The Arizona Senate is backing a bill that would allow religious organizations to avoid paying unemployment taxes for educational and day care workers.Read More »
A bill to prohibit men going into the women’s bathrooms and vice-versa was held from the House Appropriations Committee agenda Wednesday, but the sponsor vowed to bring it back up for debate next week.Read More »
Republicans and Democrats in the Arizona House of Representatives are forming a rare alliance aimed at protecting small newspapers and government transparency.Read More »
Law enforcement agencies in Arizona would need search warrants before using unmanned aircraft to gather evidence if a measure being debated by the state House of Representatives becomes law.Read More »
Arizona lawmakers are weighing a trio of public safety measures that would help teachers and police officers identify mentally ill people, while also giving the public more access to guns.Read More »
Supporters of former Senate President Russell Pearce weren’t able to stop his foes from putting him on a recall ballot in 2011.
But stopping the next recall effort may be a lot easier.
School teachers who undergo special training would be allowed to have a gun in a locked area of a school, including their classroom, under a bill being pushed by a Republican lawmaker and Attorney General Tom Horne.Read More »
An Arizona bill to prohibit state agencies from mailing out some government documents in any language but English has cleared an initial hurdle.Read More »