On a 7-1 vote the House Committee on Military, Veterans and Regulatory Affairs approved legislation Monday to require the Department of Agriculture to test what is being sold at state-regulated medical marijuana dispensaries.
Attorney General Mark Brnovich is lashing out at the Trump administration for asking the U.S. Supreme Court to reject Arizona’s bid to deny driver’s licenses to “dreamers.’’
The state’s beleaguered construction industry is finally showing some consistent signs of life.
A 27-foot-tall dinosaur that lived about 100 million years ago could soon have something in common with the cactus wren, the palo verde and even the Colt single action revolver: becoming part of “official’’ Arizona.
State lawmakers are moving to close what appears to be a loophole that allows some people to escape with what amounts to a legal slap on the wrist even if they kill someone while driving.
Rep. Reginald Bolding, D-Laveen, said his vote against the legislation wasn’t based on Roberg’s objections. Bolding said he sees nothing in law now that precludes anyone from putting up the state motto now, in Latin or English.
With hundreds of them already on Arizona roads, Gov. Doug Ducey is laying out some new – and stricter – rules for autonomous vehicles.
Three years after being rebuffed by the Arizona Supreme Court, Republican legislators are making another bid this coming week to tell local governments when they can have their elections.
Lawyers for the Board of Regents told a judge Friday that Attorney General Mark Brnovich has no legal right to challenge the tuition it sets for the state’s three universities – or even the policies used to come up with those numbers.
Got kids younger than 18? The state House voted Tuesday to give you $250 for each one.
Current law already makes animal cruelty a Class 6 felony. That is punishable by a year in prison.
SB 1393 would strip judges handling divorce cases of their right to decide who gets the embryos.
In what could be a key victory for gay rights, the U.S. Supreme Court refused Monday to overturn a ruling that says gay couples are entitled to the same parenting rights as opposite-sex people when they get divorced.
Two first-term Southern Arizona lawmakers have less than two weeks to salvage legislation designed to help teachers pay for classroom supplies.
Without dissent the House Health Committee agreed Thursday to have the Department of Health Services license the facilities that have popped up in the past few years around the state. HB 2529 now goes to the full House.
Three years into office, Gov. Doug Ducey said Tuesday he has no clear idea of how to prevent mass shootings at schools.
State senators voted Thursday to require women be asked more specific questions before terminating a pregnancy over the objections of one lawmaker who said "the Catholic Church does not need to know why I am getting an abortion.''
Arizona motorists could fund what amounts to a $120 million infusion into road construction and repairs.
Students, faculty, staff and visitors are a step closer to being able to carry some kinds of weapons on the campuses of public colleges and universities.
State law already spells out that motorists must drive on the right half of the road unless passing someone going in the same direction.
On a voice vote Monday, the Senate agreed to permit the state’s 13 rural counties, for the first time ever, to ask their voters whether they’re willing to impose a one-cent sales tax
Women who want an abortion would have to tell state health officials exactly why
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