Arizona lawmakers often walk a fine line between passing bills that are legal and enacting ones that turn out to be unconstitutional.Read More »
The fact that politics may have been involved in drawing legislative lines is no reason to declare t...
The successful gubernatorial candidate who promised to balance the budget without tax hikes or borro...
The powerful Appropriations Committee of the Arizona House is getting a new chairman. Term limits...
As Arizona Democrats engage in a round of post-election soul searching after their 2014 drubbing, so...
Lawmakers get a fresh start in budget negotiations come January, when the next legislative session k...
It’s going to be a new world on the Ninth Floor. After six years, Gov. Jan Brewer is leaving office....
Three factors have consistently been cited as big contributors to the estimated $1 billion deficit t...
Saying the American Dream is on life support and in need of help, Republican Rep. Tom Forese of Chandler beat back bipartisan opposition to his bill allowing a new type of corporation — a benefit corporation.Read More »
Residents who fear that Big Brother or others are peaking into their electronic reading list at the local public library will have no reason to worry if a bill approved by the House on March 4 becomes law.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 »
By a vote of 32-27, the House on March 4 approved a bill that would assert the Legislature’s authority over employee benefits in the private sector, and prohibit any further regulation on employee benefits by any city, county, town or political subdivision.Read More »
The House passed a new version on March 6 of a bill stimulated by corruption in Colorado City.Read More »
As fewer candidates choose to run for office using Arizona’s Clean Elections system, lawmakers are sensing the system’s vulnerability and are preparing to deal a death blow.Read More »
The Arizona Legislature will wait to consider the regulation of drones for at least another year.Read More »
Sen. Rich Crandall announced today that he will not serve his entire term, and will retire from legislative service at some point after the current legislative session ends to pursue new professional opportunities.Read More »
Sen. Don Shooter persuaded his fellow senators to advance a bill out of the Senate on March 7 by promising them the bill as written is essentially dead on arrival in the House.Read More »