Senate President Andy Biggs wants to introduce a budget as early as next week, but House Republicans fear their chamber isn’t keeping up the pace, and House priorities could end up once again trampled in the Senate’s budget stampede.Read More »
Twenty lawmakers didn’t miss a single vote this year – far fewer than last year’s 35 who had perfect...
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...
As prescription pain relievers increasingly fuel addictions around the country, Arizona is moving to...
Gov. Doug Ducey put the finishing touches on the 2016 legislative session Thursday by signing the la...
Deputy Pima County Attorney Kathleen Mayer finally, after seven years of trying, got a bill passed t...
Gov. Doug Ducey signed legislation today to kill the ability of cities to keep pet stores from selli...
The Attorney General’s Office today confirmed that it is investigating whether House Speaker David Gowan misused state vehicles and improperly billed the state for miles he shouldn’t have been reimbursed for.Read More »
The House has passed a proposal that would erect a new barrier before some rural counties could keep rules requiring new developments to have a 100-year water supply.Read More »
A sweeping campaign finance bill enacted by the Arizona Legislature that critics say will flood the state with dark money in campaigns also removes criminal penalties for various types of political corruption.Read More »
Latino and civil rights groups behind a 2010 boycott of Arizona designed to pressure the state into stopping anti-immigrant legislation on Wednesday said they are considered a renewed boycott because of a new series of legislative proposals.Read More »
Gov. Doug Ducey signed emergency legislation Tuesday to partly repeal a law designed to keep those underage from purchasing alcohol. The immediate effect will be to allow bartenders and store clerks to honor licenses that were specifically designed for those underage.Read More »
Unable to block local “living wage” laws, state senators voted on April 5 to stop local governments from telling employers they have to provide everything from paid sick leave to pensions.Read More »
Eager to avoid a debate on same-sex adoption rights in an election year, House Republican leadership is refusing to bring a bill to a vote on the House floor.Read More »
The fate of new development in Cochise County cities could depend on how Gov. Doug Ducey feels about creating exceptions to existing water supply laws.Read More »
The head of the state's chief anti-abortion group said she will move to block any legislation to allow doctors in Arizona to use RU-486 to terminate pregnancies using the new standards adopted this past week by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.Read More »