In the aftermath of the Yarnell Hill Fire that consumed the lives of 19 firefighters, Arizona lawmakers are facing difficult decisions about what responsibility the state should have to provide benefits to fallen first responders.Read More »
A Flagstaff lawmaker is hoping to throw a new roadblock in the path of those who want to legalize ma...
Republican Sen. John Kavanagh, one of the Arizona Humane Society’s 2014 Humane Lawmakers of the Year...
House Republicans voted today to allow themselves to meet in secret, closed door discussions for any...
State lawmakers want to give winners of the Arizona Lottery what one calls a “running start” to prot...
People scoffed when Senate President Andy Biggs said he wanted a 65-day legislative session in 2015....
After several years of failed bills attempting to curtail distracted driving caused by smartphones a...
A Democratic lawmaker wants to require Arizona schools to post health-related information on their w...
Initiative takes aim at cities, hoping to force changes at the Legislature
A proposed pension reform initiative would put a straightjacket on city and county budgets until they fix a problem that they have little power to change.
A law passed by the Arizona Legislature this year was so obviously unconstitutional that the Arizona Supreme Court skipped oral arguments in a lawsuit against it and struck down the law.Read More »
The writing has been on the wall for a while, but now it’s official – Medicaid expansion won’t be on the ballot next November.Read More »
The Protect Your Right to Vote committee today announced they had collected more than 146,000 signatures in their quest to refer the election reform bill, HB2305, to the ballot.Read More »
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors today appointed former lawmaker David Farnsworth as the next state senator in Legislative District 16.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer is following through on her promise to help out the Republican lawmakers who stood with her in the fight for Medicaid expansion.Read More »
The chairman of the Apache County Board of Supervisors told county attorneys they shouldn't start a legal battle over Sen. Carlyle Begay’s qualifications to hold office. Rep. Albert Hale claims that Begay has lived in Gilbert, not Ganado, for the last seven years, and therefore can't represent Apache County in the Arizona Senate.Read More »
A delegation from the Arizona House of Representatives is headed to Mexico City on Sept. 9 for a few days of networking, image-improving and laying the groundwork for a permanent Arizona office to deal with trade and tourism between Arizona and the Mexican capital.Read More »
GOP leaders in Maricopa County selected Republicans Dave Farnsworth, John Fillmore and Rep. Kelly Townsend as nominees to serve as the next state senator in Legislative District 16. The slate of nominees will be forwarded to the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors, which will select one of three to replace former Sen. Rich Crandall.Read More »