Majority Republicans at the Arizona Legislature are moving to grab control over energy policy from state utility regulators in a move that supporters say would help protect consumers but that critics say puts at risk growth of the state's solar industry.Read More »
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Retired Air Force pilot Wendy Rogers is the fourth Republican seeking her party's nomination in Arizona's newly created 9th Congressional district.Read More »
The Arizona Senate has approved a bill allowing a person to carry a gun into a public building or event unless law enforcement or armed security is present.Read More »
The Arizona Senate has failed to pass three bills barring educators from partisan instruction, using unapproved course materials or using language in the classroom that violates Federal Communication Commission standards.Read More »
Several Republican-sponsored bills targeting government employee unions appear stalled in the Arizona Senate, a week after one such measure was approved.Read More »
Critics of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio ran a TV ad during the Republican presidential debate in Arizona that called for the lawman's resignation.Read More »
In less than 24 hours, the House and Senate had introduced, discussed, and voted on their budget proposals – a move that has led some lawmakers to grouse about the lack of time to consider the important policy implications.Read More »
Sen. Frank Antenori, a Tucson Republican, received a boost today after the Senate’s most influential member said he’s behind his candidacy for Congress. “I can’t vote there, but I’d vote for Frank Antenori,” Senate President Steve Pierce told the Arizona Capitol Times today.Read More »
The Arizona House has approved a bill to create an elective high school course about the Bible and its role in Western culture.Read More »
As Sen. Linda Gray’s final term at the Legislature winds down this year, she fondly recalls the friendships and accomplishments she will take with her. What she isn’t fond of is being forced to go.
“It’s the only ‘profession’ in which when you become good at it, you’re asked to leave,” Gray says.