Republican legislative leaders are spending $15,000 to file a legal brief designed to protect the ability of state lawmakers to enact laws to clear homeless encampments and cite those who are living on the street.
Republican lawmakers are following in Donald Trump’s footsteps, questioning the constitutionality of an old law President Joe Biden is using to expand national monument protections.
Panel considering whether to revive challenge to law barring abortions based solely on genetic abnormalities
A Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals panel is mulling whether to revive a challenge to the 2021 law barring abortions based solely on genetic abnormalities. A district court judge previously declined to renew an injunction on the law as he found the abortion providers and organizations that brought the suit no longer had standing to bring a pre-enforcement challenge post-Dobbs.
Arizona Senate President Warren Petersen announced Monday that the Legislature plans to sue the Biden Administration over the president's declaration of a vast new national monument surrounding much of the Grand Canyon National Park.
When you think of Arizona, you can’t help but think of freedom. Freedom to keep the money you earn. Freedom to send your kids to the school you want. Freedom to start a business without layers of red tape. And freedom to work – our licensing reform has become a national model.
Petersen and Toma trying to torpedo deal that would lead to state’s obligation to pay for gender-affirming surgery
Top Republican lawmakers are trying to torpedo a deal that would result in a court order that would forever obligate the state to pay for gender-affirming surgery for its employees and dependents.
Arizona's top two Republican lawmakers say doctors have no legal right to challenge a 2021 ban the GOP-controlled Legislature enacted on abortions due to fetal abnormalities because they aren't saying they intend to violate it.
House Minority Leader Lupe Contreras talked about the biggest accomplishments, as well as challenges in the 2023 legislative session.
Senate President Warren Petersen, R-Gilbert, reflected on the 2023 legislative session.
In the first legislative session following the universal expansion of the Empowerment Scholarship Account program, attempts to curtail or enact further oversight for the program fell flat.
After a record number of vetoes from a governor during the 2023 legislative session, Republicans saw a fewer volume of the amount of bills signed than in recent years.
Legislative Republicans and Democrats pooled their resources this session to craft major expenses in the state budget, including a $300 million boost to K-12 education and a $260 million tax rebate to Arizona families, plus many smaller projects also were negotiated into the budget.