The Senate on Feb. 15 passed a bill that makes major changes to the way Arizona and its cities deal with illegal immigration.Read More »
An Arizona Senate panel wants to prohibit texting while driving. Committee members approved the measure 5-0 on Feb. 15, sending it to the full Senate after a legal review.Read More »
Sen. David Braswell doesn't have the luxury of time, but he's trying to buy as much of it as possible. The educator and businessman was appointed to replace Sen. Pamela Gorman on Feb. 8, was assigned to his first committee on Feb. 9 and began voting on measures on Feb. 10.Read More »
A disagreement between the Senate and the House over the timing of a bill aimed at lowering business taxes and creating jobs derailed one of the six measures the Legislature crafted during the special session.
Everything seemed to be going smoothly at first. The Senate passed all six budget bills Feb. 2 with support from both Republicans and Democrats.
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors has appointed a Scottsdale man to the Arizona Senate.Read More »
Sen. Richard Miranda, a Democrat from Tolleson, will run for the House this year. Miranda cannot seek re-election to the 30-person chamber because he has reached his term limit.Read More »
Two incumbent lawmakers and a party officer were nominated to replace Jim Waring, a Phoenix Republican who resigned his Senate seat last month to run for Congress.Read More »
Residents of Legislative District 6 will have to wait for a few more days before they will find out who their next state senator will be.Read More »
UPDATE: 4:14 p.m. The House will not be debating or voting on the other four special session bills today. Instead, they will do so next week.Read More »
An Arizona Senate panel on Feb. 3 endorsed a bill that prosecutors hope would make young people think twice before sending nude pictures of themselves to their friends or significant others.Read More »