Nearly two years after an unknown thief stole a bust of Carl T. Hayden from the state Capitol in broad daylight, a former legislator installed a new memorial to the longtime U.S. senator.
A new political party is set to field candidates in Arizona in next year’s elections and its name says something about its view of traditional party politics: the newcomer is called the No Labels Party.
Recently, many in Arizona rightfully took issue when the state’s Republican-controlled Legislature voted to exempt itself from the state’s public records law. The change also allows members to delete their emails after 90 days. This move was universally condemned by state Democrats, yet few Republicans offered any explanation for the change.
Former Arizona House Speaker Rusty Bowers was honored with 11 others by President Joe Biden on Friday for their “contributions to democracy” during and after the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.
President Joe Biden on Friday will present the nation's second highest civilian award to 12 individuals, including former Arizona House Speaker Rusty Bowers, involved in defending the Capitol during the insurrection on Jan. 6, 2021, and safeguarding the will of American voters in the 2020 presidential election.
Incoming Gov. Katie Hobbs appears ready to side with school districts in their legal fight with the state and legislative leaders over whether they were illegally denied money for years they need to maintain classrooms and build new schools. And that could affect the outcome of a trial set to begin next month -- and the more than $6 billion they say they have been shorted so far.
Rep. Athena Salman, D-Tempe, and her husband Sen. Juan Mendez, D-Tempe, will return to in-person meetings at the Legislature next session, according to Mendez. Salman and Mendez have avoided coming to the Capitol in-person since the onslaught of the Covid pandemic in March of 2020, but the other 88 lawmakers came back to work in person last year.
Arizona lawmakers are seeking to better understand drug-related DUI cases for future legislation that appropriately addresses marijuana and other drugs. The Legislature created the Driving Under the Influence Data Collection Study Committee, which met twice, once in October and once earlier this week.
The leadership teams for Republicans and Democrats in the state House of Representatives are set after House Republicans met Tuesday to elect their caucus leaders, with current Majority Leader Ben Toma, R-Peoria, elevated to speaker-elect.
The passage of Proposition 308 undoes the passage of Proposition 300, a measure which barred undocumented students from accessing in-state tuition in 2006 and reflects a shifting sentiment on immigration in Arizona.
Arizona’s new Water Infrastructure Finance Authority Board is complete after House Minority Leader Reginald Bolding, D-Laveen, announced the final appointment of the nine-member board Monday.
Yes on 308, the campaign pushing the ballot measure to secure in-state college tuition for undocumented students, has touted Republican support from the start.