Traditionally, Republicans campaign on limiting government, but many introduce one or more bills that would expand government right after they win re-election. It’s done in various ways – establishing a new commission, adding new regulations for an industry, launching a new program, or adding to what has already been established.Read More »
The once-biennial ballot measure asking voters if their lawmakers deserve a pay raise is becoming th...
Arizona Rep. Sonny Borrelli pleaded guilty to a domestic violence charge in 2001 after police respon...
Arizona Sen. Kimberly Yee will speak at the Republic National Convention in Cleveland. ...
Republican Reps. J.D. Mesnard and Darin Mitchell, along with Republican Sen. Don Shooter, who is pla...
A complaint filed with the Internal Revenue Service against a “dark money” group that spent hundreds...
Democratic Rep. Ceci Velasquez dropped out of her re-election race in Legislative District 29 today ...
Throughout the 16 years that John Hays served in the Arizona Legislature, it was a kinder, gentler p...
When state House and Senate committees each approved a bill to legalize ridesharing in Arizona last week, the committee rooms were eerily quiet and devoid of the hype that surrounded last year’s ridesharing bills.Read More »
Action from yesterday's legislative session included passage of bills blocking the sale of insurance policies under the federal Affordable Care Act in Arizona if they include coverage for abortion; eliminating the current requirement that students pass all three sections of Arizona’s Instrument to Measure Standards; increasing the penalty for the theft of beer and more.Read More »
Since 2009, the Arizona Attorney General’s Office has received more than 500 complaints about rooftop solar, ranging from “Do Not Call” list violations to a failure to disclose the total cost to a buyer.Read More »
The disabled community turned out en masse to oppose a bill that would allow restaurant owners to ban service animals from their restaurants, and the bill went down during a committee hearing.Read More »
A Senate panel has advanced a bill that attempts to rein in the rampant use of proxies at Republican intraparty elections, but some local party leaders say the bill is unnecessarily overreaching.Read More »
Lawmakers overwhelmingly advanced a bill that would allow underage drinkers to seek medical attention without fear of prosecution, but worry the measure fails to address the root problem of binge drinking among young adults.Read More »
Republican Rep. Bob Thorpe of Flagstaff wants to ensure that the fluffy dog sitting next to you in a restaurant is really a service animal, and not just someone’s pet.Read More »
State lawmakers took the first steps Wednesday to restricting public access to the images from police body cameras. SB 1300 neither requires nor prohibits officers from taking videos when they deal with the public.Read More »
State lawmakers are moving to do what schools chief Diane Douglas has so far been unable: Kill the Common Core academic standards and any tests associated with them.Read More »