An increasing percentage of bills introduced in the House and Senate are labeled technical corrections, which some lawmakers and political observers say are being abused and making it more difficult for people to track the legislative process.Read More »
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A bill to prevent police from profiling motorcyclists as outlaw bikers hit a snag this week when a Democratic lawmaker introduced changes that included allowing police officers to stop bikers wearing “hate symbols.’’Read More »
When Shellie Wenhold’s 9-year-old son Jonathan suffered cardiac arrest during gym class at his Georgia school, neither his teacher nor his classmates knew what to do in those critical first moments, she said.Read More »
The Arizona Legislature will again consider a bill aimed at Colorado City’s police force, but this year’s proposal is less severe than one that failed a year ago.Read More »
When his son was two years old, Rep. Phil Lovas, R-Peoria, and his wife, Corrine, watched in horror when he began to itch, his eyes became watery and his face began to “blow up” after eating peanut butter.Read More »
Arizona’s Republican congressmen recently sent a joint letter to House Speaker Andy Tobin asking him to push forward legislation barring automatic deductions of union dues from public employees’ paychecks.Read More »
Next time you’re dining in a fine restaurant, you may find yourself breaking bread next to a miniature horse – but at least it won’t be a ferret, squirrel or snake.Read More »
From the state Capitol to Washington, D.C., to New York, conservatives are reprimanding Gov. Jan Brewer over her Medicaid expansion plan. For the governor, this is hostile but familiar territory. In 2009, she earned the ire of conservatives across Arizona in 2009 when the opening gambit of her tenure turned out to be a temporary sales tax. But while that battle was primarily a local one, Brewer’s embrace of one of the core provisions of the Affordable Care Act has gotten national attention.Read More »
Arizona lawmakers are going after teenage drivers who use wireless devices. A Senate committee advanced a bill Wednesday seeking to prohibit teenagers from using cellphones and other wireless devices while they have their learner's permit and during the first six months of their license.Read More »
The door-to-door ballot collection that has characterized many a recent get-out-the-vote efforts by activist groups may be a thing of the past. On a 4-3 party line vote, the Senate Elections Committee on Tuesday approved an amended version of Sen. Michele Reagan’s Senate Bill 1003, which would make it a Class 5 felony for anyone other than a relative or household member to turn in another voter’s mail-in ballot.Read More »