Attorney General Eric Holder on Thursday became the first sitting Cabinet member held in contempt of Congress, a rebuke pushed by Republicans seeking to unearth the facts behind a bungled gun-tracking operation and dismissed by most Democrats as a political stunt.Read More »
A proposal to allow guns on university and college campuses is stuck in the Senate.
The bill’s chief sponsor, Sen. Ron Gould, R-Lake Havasu City, said he’s so far only corralled 13 “yes” votes for the proposal.
Some state lawmakers are out to guarantee that hunters can use silencers. Others want to eliminate size limits on hunters’ gun magazines. One wants to outlaw hunting remotely by computer.Read More »
An Arizona lawmaker is renewing his fight to allow students and professors to carry guns on campuses.Read More »
Whether they were killed by lawmakers or the governor’s veto stamp, some of the bills that didn’t make it into law last year are being resurrected for another round this session.Read More »
More than five months after Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was shot in the head, the White House has yet to take any new steps on gun violence, even though that's what President Barack Obama called for in the wake of the shooting.Read More »
The vote on the firearms omnibus bill was contentious in the Senate, but some of the measure’s backers are saying it will face a tougher fight in the House — if only because it could possibly be thwarted on the very first step.Read More »
A bill to ease the state's regulation of concealed weapons permits is scheduled to be considered by the Arizona House on Thursday.Read More »
A Republican senator who will be joining the House next year has brought along a familiar gun bill to his new chamber, even though it has failed three times in the past.Read More »
Some of the 107 candidates who received public money to run for state Legislature this year bought computers, cameras and printers that are theirs to keep and paid relatives as campaign workers and consultants.Read More »