Ray Rottas generally flew below the political radar, both when he served as a state senator and the state treasurer during the 1970s and 80s, but those close to him say his impact on Arizona public policy remains to this day, and his death last month leaves a void in Arizona politics.Read More »
Monday is the last day that Phoenix residents will be able to register to vote in the mayoral and council election next month.Read More »
Shine a light on cooperation: State lawmakers actually work with the feds on some things, like solar power
On several policy matters like climate change and health care, Arizona often butts heads with the U.S. government.
But step outside the Capitol mall, and you’ll see a modern building with solar panels on its rooftop.
Arizona's redistricting commission has released a 2 ½-week schedule of hearings for public comment on how the panel should draw new legislative and congressional districts.Read More »
A U.S. District Court Judge has ruled an Arizona law that would have allowed Glendale to annex Tohono O'odham land is unconstitutional and in direct violation of federal law.Read More »
Arizona's redistricting commission is on the verge on making another key staff choice.Read More »
For years, the Catholic clergy in Arizona has been among the most prominent religious organization opposing various anti-illegal-immigration measures at the Capitol. With the Mormon church’s statement, and a similar one from the Southern Baptist Convention, the Catholics now have new allies.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer is ordering that flags be lowered to half-staff on Wednesday to honor and recognize an Arizona soldier killed in Afghanistan.Read More »
Phoenix has suspended its 180-day requirement for holders of medical-marijuana permits to seek state licenses.Read More »
Andy Tobin is gregarious, fiery, funny and, above all else, loyal to the core — attributes that all led to his ascension to speaker of the Arizona House of Representatives late last month.
Now, Tobin has been chosen by his caucus as speaker of the House, following the departure of former Speaker Kirk Adams.