A proposal to change Arizona’s Voter Protection Act would make it easier for lawmakers to repeal or alter laws approved by a popular vote of the people.Read More »
Republican Rep. Jay Lawrence of Scottsdale told readers of the blog that he had filed a complaint wi...
When Javan “J.D.” Mesnard first showed up at the Capitol in 2002, he was a messy-haired 21-year-old ...
Drugmakers that produce opioid painkillers and allied advocacy groups have spent more than $880 mill...
Rep. Ceci Velasquez, D-Phoenix, has agreed to a plea bargain to end a criminal case alleging food st...
The City of Phoenix has sued the state over a law passed earlier this year that changes the way muni...
Rep. J.D. Mesnard, R-Chandler, appears to have locked up the votes to become the next speaker of the...
UPDATE: Republican Rep. J.D. Mesnard has apparently locked up the support necessary to become the ne...
A GOP lawmaker wants to allow candidates to keep their home addresses secret, an effort that could make it more difficult to verify that an elected official or candidate for office lives in the district they claim to represent.Read More »
Rep. Jay Lawrence abandoned his proposal to add the words “non citizen” to Dreamers’ driver’s licenses after discovering there’s no problem that the legislation would solve.Read More »
The Arizona House of Representatives is fast-tracking a bill to create a new high-stakes civics test that high school students would be required to pass before they could graduate.Read More »
Arizona won’t be springing forward with the rest of the country, at least not this year.Read More »
Rep. Kelly Townsend is going to bat for two sisters who, according to social media advocates, have been taken from their mother by the state and allowed to become medical guinea pigs.Read More »
New Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey is reaching out to the business community to help him fulfill his campaign promise to make government more efficient for companies.Read More »
An Arizona lawmaker wants to make it more difficult for voters to amend Arizona’s Constitution, but first he has to convince voters that it’s the right thing to do.Read More »
Calling it bad use of public funds, a Mesa lawmaker wants to bar people from using their public benefits cards on fast food.Read More »
Burton Barr had a hand in virtually every major piece of legislation that passed through the Arizona House of Representatives during the 20 years he held sway as the indomitable, tireless majority leader.Read More »