The new Department of Child Services is asking for an additional $27.6 million for fiscal year 2016 to keep up with growth and replace an antiquated database that keeps track of the state’s abused and neglected kids.Read More »
In approving the fiscal-year 2017 state budget May 4, lawmakers swept funds dedicated for combating ...
Thwarted in earlier attempts, Republican supporters of a program to provide health insurance to the ...
State lawmakers voted on May 5 to make the ability of nearly 80,000 people to continue to get food s...
The Arizona House rejected a bill Wednesday that would stiffen sentences for immigrants in the count...
Largely along party lines, Arizona lawmakers approved a roughly $9.6 billion budget shortly after mi...
Businesses in the state's two largest counties could soon find themselves escaping a cost -- at the ...
The Senate passed legislation May 3 that will end a year-long court battle between the State Board o...
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer is declaring a statewide emergency because of flooding from major storms that dropped heavy rain and she's also telling non-essential state employees to stay home Monday.Read More »
Across the country, a thriving dissatisfaction with the U.S. government is prompting a growing spate of bills in state legislatures aimed at defying federal control over firearms - more than 200 during the last decade, a News21 investigation found.Read More »
Four months after the elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, lawmakers banned at least 115 types of semi-automatic firearms. Four months after the shooting of a congresswoman and a federal judge in Tucson, lawmakers in Arizona declared the Colt Army Action Revolver the official state gun.Read More »
Republican leaders from Legislative District 6 and GOP officials have settled on a candidate to replace the late Sen. Chester Crandell as the party’s Senate nominee – former legislator and current Navajo County supervisor Sylvia Allen.Read More »
A Navajo County sheriff’s official says an autopsy has confirmed that Arizona state Sen. Chester Crandell died from injuries he suffered when he was thrown from a horse.Read More »
Arizona state Sen. Chester Crandell was found dead Monday by his family, who went searching after the senator failed to return from a horseback ride near Heber-Overgaard.Read More »
The Arizona Supreme Court sided with a lower court’s ruling that there was “no evidence” Senate candidate Toby Farmer knew that seven signatures on his petitions to run for office were forged, allowing the GOP hopeful to run against incumbent Sen. Don Shooter.Read More »
Beginning today, pawnbrokers can charge higher interest, bigger prizes will be available at some bars and restaurants, and some cough medicines will be off-limits to minors.Read More »
There will be almost double the number of students from last year starting the new school year in a program that provides public money for private schools.Read More »