Gov. Jan Brewer’s proposal to simplify the state’s tax code continued to make its way through the Arizona Legislature despite warnings from local officials and some lawmakers that one portion of the plan could threaten the passage of the entire measure.Read More »
Hoping to give Arizona legislators some breathing room between elections, Sen. John Kavanagh introdu...
A bill that would allow both chiropractors and veterinarians with advanced training to practice anim...
Gov. Doug Ducey and Andy Tobin, his new director of the Department of Weights and Measures, announce...
A Flagstaff lawmaker is hoping to throw a new roadblock in the path of those who want to legalize ma...
Republican Sen. John Kavanagh, one of the Humane Society of the United States 2014 Humane Lawmakers ...
House Republicans voted today to allow themselves to meet in secret, closed door discussions for any...
State lawmakers want to give winners of the Arizona Lottery what one calls a “running start” to prot...
A visibly upset Sen. Don Shooter entered a classroom against a school official’s will and verbally confronted a teacher during class, frightening the students and the teacher, Yuma police reported.Read More »
Teachers, administrators and school employees will be allowed to carry a concealed handgun into classrooms next school year if a bill approved by the House Appropriations Committee on Wednesday becomes law.Read More »
The chairman of the House Commerce Committee said during an informational session Wednesday that the U.S. Environmental Agency is pandering to the far left wing of the Democratic Party as it burdens Arizona with unnecessary regulations.Read More »
A sharply divided Arizona House panel approved a bill Wednesday that allows designated teachers, administrators or other employees in remote rural schools to carry a handgun.Read More »
Despite a two-hour marathon of opposition testimony from dozens of transgender people and their allies, the House Appropriations Committee on Wednesday approved a measure that has become known as the “bathroom bill.”Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer's proposed overhaul of the state's complex sales tax collection system is moving forward in the Senate, even as negotiations continue to change it to allay fears from cities and towns and some lawmakers express concern it is too sweeping to be accomplished in one session.Read More »
A bill to scrap the requirement that high school students pass the AIMS test is heading to the governor’s desk after being approved by the House on Tuesday during a heated debate.Read More »
Faced with a chorus of criticism from LGBTQ groups and even some fellow lawmakers, Republican Rep. John Kavanagh of Scottsdale is modifying his “bathroom” bill – his reaction to Phoenix’s decision to expand its anti-discrimination ordinance to include sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.Read More »
Republican state Rep. John Kavanagh of Fountain Hills is the third public official in the state facing a possible recall campaign, as opponents filed a recall petition against him today citing “attacks on students, LGBTQ individuals and attempts to thwart legitimate recall efforts.”Read More »