A sharply divided Arizona House has given final approval to a bill lowering the property tax rate assessed on fixtures and other so-called "personal property" businesses own if they expand and add jobs.Read More »
State lawmakers are moving HB2485 to require the state to buy computer programs for English learners...
State elections officials believe there’s enough merit to allegations that Sen. Rick Murphy violated...
A bill expanding the scope of Arizona’s trespassing laws is drawing comparison to efforts in 2010 to...
Arizona lawmakers want to exempt autopsy photos from the Arizona public records laws, so the House o...
A measure asking voters every eight years to reconsider ballot measures that require spending money ...
For Sen. Kimberly Yee, R-Phoenix, some edible medical marijuana products are too easy to mistake for candy and should be labeled clearly by law.Read More »
Arguing that struggling schools and students need more class time and less summer vacation, state representatives approved a bill to allow such schools to increase their calendar year to 200 days, and pull in some extra state money in the process.Read More »
An Arizona Senate panel cleared legislation that would require political organizations to better organize signatures they collect and reward those that conduct background checks of their own paid circulators.Read More »
The Arizona House has passed a bill expanding from three to five the number of judicial nominees a commission sends to the governor for her to choose from.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer brought supporters Tuesday to the state Capitol to rally behind her plan to expand Medicaid to about 300,000 more Arizonans, ramping up pressure on lawmakers to vote for the expansion that she fought tooth and nail up until last year's Supreme Court decision upholding the federal health care overhaul.Read More »
Almost four months after voters rejected a similar measure, the Arizona Senate approved a resolution Monday that could send another state sovereignty measure to voters in November 2014.Read More »
With no debate, the House on Monday approved a controversial tort reform bill that would require plaintiffs in civil action cases involving personal injury, wrongful death or destruction of property to disclose other benefits paid through their insurance.Read More »
Two more election-reform bills cleared the Arizona Senate Monday afternoon as Democrats ramp up their efforts to convince the U.S. Department of Justice that a series of election bills would harm minority voters participation.Read More »
A House bill that seeks to raise limits on campaign contributions could discourage candidates from using Arizona’s Clean Elections system, election officials warned.Read More »