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 »
Although all 90 seats in the Arizona Legislature are up for election Nov. 4, in reality, the partisa...
Former lawmaker David Burnell Smith, who narrowly lost a bid for the Arizona House of Representative...
One night in 2008, the Arizona Senate became the backdrop of a showdown over a referral to prohibit ...
The grandiose rhetoric of Proposition 122 doesn’t match its actual language. The measure seeks to...
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...
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 »
The Arizona Senate passed a bill to create a uniform license plate design that would accommodate all organizations that want to offer specialty plates as a revenue source.Read More »
The Arizona Senate gave preliminary approval today to a bill that would recognize gold and silver as legal tender in the state, an effort its sponsor said harkens back to a basic reading of the United States Constitution and respect for a basic form of wealth.Read More »
Candidates will be able to raise twice the current campaign contribution limits from political committees if a bill approved by the House becomes law.Read More »
The House approved a measure that would repeal automatic benefit increases for new state employees, and change benefits for surviving family members of deceased Arizona state employees.Read More »
Small claims courts won’t be so small anymore if a bill approved by the House Tuesday becomes law.Read More »
Some teachers or administrators in rural schools and retired police officers working in any Arizona school would be allowed to carry a gun under a proposal approved by a Senate committee Tuesday.Read More »