An Arizona Senate panel cleared legislation that would require political organizations to better organize signatures they collect and reward those that conduct background checks of their own paid circulators.Read More »
With marriage licenses being issued to gay couples across the state, Republican lawmakers are alread...
In November, voters will decide whether to increase lawmakers’ salaries to $35,000 a year from $24,0...
With marriage licenses just starting to be issued to gay couples across the state, lawmakers are alr...
The Arizona Department of Revenue will delay the implementation of a key provision of Gov. Jan Brewe...
Senate President Andy Biggs and 26 other Republican lawmakers oppose passage of a $935 million bond ...
Richard Stavneak, director of the Joint Budget Legislative Committee, said the $1 billion budget gap...
A trial court judge ruled today that the state must begin resetting inflation adjustments for public...
The Arizona House has passed a bill expanding from three to five the number of judicial nominees a commission sends to the governor for her to choose from.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer brought supporters Tuesday to the state Capitol to rally behind her plan to expand Medicaid to about 300,000 more Arizonans, ramping up pressure on lawmakers to vote for the expansion that she fought tooth and nail up until last year's Supreme Court decision upholding the federal health care overhaul.Read More »
Almost four months after voters rejected a similar measure, the Arizona Senate approved a resolution Monday that could send another state sovereignty measure to voters in November 2014.Read More »
With no debate, the House on Monday approved a controversial tort reform bill that would require plaintiffs in civil action cases involving personal injury, wrongful death or destruction of property to disclose other benefits paid through their insurance.Read More »
Two more election-reform bills cleared the Arizona Senate Monday afternoon as Democrats ramp up their efforts to convince the U.S. Department of Justice that a series of election bills would harm minority voters participation.Read More »
A House bill that seeks to raise limits on campaign contributions could discourage candidates from using Arizona’s Clean Elections system, election officials warned.Read More »
Freshman Republican Rep. Adam Kwasman of Oro Valley came up to the Legislature with big plans to enact big ideas.Read More »
For decades, police have been peering into backyards from helicopters to look for signs of crime without having to get search warrants. But the impending revolution of drones, or unmanned aircraft, brings fears of a Big Brother rising to watch over people’s lives. And now concern about unmanned aircraft has spawned legislation to force police officers to get court approval when they want to use the technology in criminal investigations.Read More »
A state Senate bill is raising the question of how many committees it takes to build a highway in Arizona. The measure would require a legislative committee to review most new highway construction projects as a final hurdle before work could begin.Read More »