Gov. Jan Brewer signed a bill Tuesday making it easier for elected officials to seek new offices without violating the state’s resign-to-run law.Read More »
The slide in the percentage of education funds that ends up in Arizona classrooms appears to have st...
Constitutional issues stalled legislation that aims to update Arizona laws regulating microbrewerie...
State lawmakers are moving to let Arizonans fly off on vacation to New York, Hawaii or even just to ...
Action from yesterday’s legislative session included passage of bills creating a separate set of ani...
A Cronkite News review of all bills introduced this legislative session found that those authored by...
Republicans and Democrats joined forces in the Arizona House of Representatives today to kill a bill...
Common Core appears to be here to stay, at least for the time being. ...
Gov. Jan Brewer has signed a bill that makes it easier to fire some low-performing teachers.Read More »
Arizona cities and counties that hold community gun buyback events will have to sell the surrendered weapons instead of destroying them under a bill Gov. Jan Brewer signed into law Monday.Read More »
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has signed a bill approving a license plate that would raise money for public school teachers.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer has signed a bill into law that allows for new charter school admission preferences benefiting some siblings and grandchildren.Read More »
The Committee of the Whole, the last chance to amend measures in either chamber before bills go to the floor for a third read, can represent a tremendous hurdle for lawmakers guiding their legislation through the process.Read More »
Opponents of Gov. Jan Brewer’s Medicaid expansion plan proposed a state-only health care program for the remaining childless adults still covered by the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System.Read More »
The state House sent Gov. Jan Brewer a bill Wednesday that would require scrap metal dealers to register with the Arizona Department of Public Safety and would increase penalties for dealers who knowingly purchase stolen materials.Read More »
Two additional staffers and three students at a Yuma charter school told investigators they want to pursue charges against Sen. Don Shooter after he confronted a teacher in her classroom, prompting police to recommend prosecutors seek nine misdemeanor charges against the lawmaker.
The added victims make for a total of seven individuals pursuing charges against the Yuma Republican, who barged into a classroom at the EOC Charter High School on the morning of March 22, according to police.
Senate President Andy Biggs said Tuesday he would do “everything I can” to prevent Gov. Jan Brewer’s proposal to expand Medicaid from reaching the Senate floor for a vote.Read More »