The justices said the 2010 Arizona Medical Marijuana Act gave those who have certain medical conditions permission to obtain up to 2 1/2 ounces of marijuana every two weeks.
Ensign argued, however, the measure is, at its heart, a law against discrimination.
Superintendent of Public Instruction is proposing to eliminate requirements that students be able to evaluate how inherited traits in a population can lead to evolution. Replacing that last word would be "biological diversity.''
Coming soon to a sidewalk near you: 200 pound autonomous delivery robots. Without comment, Gov. Doug Ducey signed legislation on Wednesday authorizing these devices to use sidewalks.
Democrat lawmakers are using Friday’s school shooting in Texas in a bid to get Gov. Doug Ducey to call lawmakers into special session to adopt new gun laws.
Arizonans who don’t take pretty much any job after being out of work for at least four weeks will lose their unemployment benefits.
The governor said Tuesday he wants to “maintain the culture and flavor of our state’’ in deciding who should get the right to offer wagering on professional and amateur sports.
In a new lawsuit, Louis Hoffman contends the referendum put on the November ballot by GOP lawmakers asks voters to make two changes to the law on public financing of political campaigns.
In a 6-3 decision the justices struck down a 1992 federal law which dictated that most states cannot allow such wagering.
The owners of Desert Valley Aire Inc. have agreed to $340,000 in civil fines to end a lawsuit filed by the Attorney General’s Office. The company, which has offices in Phoenix, Tucson and Prescott, admitted to making at least 25,000 illegal telemarketing calls from 2011 to 2015.
Arizona companies have no duty to protect family members from exposure to toxic materials their employees bring home on their work clothes, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Friday.
Even before Ducey could get his proposal printed up, the governor had to jettison some key provisions because of GOP criticism.
Rayes also rebuffed a bid by challengers to force counties to count the votes of those who cast their ballots at the wrong polling place.
A state law throwing new hurdles in the path of initiative circulators will remain, at least for now
In a formal opinion, O.H. Skinner, the agency’s chief of the government accountability and special litigation unit, said a 2016 state law specifically trimmed the authority of local governments to regulate operations like Airbnb and other home sharing services.
The governor said he wants to know more about the ballot measure being pushed by teachers and education advocates
It looks like voters are going to get the last word on whether they want more tax dollars used to send children to private and parochial schools.
SB 1420, which would have required the Department of Agriculture to set up a testing scheme, fell short of the necessary votes Thursday for approval. It is not expected to resurface this session.
Volkswagen will be shelling out $40 million to settle charges that it defrauded Arizona residents by selling them vehicles billed as clean-burning diesel, something they were not.
Oh, sure, there were a few outstanding successes, like coming up with a comprehensive plan to deal with opioid abuse from all angles. And even the vote to give teachers a 19 percent pay hike probably rates an A even though educators wanted far more, like restoring state aid to at least 2008 levels.
Republican lawmakers pushed through their $10.4 billion spending plan early Thursday after rejecting multiple attempts by Democrats to add more money to the budget for public education.
Roger Jacks, Kingman Unified School District superintendent, said in a brief note posted on the district’s Facebook page around noon Wednesday that all schools in the district will be open today.
The budget does include a tax break for retired military, exempting more of their pensions from state income taxes.
State lawmakers are moving to adopt a $10.4 billion spending plan for the coming fiscal year, balancing the books – and finding the dollars for a teacher pay hike plan – at least in part by passing along expenses to some local taxpayers.
Ignored by the governor and GOP lawmakers, a coalition of teachers, parents and education advocates are taking their case for more state dollars for classrooms directly to voters even as Ducey and legislative leaders say they’ve reached a budget deal – one that ignores those demands.
Package teachers are demanding with walkout not being addressed
Republican legislative leaders were closing in on a deal late Thursday to give Gov. Doug Ducey the pay hike he wants for teachers, some changes to the $10.1 billion budget sought by GOP lawmakers – but not the package being demanded by tens of thousands of educators who walked off the job.
Legislation approved Tuesday by the Senate would tack a $4 penalty on all traffic fines.
Already fighting with educators over his pay hike plan, Gov. Doug Ducey opened a second front Friday, this time attacking members of his own Republican Party.
Claiming overwhelming support, leaders of the #RedForEd movement Thursday night called for a strike – but but not for another week.
If you've been sneaking Fluffy into the grocery store on a claim it's your service dog, that time may be coming to an end.
A Senate panel voted 4-3 Thursday to allow judges to force some people to surrender their weapons – but only after a multi-step process that supporters say will protect due process rights.
Documents obtained by Capitol Media Services show the governor hopes to generate $15 million a year by convincing Arizonans to play “keno.’’
Gov. Ducey’s plan doesn’t meet the key goal of getting an increase of education funding
Calling the governor’s proposal inadequate, leaders of the #RedForEd movement have scheduled a vote this week to decide by Friday whether to strike.
With no action by the governor or attorney general, two Arizona residents filed suit Wednesday to block the Census Bureau from adding a citizenship question to decennial count.
Gov. Doug Ducey on Wednesday signed legislation which sets for the first time ever a minimum age for marriage in Arizona.
Women who want to terminate a pregnancy are going to be asked some questions first. But they don’t have to answer.
Well, the way Attorney General Mark Brnovich sees it, you can’t get on your computer and order booze between 2 and 6 a.m., even if you’re not planning to have your order delivered until more reasonable hours – and even if that order is going out of state.
Hoping to head off a walkout, Gov. Doug Ducey unveiled a plan Thursday he said will provide teachers the 20 percent pay hike they are demanding -- by the 2020-2021 school year.
Ducey, speaking with reporters after addressing the troops, did not dispute that apprehensions along the Arizona-Mexico border are as low as they’ve been in decades.
Thousands of DACA recipients are going to have to pay more next year if they want to attend any of the state’s three universities or community colleges.
On a 20-8 margin the state Senate voted Thursday to make it illegal for anyone younger than 16 to wed.
Gov. Doug Ducey on Thursday signed legislation mandating two recess periods a day for students in kindergarten through fifth grade.
State lawmakers are hoping to keep Fido and FiFi out of grocery stores, restaurants and airports if they have no legal right to be there.
Gov. Doug Ducey is working to cobble together the votes for his comprehensive school safety plan.
Arizona families are probably spending a little bit less for groceries than they were a year ago.
Arizona voters could soon decide if more is better – at least when it comes to state lawmakers.
Gov. Doug Ducey said Thursday that teachers aren’t going to get the 20 percent pay hike they are demanding – not now and not in the foreseeable future.
Grade A eggs are to remain available for sale for up to 45 days
What’s the difference between a Grade A egg and one that’s labeled Grade AA?
Saying frozen embryos are just another piece of property, state lawmakers on Thursday claimed for themselves the right to tell judges what should happen to them when couples get divorced.
On paper, what’s going to the Senate Appropriations Committee today has the same goal as the initiative of having 50 percent of what’s generated in Arizona produced by renewable sources like wind, solar and geothermal by 2030.