Claiming they’re being ignored by John McCain and Jeff Flake, Republican state legislators took the first steps Tuesday to allowing them – and not the voters – to choose who gets to run for the U.S. Senate.
Senate panel calls minimum wage measure ‘morally wrong,’ puts it back on ballot for voter reconsideration
Calling the voter-approved measure morally wrong, a Republican-controlled Senate panel voted Monday to ask voters to reconsider the 2016 measure which is set to hike the minimum wage to $12 an hour by 2020.
That expiration date on the side of the dozen eggs you buy at the supermarket could soon have a bit less meaning.
A tax break for military retirees has cleared a pair of significant hurdles.
Arizona may finally be ready to join the 47 other states who find the practice of texting while driving so dangerous that they have made it illegal.
Arizona high schoolers may get a little bit of extra state help getting into the colleges of their choice.
Arizonans smoked, ate, drank or otherwise consumed more than 43 tons of legal medical marijuana in the year just ended.
With no primary foe and 10 months to go to the general election, Gov. Doug Ducey already has collected more than $3 million for his reelection campaign.
The latest survey of grocers by the Arizona Farm Bureau Federation finds that shoppers, on average, are paying less for ham, cheddar cheese and bread than the same period a year ago
A veteran state lawmaker is carving out what one lawyer calls a large and “blatant’’ exemption to the state’s public records law.
Keith Berkshire, attorney for Kimberly McLaughlin, is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn last year’s ruling by the state’s high court which concluded that Suzan McLaughlin had the same right to claim parentage as if she had been Kimberly’s husband.
Gov. Doug Ducey trotted out a plan Tuesday to eventually restore funding for capital needs for schools to what it was before the Great Recession.
A Prescott lawmaker is proposing changes in state law designed to protect the right of Arizonans to keep their weapons no matter what a future Congress decides.
Senate President Steve Yarbrough acknowledged that he has been a staunch defender of the tax credits originally available only to individual taxpayers.
Emma, Isabella, Olivia, Liam, Noah and Sebastian lead 2017’s baby names
Remember all the Jessicas and Jennifers born in the 1980s and 1990s?
Two state lawmakers hope to do what has proven politically impossible for decades: Convince colleagues to consider sentencing reform.
A Scottsdale Republican lawmaker wants to force city council and mayoral candidates to run with party labels, saying he believes it will help prevent liberals from sneaking into office
Arizona’s construction industry may finally be showing some real signs of life.
Saying owners are abusing the law, a Republican state senator wants to make it illegal to misrepresent a dog as a "service animal'' to bring it into places where pets are not allowed.
Public officials can’t hide public business by using their own cellphones for texts, emails and social messages
Rep. Jay Lawrence is declaring his own war against the governor’s war on opioids.
State revenue officials are hoping a new tax form and a public relations campaign convinces more Arizonans to send them money
9th Circuit sides with former Obama official
A federal appeals court has rebuffed efforts by mining interests to reopen a huge area around the Grand Canyon to new uranium mining.
Republicans are lining up to vie for the seat in Congress vacated just this past Friday by Trent Franks
The Border Patrol who argued Tuesday it has the right to keep observers and protesters at least 150 feet from a controversial checkpoint in southern Arizona
‘Computer science in terms of our future and economic development is critical’
A program to teach coding to high schoolers praised Monday by Gov. Doug Ducey as key to Arizona’s economic future
Lobbyists urge state lawmaker to look at repealing law that says ‘you can’t style hair without 1,100 hours of training and a license’
The way Rep. Michelle Ugenti-Rita figures it, no one ever died from a bad hair style or blow dry – at least not literally.
This would not be Rep. Mark Finchem’s first attempt to curb the board’s power
Capriotti warned this is, at best, a short-term solution
An attorney for medical marijuana patients is asking the Court of Appeals to force state health officials to slash what they charge
Embattled state Rep. Don Shooter was suspended Friday from his position as chairman of the powerful House Appropriations Committee.
Felons get a fair shot
Gov. Doug Ducey endorsed the concept of the President Donald Trump and Republican tax cuts Monday even though he conceded he has little idea of what’s in the plan.
Gov. Doug Ducey may tap the state’s “rainy day fund’’
Facing a barrage of questions and criticism, the State Board of Education voted Monday to take another look at its new system for grading schools.
Judges cannot impose enhanced sentences on those convicted of soliciting sex with a minor when it turns out there was no child to begin with, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Wednesday.
The state’s high court agreed Tuesday to decide whether a levy that funds Arizona’s expanded Medicaid program was illegally enacted.
“The AG’s lawsuit, while it makes for good headlines, does nothing to change the burden for students and their families,’’ Bill Ridenour said
The state's top prosecutor is charging that the Board of Regents is ignoring a constitutional requirement that tuition for Arizona residents be “as nearly free as possible.”
PHOENIX – Phoenix’s top cop promised Monday there are sufficient protections in place for today’s Trump rally to prevent a repeat of the violent clashes that happened in Charlottesville.
Declaring lawmakers have the final say, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Thursday that cities, towns and counties have no right to enact their own gun regulations.
PHOENIX – Gov. Doug Ducey has no interest in removing any Confederate monuments on state land even in the wake of weekend violence after a racist demonstration in Virginia.
Arizona needs its 920,000 foreign-born residents, both legal and otherwise, to fuel the state’s economy, according to a new study and some business leaders.
Foes of taxpayer funded school vouchers are now using paid circulators to boost the chances that voters get the last word on the legislatively approved expansion of the program.
The state’s jobless rate ticked up a tenth of a point to 5.1 percent as Arizona employers shed more jobs last month than they typically do this time of year.
An Arizona utility can’t escape being sued for anti-trust violations for the rates it sets solely because it’s a quasi-governmental entity, a federal appeals court ruled Monday.
Citing state laws on epidemics, the state’s top health official wants Gov. Doug Ducey to give her more powers to deal with opioid overdoses, including the ability to identify and track individual patients.
Two Arizonans a day die from the more than 431 million pills prescribed and dispensed yearly
Gov. Doug Ducey on Monday declared a state of emergency on opioid overdoses...
Admittedly underfunded and less well known than the incumbent, Tucson Democrat Steve Farley announced Monday he intends to take on Doug Ducey for governor.
Arizona continues its most rapid growth on the edges of its largest communities.