Democrats and public school officials are again asking Gov. Doug Ducey to call a special legislative session to avoid over $1 billion in K-12 funding cuts this school year, months after Republicans used the promise of a special session as a carrot to bring Democrats on board with this year’s historic bipartisan budget.
Twenty-two lawmakers lost their races this year for various offices and won’t return to the Capitol for at least two years.
A bill asking voters to extend a half-cent transportation sales tax in Maricopa County passed the Senate on Wednesday with an emergency clause. The final vote was 21-9 with all Democrats and several Republicans supporting the bill. If Senate Bill 1356 passes through the House with two thirds of members in support and is signed […]
A Senate panel on Tuesday passed Republican-sponsored bills increasing parents’ power to veto school materials and get access to more information on the lives of their children.
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey on Thursday signed the state’s most far-reaching anti-abortion measure in years, criminalizing providing abortions sought because of a genetic abnormality.
Twin bills with bipartisan support to jumpstart Arizona tourism appear dead in the Senate, but they may reappear this year or next as the concept has gained support nationally and here.
A sweeping anti-abortion bill will get another chance to pass the Arizona Legislature, after Senate Republicans used a convoluted series of motions to override their own rules and send the bill back for amendments.
A Republican senator who has developed a reputation for carefully parsing bills dealt a blow to Arizona’s anti-abortion lobby when he voted against what would have been the most far-reaching abortion legislation passed in Arizona in years.
HB2454 would be a huge step in the right direction for Arizona patients and providers who want to make healthcare — of which telehealth is an essential and lasting piece — as safe, accessible, and affordable as possible.
Her daughter wouldn’t have spent the first 30 months of her life enduring violent abuse if a bill a panel of Arizona senators voted to kill under religious pressure today had been law six years ago, a mother told the Senate committee.
Financial help may be in sight for recent high school grads who find themselves a few bucks short of what they need to go to community college.
When it comes to suspending or expelling students, how young is too young? If a new proposal becomes law, the answer in Arizona will be 7 or younger.