Sen. Linda Lopez has submitted her resignation from the state Senate, effective Jan. 13, the first day of the 2014 legislative session.Read More »
A solar demand charge from SRP and a Senate bill aimed at adding requirements to solar leases both m...
Last week’s deadline to hear bills in chamber-of-origin committees was the single biggest hurdle for...
The slide in the percentage of education funds that ends up in Arizona classrooms appears to have st...
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Action from yesterday’s legislative session included passage of bills creating a separate set of ani...
A Cronkite News review of all bills introduced this legislative session found that those authored by...
The separate campaign committees that dozens of candidates have filed for the 2014 primary and general elections will soon be a thing of the past if Rep. J.D. Mesnard can round up support quickly enough for a bill to eliminate the onerous new requirement.Read More »
While the nation watches Colorado adults buy marijuana in retail stores for non-medical consumption, advocates of a similar arrangement in Arizona are working to follow the Centennial State’s lead.Read More »
Arizona's state forester is citing a growing threat from wildfires as he requests a doubling of his agency's budget.Read More »
After initially denying rumors that she planned to resign from the Arizona State Senate, Sen. Linda Lopez finally conceded that she’ll leave her post in January. But rather than resign immediately, the Tucson Democrat has drawn criticism from her colleagues for staying at the Legislature to gain another year of service in order to pad her retirement benefits.Read More »
Sen. Rick Murphy was in court Thursday for the first of three trial dates scheduled to determine if his adoptive daughters can be returned home to him.Read More »
The rapidly rising number of uninvestigated abuse and neglect reports at Child Protective Services was documented in years of reports to the governor and Legislature, Department of Economic Services Director Clarence Carter confirmed Monday.Read More »
After three failed attempts, a group that is seeking California-style property tax limits in Arizona is preparing for another push to get the question on the 2014 ballot.Read More »
The Arizona Supreme Court on Tuesday will hear arguments on the injunction against higher new contribution limits approved by the Legislature. It ruling on the matter may well be the final word on how much money candidates can accept during the 2014 elections.Read More »
Thousands of pages of confidential records of child abuse cases found last month outside a dumpster are unrelated to the discovery that more than 6,500 complaints went uninvestigated, the head of the Department of Economic Security said Monday.Read More »