While the nation watches Colorado adults buy marijuana in retail stores for non-medical consumption, advocates of a similar arrangement in Arizona are working to follow the Centennial State’s lead.Read More »
Phoenix Democratic Rep. Ruben Gallego’s proposed legislation to legalize recreational marijuana in Arizona has some in the medical marijuana industry worried about losing their businesses.Read More »
This week's most outstanding political quips, gibes and utterances.Read More »
Assistant House Minority Leader Ruben Gallego is about to become a hero of recreational pot smokers across Arizona, as he plans to introduce legislation next year to legalize recreational marijuana use in Arizona.Read More »
State climatologist takes conciliatory stance on global warming
At a rally to raise awareness of climate change, Nancy Selover demonstrated the delicate balance she has to strike as both a political appointee and a scientist.
The award for best legislative batting average for the session — the calculation of bills introduced versus bills signed into law — goes to Rep. David Livingston, a freshman Republican lawmaker from Peoria who has been vocally critical of the governor.Read More »
As guests strolled along the red carpet at the Phoenix Art Museum for the Arizona Capitol Times 2013 Best of the Capitol awards event, a sense of excitement and anticipation filled the air. For the first time in the contest’s ...Read More »
The bipartisan coalition forming around Medicaid expansion flexed their political muscle on Monday, shooting down a pair of amendments and approving another amendment to a Medicaid expansion supporter’s bill involving school bonding.Read More »
An Arizona lawmaker invited a bulletproof vest retailer to do a demonstration at the state Capitol but canceled the event on Monday after a legislative lawyer advised him that making a sales pitch to lawmakers on state property was improper.Read More »
A bill to arm teachers and administrators could become law, sparking new gun debate
The measure, sponsored by Sen. Rich Crandall, R-Mesa, has been approved by the Senate. Now, lawmakers are tweaking the bill in the House.