Gov. Jan Brewer’s Medicaid expansion got its first day in court as attorneys argued over whether 36 Republican lawmakers who opposed the plan have the right to sue over it.Read More »
The slide in the percentage of education funds that ends up in Arizona classrooms appears to have st...
Constitutional issues stalled legislation that aims to update Arizona laws regulating microbrewerie...
State lawmakers are moving to let Arizonans fly off on vacation to New York, Hawaii or even just to ...
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...
Republicans and Democrats joined forces in the Arizona House of Representatives today to kill a bill...
Common Core appears to be here to stay, at least for the time being. ...
The American Legislative Exchange Council’s Arizona chairwoman said the state’s lawmakers are still standing strong with the conservative organization, despite negative press attention that has cost the group hundreds of members from other states.Read More »
Saying her new job is too demanding, state Sen. Linda Lopez said Thursday she will resign from the Legislature no later than next month.Read More »
A panel of lawmakers, tax experts and economists voted Thursday to recommend a series of changes to Arizona’s individual income tax code, including an eleventh-hour proposal to reduce the number of income brackets used to calculate tax rates paid by Arizonans.Read More »
A panel of lawmakers, lobbyists and economists may recommend several changes to Arizona individual income tax code today when the Joint Task Force on Income Tax Reform meets for the final time this year.Read More »
Arizona may be the first state to consider legislation designed to hinder the National Security Agency’s ability to spy within its borders.Read More »
Sen. Leah Landrum Taylor ended her exploratory campaign and announced an official run for secretary of state, becoming the first Democrat in the race for Arizona’s number two office.Read More »
Arizona, other states retaliate against ‘revenge porn’
Sparked by a new law approved by the California legislature this fall, Arizona is one of several states where lawmakers are proposing bills to criminalize “revenge porn.”
Supporters of the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission argued that the Legislature’s lawsuit against the remapping panel violates the Voter Protection Act.Read More »
The Joint Task Force on Income Tax Reform plans to meet one final time in hopes that it can agree on a series of recommendations for simplifying Arizona’s personal income tax system that could be taken up by the full Legislature in 2014.Read More »