The Senate is poised to pass a $9.13 billion fiscal 2015 budget on Thursday, and the House may follow suit next week when it begins its own debate on a plan expected to mirror the one proposed by Senate President Andy Biggs. Yet a question remains, one that Sen. Steve Pierce asked in the Senate’s GOP caucus meeting on Wednesday afternoon: “Do we really expect this to be signed by the governor?”Read More »
For only the second time in 12 years, a legislative leader declined to sit down with the Arizona Cap...
House Minority Leader Eric Meyer came to the Capitol eight years ago almost as a fluke. In 2008, ano...
After 14 years as a state legislator, Senate President Andy Biggs won’t be returning to the Capitol ...
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Gov. Doug Ducey has finished acting on all the bills lawmakers sent him this year – and the legislat...
At least a handful of the 1,361 bills introduced in Arizona this year match bills introduced in othe...
Electric car manufacturer Tesla Motors would be allowed to sell cars in Arizona without establishing a dealer network under a bill approved by a state Senate committee Wednesday.Read More »
As a 25-foot tower set up in the state Senate parking lot scanned those walking by Tuesday, Sen. Bob Worsley said Arizona should invest in such a system to help the Border Patrol.Read More »
Maricopa County Supervisors plan to name a replacement for Rep. Ruben Gallego next week.Read More »
The Arizona Senate Appropriations Committee advanced a $9.13 billion budget package fiscal 2014-2015 on Tuesday afternoon, with all votes breaking on party lines as the chamber’s Republican majority took charge.Read More »
The House is taking its first steps toward introducing its own budget proposal as a counter to the proposal the Senate introduced late Monday.Read More »
An Arizona Senate committee approved five major pro-gun bills on Monday, advancing what Republicans call necessary legislation to protect Second Amendment rights but what Democrats say is unnecessary and a waste of time.Read More »
A former state senator who resigned in 2012 over a domestic violence incident involving his ex-girlfriend has dropped his lawsuit against Phoenix.Read More »
A legal battle between the city of Phoenix and the Goldwater Institute over police officers who get paid to conduct union work has spilled over into the Arizona Legislature.Read More »
The Arizona Senate on Monday voted against four conservative Republican bills targeting employee unions and a set of educational standards known nationally as Common Core.Read More »