Republicans and Democrats are fighting over a proposed national monument around the Grand Canyon supported by President Joe Biden, which Republicans say will take away economic opportunities.
The former state House minority leader has officially resigned, creating the fifth legislative vacancy this session. Rep. Andrés Cano, D-Tucson, sent his resignation letter Tuesday to state officials including Gov. Katie Hobbs, Secretary of State Adrian Fontes and Speaker of the House Ben Toma, R-Peoria.
Democrats in the state House elected a new leadership team after the former leader stepped down from the Legislature to pursue a graduate degree.
A GOP bill that would ban photo radar and red-light cameras from ticketing Arizona drivers passed the House of Representatives and is on its way to the governor’s desk.
Arizona lawmakers gave final approval Thursday to legislation requiring doctors to provide "medically appropriate and reasonable care and treatment'' to any infant born alive, regardless of whether it is likely to survive.
A bill is moving through the House that would require the state attorney general to defend all laws passed by the Legislature and signed by the governor, regardless of the attorney general’s opinion of the constitutionality of a law.
Ten former lawmakers, many of whom have personal or political baggage, are on the ballot for legislative seats this year.
In a bitter rematch, incumbent Sen. Martin Quezada defeated Lydia Hernandez in the Democratic Legislative District 29 Senate race.
Sen. Martin Quezada and Lydia Hernandez have called one another many things via Facebook and Twitter in the Legislative District 29 Democratic Senate primary. One thing neither could be called this election cycle is civil.
Saying it will prove discrimination, Latino activists want state lawmakers to enact a requirement for police to detail the race, ethnicity, age and gender of everyone they stop.
Democratic Rep. Martin Quezada won his Senate primary race against fellow lawmaker Lydia Hernandez by only 90 votes, and Quezada said the final push by a “dark money” group probably helped put him over the top.
Rep. Martin Quezada beat out Rep. Lydia Hernandez to secure the nomination to the Senate in the heavily Democratic west Phoenix Legislative District 29.