What's become a yearly effort at the Arizona Legislature to end a requirement for governments to publish notices in newspapers has hit a major snag in the Senate.Read More »
Sen. Ed Ableser is resigning from the Arizona Senate at the end of September to lead a new anti-bull...
When news broke that more than seven months of court-ordered negotiations between education groups a...
An early childhood development program is back in the Legislature’s crosshairs, five years after law...
Prosecutors have agreed to drop an open container charge against a state representative as long as h...
Public officials cannot ban people outright from their buildings even if they have caused a disturba...
After spending more than $325,000 on renovations in the past year, and abandoning plans to spend ano...
If you’re a lawyer named John Johnson, you might end up in the Arizona Legislature. A review of the ...
Attorney General Tom Horne is going to ask the Legislature for money for a Mohave County Sheriff’s deputy to patrol Colorado City now that a bill inspired by corruption of the polygamist town’s police force died unceremoniously in the Senate.Read More »
The legislative process at the Arizona Capitol has slowed to a crawl in recent weeks after Gov. Jan Brewer warned lawmakers to focus on her own legislative priorities, first and foremost Medicaid expansion.Read More »
A bill to arm teachers and administrators could become law, sparking new gun debate
The measure, sponsored by Sen. Rich Crandall, R-Mesa, has been approved by the Senate. Now, lawmakers are tweaking the bill in the House.
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has signed a bill designed to force judges to hold initial child custody hearings faster, generally within 60 days.Read More »
The Arizona Senate has rejected a bill making it easier to fire some low-performing teachers.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer has signed a bill into law that requires schools to get parents' permission before putting unruly students in "isolation rooms."Read More »
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer signed into law Wednesday another ban on synthetic marijuana, touting it as a new tool for law enforcement officials struggling to go after the evolving chemical configurations that make up synthetic drugs.Read More »
State Senate President Andy Biggs strongly indicated today he will allow a vote on Gov. Jan Brewer’s Medicaid expansion plan even though he’s adamantly opposed to it.Read More »
Some Arizona leaders say gun ownership contributes to domestic violence. State Sens. Katie Hobbs and Olivia Cajero Bedford are leading a campaign in Arizona to connect weak gun laws and domestic abuse.Read More »