Reacting to news that owner Donald Sterling had been banned for life from the NBA following revelations of racist comments, Arizona state Sen. Kelli Ward took to Twitter to defend the disgraced owner’s right to his opinion, however objectionable.Read More »
In Sen. Katie Hobbs’ second full session as minority leader of Senate Democrats, she had fewer votes...
Twenty lawmakers didn’t miss a single vote this year – far fewer than last year’s 35 who had perfect...
Gov. Doug Ducey has finished acting on all the bills lawmakers sent him this year – and the legislat...
At least a handful of the 1,361 bills introduced in Arizona this year match bills introduced in othe...
As prescription pain relievers increasingly fuel addictions around the country, Arizona is moving to...
Gov. Doug Ducey put the finishing touches on the 2016 legislative session Thursday by signing the la...
Deputy Pima County Attorney Kathleen Mayer finally, after seven years of trying, got a bill passed t...
A new law clears the way for dry needling, the use of thin needles to stimulate tight muscles, to be regulated as part of accepted physical therapy practice in Arizona.Read More »
The Arizona Legislature asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to give its members the right to draw the lines for the state’s nine congressional districts.Read More »
Stan Turley, a native Arizonan who served more than two decades in the state Legislature and was a former Senate president and speaker of the House, has died. He was 93.Read More »
Former Arizona state senator Rich Crandall who headed Wyoming's education department before a court reinstated that state's school superintendent as head of the agency says he's returning home to Arizona.Read More »
Arizona lawmakers adjourned sine die in the wee hours of April 24, ending a sometimes tumultuous 101-day legislative session with plenty of work left to come back to in just a few weeks.Read More »
An eleventh-hour change to the state’s annual tax reconciliation bill marked the end of attempts to resolve through legislation a struggle over the way Arizona taxes — or exempts from taxation — leased rooftop solar panels. The move paves the way for a potential lawsuit to settle the matter.Read More »
The Legislature gave final approval on April 24 to a measure directing Arizona officials to advise residents how to survive in the event of an electromagnetic pulse.Read More »
The bizarre saga of a bill intended to fix some unintended consequences of last year’s campaign finance overhaul neared an end after the House overrode the sponsor’s attempt to strip out the emergency clause he had fought for all session.Read More »
Rumors began swirling Tuesday night that the Legislature would make a push to end its work the following day. On Wednesday morning, it was unclear where the day's actions would lead, prompting speculation about when it would be appropriate to launch the #StartYourOwnRumor festivities.Read More »