Feb 23, 2022

Expanded parental rights fight brews at Legislature

The Arizona House gave initial approval Tuesday to a Republican-backed bill that boosts the rights of parents to know what is happening with their children in schools and allows them to push for penalties for teachers who they believe violated their parental rights.  The penalty provisions in the broad expansion of the state’s parents’ bill […]

Mar 26, 2019

Former AG revs up initiative to end ‘dark money’

Armed with volunteers and 15 months until a deadline, former Attorney General Terry Goddard launched a new bid Tuesday to end "dark money'' anonymous donations to Arizona political campaigns.

Nov 26, 2018

2-time US Senate candidate Ward seeks top Arizona GOP post

Two-time U.S. Senate candidate Kelli Ward said Monday she'll seek the top post in the Arizona Republican Party and likely forego any effort to seek the late Sen. John McCain's seat in 2020.

Oct 8, 2018

Report: Dip in gaming revenues offset by other gains at Arizona casinos

Gambling revenues dipped slightly at Arizona’s tribal casinos in 2016, but those losses were more than offset by a strong jump in non-gaming revenues that helped boost total income to $2.23 billion for the year, a new report says.

Oct 8, 2018

Arizona Capitol Times earns top honors in newspaper association contest

The Arizona Capitol Times won 18 awards in the Arizona Newspaper Association 2018 Better Newspapers Contest, including placing first place in its division for general excellence, reporting and news writing excellence and community services-journalistic achievement.

Apr 19, 2018

Utility regulator Tom Forese drops Arizona treasurer bid

The Arizona Corporation Commission member has been seeking the seat for more than a year but announced his withdrawal Thursday. He was facing state Sen. Kimberly Yee in August's Republican primary.

Apr 3, 2018

Humane Society drops effort to ban ‘trophy hunting’ in state

The Humane Society of the United States has pulled the plug on its proposal to put a measure on the November ballot to make it illegal to pursue, shoot, snare, net or capture any "wild cat.''

Jan 31, 2018

Townsend to seek Rep. Shooter’s expulsion if he doesn’t resign

A top Arizona House Republican wants Rep. Don Shooter to resign within 24 hours or she’ll seek to expel him from the chamber.

Nov 24, 2017

A mobile concern: Blending security with convenience

Mobility in business means convenience, but it also creates a major security concern for corporations and businesses in the U.S.

Nov 15, 2017

Lawyer hired to investigate House sexual harassment allegations

Attorney Craig Morgan was retained by the Arizona House to conduct an investigation of multiple allegations of sexual harassment in the chamber.

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich (Photo by Katie Campbell/Arizona Capitol Times)
Nov 14, 2017

Attorney general says counties can maintain own voter rolls

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich says county election officials can maintain separate voter databases but are legally required to send voter information to the secretary of state's office.

Oct 31, 2017

Bisbee to change disposable bag ordinance to duck budget hit

The City Council's decision late Monday responds to state Attorney General Mark Brnovich's recent conclusion that Bisbee's ban violates an Arizona law barring local governments from imposing regulatory mandates on disposable bags.