The Arizona Senate wasted no time amending a $9.24 billion budget approved last week by the House, claiming that a consensus had been reached among the two chambers and Gov. Jan Brewer on a spending plan that more closely resembles the one senators approved on March 20.Read More »
The budget framework approved by legislative leadership and Gov. Doug Ducey appears to give a green ...
An Arizona House committee in the middle of the night approved a package of budget bills and seemed ...
Republican lawmakers agreed Thursday to ask voters to increase the state's minimum wage -- but in a ...
Solar and utilities dropped all plans for three ballot measures and instead decided to begin settlem...
Gov. Doug Ducey is looking to maintain the status quo in the in the face of a proposed policy change...
A Senate committee on Wednesday advanced a package of budget bills that outline a $9.58 billion spen...
Republican lawmakers are moving to use state funds to help privately run charter schools borrow mone...
Plans to create a veterinary school at the University of Arizona have hit a roadblock as state lawmakers approved just enough money to tease the idea but not enough to actually make it happen.Read More »
Senate President Andy Biggs said his chamber may not accept the changes to the budget made late Thursday by the House.Read More »
An Arizona Senate committee plans to review changes the House made in the budget package senators passed a week and a half ago.Read More »
A Senate panel voted March 25 to set up a “virtual fence’’ along the U.S.-Mexico border — but provided absolutely no cash to do that.Read More »
Efforts to redefine Arizona’s trespassing statute have hit another snag: Some GOP lawmakers in the Senate object to a proposal calling trespassing a violation of any state or local law.Read More »
The for-hire vehicle industry, which has operated here in Arizona for decades under simple but highly effective standards designed to keep riders safe, proposes that UberX, Lyft and other “ride sharers” meet the same modest set of safety standards.Read More »
The Arizona House has begun debating a state budget plan that adds spending to the plan passed by the Senate.Read More »
As a member of the Navajo Nation and an Army veteran, a state representative says Arizona needs to do more to honor Native Americans who have served and sacrificed for their country.Read More »
CHANDLER – In Denise Phillips’ 1-acre backyard, 11 chickens are tucked away in a corner coop, and 4-year-old Phoebe Brethower is beyond excited to play with them.Read More »