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 »
Underage drinkers could get drunk and then get medical help under a proposal from an Arizona senator...
A confluence of circumstances is aiding the persistence of a rumor at the Arizona Capitol – the “cra...
Republican Reps. Sonny Borrelli and Kelly Townsend are concerned about lawmakers’ safety. So they ha...
Four Peaks Brewing Co. co-owner Andy Ingram has a dilemma: If he wants to produce more beer, he migh...
Hoping to give Arizona legislators some breathing room between elections, Sen. John Kavanagh introdu...
A bill that would allow both chiropractors and veterinarians with advanced training to practice anim...
Gov. Doug Ducey and Andy Tobin, his new director of the Department of Weights and Measures, announce...
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 »
As a retired Marine, Rep. Sonny Borrelli, R-Lake Havasu City, said he knows how challenging it can be for veterans transitioning back to civilian life.Read More »
Identical, obscure proposals in each legislative chamber would make a major change to the state’s legal system. And even though they appear to be dead, the question of whether it’s right to force lawyers to join the State Bar of Arizona will likely rise again.Read More »
With the committee deadline to hear bills in their chamber of origin passed, the major work of weeding out bills is done. But like weeds, bills are never really dead, and can sprout back up at any time before the session ends.Read More »