Gregory Nave wanted justice after he was bilked out of $3,495 by a foreclosure consultant, but the state Attorney General's Office told him there were no laws to protect against the kind of scam that victimized him and thousands of other Arizonans.Read More »
A bill that critics said would threaten the future of Arizona's fledgling solar-energy industry has died after its sponsor announced Feb. 25 that she was withdrawing it.Read More »
The opposition campaign against Proposition 100 is shaping up to be a low-budget, decentralized effort to convince Arizonans to vote "no" on the proposed temporary sales tax increase.Read More »
Arizona's newest state legislator said she sees beauty in the Socratic Method, by which opposing views on an issue submit to questions and debate ideas.
Rep. Amanda Reeve, a Phoenix Republican, said she doesn't subscribe to the my-way-or-the-highway style of politics.
Republicans are trying to pass a law that would require public schools to determine which of their students are illegal immigrants and then report their findings to the state.Read More »
A plan to cut $800 million next fiscal year from state programs providing health care would cost tens of thousands of jobs, and the losses would extend far beyond those in the health care field, business leaders said Feb. 24.Read More »
A Senate panel has approved a bill that would prohibit local governments from enforcing stricter rules on firearms ownership than what's written in state law.Read More »
The Legislature will stop all committee hearings March 1 to allow lawmakers to focus all their attention on the multibillion-dollar state budget deficit.Read More »
A sweeping illegal immigration bill is set for debate on the House floor after receiving approval from a committee along a party-line vote Feb. 24.Read More »
Sen. Russell Pearce failed to get two of his priority measures out of committee during the final week to hear Senate bills in the Senate.Read More »