A bill designed to prevent future fights over who controls employees of the state Board of Education died Wednesday in the Arizona House after conservatives revolted against what they saw as a weakening of the state school superintendent's power.Read More »
It isn’t often that Republican Rep. Bob Thorpe of Flagstaff finds himself agreeing with the American...
Sen. Ed Ableser is resigning from the Arizona Senate at the end of September to lead a new anti-bull...
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Arizona Republican legislators advanced several election-related bills Wednesday that Democrats say would limit voter participation and open the doors to heavier spending to influence elections by deep-pocketed donors.Read More »
Gov. Doug Ducey vetoed a bill Wednesday that would have made Arizona the third state behind Utah and Oklahoma to recognize gold and silver as legal tender.Read More »
Gov. Doug Ducey signed two bills Wednesday that prevent aggressive panhandling. Republican Sen. John Kavanagh, R-Fountain Hills, said the bills are an attempt to limit fear and apprehension surrounding panhandling.Read More »
Western states need to band together to get the federal government to relinquish control of lands in Arizona and elsewhere, a Utah legislator told a group of Arizona lawmakers Wednesday morning.Read More »
Arizona Senate President Andy Biggs said he wants to end the 2015 legislative session by Thursday — a target that would make it the shortest session in nearly 50 years.Read More »
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed a bill Tuesday increasing the production cap for state microbreweries while at Four Peaks Brewing Company's original restaurant in Tempe.Read More »
Arizona taxi companies that also operate ride-hailing services won a major concession Tuesday on insurance in a bill overhauling regulations for firms such as Uber and Lyft.Read More »
A nominee for the Arizona Board of Education won’t be confirmed this year over one senator’s objections to his support of the Common Core education standards.Read More »
Gov. Doug Ducey plans to sign a bill allowing microbreweries to keep running their restaurants even as they grow into large beer producers at a Tempe brew pub.Read More »