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 »
House Speaker-elect David Gowan of Sierra Vista announced committee chairmanships for a total of 19 ...
Governor-elect Doug Ducey campaigned on the slogan “opportunity for all.” For some lawmakers, the bi...
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...
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 »
The Citizen's Clean Election Commission would be consolidated with the Arizona Secretary of State's office and take on added responsibilities for overseeing election law violations and lobbyist reporting under a bill approved by a Senate committee Tuesday.Read More »
House Speaker Andy Tobin hit a conservative bump in the road to getting his research tax credit bill into law when 14 Republican lawmakers voted against the measure on the floor Monday. However, Democrats voted for the measure, allowing it to pass.Read More »
A bill to set a low, state-wide penalty for violating local fireworks regulations sparked a debate in the House on Monday when Democrats argued the bill would take away local control and lead to possible catastrophe.Read More »
The practice of locking problem children in small confined rooms at school isn’t going to stop under HB2476, but supporters say at least parents will have the right to know their children can be in solitary confinement.Read More »
A bill to allow miniature horses in restaurants galloped through the House on Tuesday with only one dissenting vote, and will now head to the Senate.Read More »
One Arizona lawmaker wants to shut down dispensaries that use unclear labels for its food products. Another bill would allow colleges and universities to conduct medical marijuana research. A third would allow county zoning ordinances to apply to marijuana cultivation.Read More »