Jordan Harb, the 17-year-old Mesa student who helped organize a student walkout on March 14 to mark the one-month anniversary of the school shooting in Parkland, Fla., said he won’t be deterred by lawmakers’ lack of response.Read More »
Every day since 17 students and faculty were gunned down in a Florida high school, Arizona’s Democratic legislators have pleaded with their Republican colleagues to do something, anything, to make sure such a mass shooting never happens again.Read More »
Republicans rejected a Democratic maneuver to force a vote on a proposal banning so-called bump stocks or accessories designed to accelerate the rate of fire of semiautomatic rifles.Read More »
A new report by a nonpartisan public policy group says Americans spent an average of three minutes less standing in line to vote in the 2012 presidential election than they did four years earlier. An exception was Florida, where the wait increased by 16 minutes.Read More »
Rep. Bob Thorpe locked down his Twitter account, barred reporters from following it and erased several comments after Democrats and civil rights activists called several of his tweets racially insensitive.Read More »
The Arizona-based Goldwater Institute responded harshly Friday to the Democratic Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin's Aug. 6 letter inquiring into its position on stand-your-ground laws and connections to the American Legislative Exchange Council.Read More »
An Arizona lawmaker wants to help more foster children have access to a college education, giving them a period to transition between their childhood and entering the adult world.Read More »
In California, a new law makes it a crime for a dog to pursue a bear or bobcat at any time.
In Illinois, it’s now illegal to sell, trade or distribute shark fins.
The National Conference of State Legislatures has compiled a list of laws around the country that went into effect Jan. 1. Here are others, as described by the NCSL.
Two state lawmakers say Arizona stands to lose big if the federal government terminates its fresh tomato importation trade agreement with Mexico.Read More »
The number of Arizona homes in some stage of the foreclosure process continued to slowly drop in August.Read More »