The House gave preliminary approval Monday to a measure that would require an external audit of the maligned department of Child Protective Services.Read More »
Jockeying for Senate leadership positions has begun, and one incumbent member of the Republican’s le...
Arizona high schoolers who can’t name at least one branch of government, define the United States as...
Away from the media limelight, another political race is shaping up that will have tremendous reperc...
The new Department of Child Services is asking for an additional $27.6 million for fiscal year 2016 ...
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer is declaring a statewide emergency because of flooding from major storms tha...
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Four months after the elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, lawmakers banned at least ...
Efforts to recall Sen. Kimberly Yee for her refusal to hear legislation that could provide funding for medical marijuana research are “still on” after a veterans committee rejected a deal brokered by its chairman.Read More »
A Tucson firm is hoping to launch Arizonans toward the edge of space – or maybe somewhere close to that – from Southern Arizona. Now they need state lawmakers to clear the path.Read More »
Your November ballot will contain a new warning that lawmakers cannot nullify voters’ decisions on citizen initiatives if a bill approved by the House becomes law.Read More »
State education leaders will scrounge to find $5 million to make up the difference between the estimated cost of a new achievement test and the dollars the Legislature appropriated for it.Read More »
Guns and Ammo Magazine didn’t name Arizona the best place to live for gun owners for nothing. Republican lawmakers have consistently deregulated gun ownership, making it possible to have more people carrying guns in more places with less training. That all adds up to some of the most relaxed gun laws in the country, which the magazine cited when putting out its 2013 analysis of state gun laws.Read More »
Arizona Department of Education lobbyists inaccurately testified before legislative committees about funding for students in a program that provides public money for private education, according to an Arizona Department of Education memo issued today.Read More »
A deal brokered between veterans supporting medical marijuana research and Sen. Kimberly Yee appears to have broken down.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer will have to decide if a three-wheel motorcycle should require a motorcycle license to operate, and whether party-goers can continue to drink and peddle on “party bikes.”Read More »
Not content to deal with domestic issues, the Arizona House has gone on record as saying the entire West Bank belongs to Israel and the 650,000 Jews who have settled there since the 1967 war “reside there legitimately.’’Read More »