The Arizona House of Representatives has approved a bill that shifts to workers the burden of proving that they're eligible for unemployment insurance benefits.Read More »
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Calling the Capitol a soft target for terrorist threats that could decapitate the state and destabilize the nation, Republican Rep. John Allen of Scottsdale is pitching a plan to install a full vehicle barrier around the Capitol complex.Read More »
By using a loophole in Proposition 108 that may allow her to sidestep the need to get a two-thirds vote for her Medicaid expansion plan, Gov. Jan Brewer would be putting an unprecedented amount of power in her AHCCCS director’s hands.Read More »
The latest attempt to create a statewide ban on texting while driving is stalled at the Legislature.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.
A gun control bill sponsored by a Democrat will go before a state Senate committee on the day before the deadline to hear bills introduced in the chamber.Read More »
Sen. John McCain is defending his proposed immigration overhaul to angry residents in suburban Arizona.Read More »
The cozy relationship between lawmakers and lobbyists could get a little less familiar under a proposed ethics overhaul that seeks to give the public a more detailed look into Arizona politics.Read More »
As Arizona’s population has expanded, the state’s water supply has been quickly dwindling and without action, the state will face shortfalls that could cripple its ability to grow or even endure.Read More »
A bill to prevent police from profiling motorcyclists as outlaw bikers hit a snag this week when a Democratic lawmaker introduced changes that included allowing police officers to stop bikers wearing “hate symbols.’’Read More »