The Arizona House Ethics Committee spent just over $218,000 investigating former Rep. David Stringer, including $16,000 paid to a private investigation firm that tracked down a 1983 police report showing the former lawmaker was accused of paying boys for sex, according to records released Wednesday.Read More »
The attorney for embattled state Rep. David Stringer said Thursday the Ethics Committee can have a document it is demanding – if it goes to court.Read More »
The Arizona State Bar has dismissed its investigation into Rep. David Stringer.Read More »
As they grilled the lawyers arguing before them on the issue of whether police can collect DNA samples from unconvicted arrestees without a warrant, the justices of the U.S. Supreme Court acknowledged just how high the stakes are.Read More »
From child abuse to the Golden Rule: Bill would rid state of license plates linked to private groups
Roughly 1,800 Arizonans order a Child Abuse Prevention plate every month. That translates into almost $375,000 per year that goes to programs that prevent child abuse.Read More »
A state lawmaker wants to keep the names of lottery winners private, saying the change would protect them from criminals and scam artists.
Rep. John Kavanagh, R-Fountain Hills, said his inspiration for HB 2082 is Matthew Good, a Fountain Hills resident who split a $587.5 million Powerball jackpot in November.
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.
A House panel endorsed a bill Thursday that would put the brakes on many of the special license plates that allow Arizonans to display support for various causes.Read More »
Would this work if it was tried on you? The phone rings. It’s a pre-recorded voice, saying: “I’m calling to let everyone know that Gov. O’Malley and President Obama have been successful. Our goals have been met. The polls were ...Read More »
Three Republican elected officials from Frederick County are seeking an Arizona-style immigration law for Maryland.Read More »