The Arizona Game and Fish Commission has voted unanimously to oppose a proposed state House bill that would reserve a large number of big game tags for a "qualified organization" to resell at auction or raffle.Read More »
A school district in Tucson voted to dismantle its ethnic studies program after more than $1 million of monthly state funding was to be cut off in response to conclusions by Arizona's public schools chief and a judge that the program violated the law.Read More »
One of Arizona’s more notorious bills from last session will be resurrected this year.
Rep. Carl Seel, R-Phoenix, plans to introduce a new version of his so-called “birther” bill that was vetoed last year by Gov. Jan Brewer.
A proposed referendum would ask voters to amend the Arizona Constitution to delete the partial immunity from arrest that is now granted to state legislators during and right before sessions.Read More »
The Arizona Supreme Court decided today to issue a warrant of execution for a death-row inmate who underwent open-heart surgery in September.Read More »
Unlike his colleagues from the Valley and Tucson, Democratic Sen. Jack Jackson Jr. of Window Rock comes to the State Capitol with concerns that he calls “Third World.”
But after he and other Senate Democrats met a month ago with new Senate President Steve Pierce, R-Prescott, Jackson said he’s optimistic that the needs of the Navajo Nation will be better recognized.
A judge is considering arguments over whether to block enforcement of an element of Arizona's immigration enforcement law that was allowed to take effect.Read More »
Though he isn’t actively looking into running for higher office, House Speaker Andy Tobin said that he won’t rule out a run in the new 4th Congressional District.Read More »
The Arizona secretary of state's office says Jon Huntsman has failed to qualify for the state's presidential primary.Read More »
With Gosar’s move to CD4 now official, Tobin said he has already heard from some of the eastern Arizona constituents that Gosar is leaving behind in CD1.Read More »