The Arizona House of Representatives on March 5 approved a bill that would place restrictions on where people can ask for spare change, and outlaw “aggressive panhandling.”Read More »
The Arizona Department of Corrections is asking for another 2,500 private prison beds to address a s...
It isn’t often that Republican Rep. Bob Thorpe of Flagstaff finds himself agreeing with the American...
Sen. Ed Ableser is resigning from the Arizona Senate at the end of September to lead a new anti-bull...
When news broke that more than seven months of court-ordered negotiations between education groups a...
An early childhood development program is back in the Legislature’s crosshairs, five years after law...
Prosecutors have agreed to drop an open container charge against a state representative as long as h...
Public officials cannot ban people outright from their buildings even if they have caused a disturba...
The international furor over SB1062 has led to a reassessment of the Evangelical Christian lobby behind the bill and whose power at the Capitol was considered to be unparalleled. Some said the Center for Arizona Policy and its president, Cathi Herrod, overreached and gave the state a black eye. Others say that even if its influence is undiminished.Read More »
When Gov. Jan Brewer signed the repeal of Arizona’s election law from last year, HB2305, its opponents got what they wanted — sort of. They wanted to repeal it, but they wanted to do it at the polls, where a defeat of the law might give lawmakers pause from ever bringing the legislation back.Read More »
For Doris Goodale’s grown daughter, drug addiction didn’t begin with a party and a syringe. It was a doctor and a pill. When Stephanie Goodale suffered from severe kidney issues, the doctor gave her an extended prescription to opioid pain ...Read More »
Former House Speaker Joe Lane, whose political career was cut short in the wake of the impeachment of Gov. Evan Mecham, died today in Tucson.Read More »
Newspapers are not going to lose a government-mandated source of revenue, at least not this year.Read More »
The Senate approved a measure directing Arizona officials to advise residents how to prepare for a disaster of Armageddon-like proportions.Read More »
The Arizona House has approved a bill giving state police and other Department of Public Safety workers a $40 million raise over the next three years.Read More »
The city of Glendale would get up to $2 million to pay security costs associated with next year's Super Bowl under a bill approved Wednesday by the Arizona House of Representatives.Read More »
Five Republican senators helped to kill an anti-Common Core bill Wednesday, a day after giving their approval in a preliminary floor vote.Read More »