The attempt to repeal last year’s big election law has taken up much of the spotlight so far this session, but it’s far from the only election issue lawmakers are tackling before they hit the campaign trail this year.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...
After opponents of last year’s election reform legislation gathered enough signatures to allow voters to uphold or strike down the law in the 2014 election, Republican lawmakers who approved the law said they got the message.Read More »
Both parties have proposals to change Arizona's election laws.Read More »
When Mary Black, an 86-year-old woman with dementia, drove away from her St. David home with no money, water or food, a system similar to the Amber Alerts for abducted children may have alerted officials to her whereabouts, Cochise County Sheriff Mark J. Dannels says.Read More »
Senate President Andy Biggs is pushing for an external audit of Arizona’s beleaguered Child Protective Services agency.Read More »
Rep. J.D. Mesnard is hoping to make the myriad unexpected consequences of last year’s campaign finance overhaul a thing of the past.Read More »
Saying harsh penalties for marijuana use do more harm than good, Arizona lawmaker Mark Cardenas wants to remove felony charges for possession without the intent to sell.Read More »
Rep. Kate Brophy McGee was brought to tears Tuesday during an emotional testimony on an Arizona bill that would bar local authorities from enforcing animal-cruelty laws on farms and other livestock operations.Read More »
The pro-immigration rights group that spearheaded the successful recall and ouster of conservative icon Russell Pearce almost three years ago is going after one of his allies in the Legislature – with a toilet.Read More »
Rep. J.D. Mesnard has, for now, abandoned plans to shrink the number of income brackets Arizona uses to calculate residents’ taxes.Read More »