Saturday, June 7, 2014 4:00 pm
The field of contenders to represent East Valley residents in Congress, the State Senate and the State House of Representatives has been finalized.
Thursday, May 29, 2014 5:15 pm
Gov. Jan Brewer signed groundbreaking legislation Thursday to create and fund a new Department of Child Safety, at least in part to solve problems that she may have helped create.
Saturday, April 19, 2014 5:00 am
A Tucson firm is hoping to launch Arizonans toward the edge of space – or maybe somewhere close to that – from Southern Arizona.
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 4:45 pm
Saying Arizonans have “God-given rights to defend themselves,” the state House voted Wednesday to let anyone with a permit to carry a concealed weapon bring it into many public buildings.
Monday, March 10, 2014 5:15 pm
State lawmakers agreed to create special exemptions from animal cruelty laws for farmers and ranchers despite complaints that it would ease penalties on those who abuse and beat farm animals to death.
Sunday, March 9, 2014 11:00 am
Incoming Gilbert Public Schools Superintendent Christina Kishimoto officially signed a contract that will pay her at least $200,000 per year on the same night the district’s governing board hired its second interim superintendent since July.
Thursday, March 6, 2014 6:00 am
The state House voted to have taxpayers from across the state help Glendale cover its public safety costs for next year's Super Bowl.
Thursday, February 27, 2014 2:35 pm
It's official: Arizonans won't get the last word on a series of controversial changes in state election law.
Monday, February 24, 2014 10:30 am
Gov. Jan Brewer returns to work Tuesday to face a rising chorus of Republican and business voices urging her to quickly quash SB 1062.
Friday, February 21, 2014 9:45 am
Gov. Jan Brewer is going to get the last word on whether Arizona business owners can cite their religion as a reason to turn away gays – and maybe others.
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 4:30 pm
A House panel agreed Wednesday to help Glendale with some of its 2015 Super Bowl costs, but with a warning that similar relief may not be available to other communities.
Friday, February 14, 2014 12:30 pm
State lawmakers are moving to make it easier for anyone to sue a city over its gun laws, and the sponsor said he's specifically aiming it at Tucson.
Saturday, February 8, 2014 12:45 pm
While the fools fool around, the government’s being stolen away from them.
Thursday, February 6, 2014 4:40 pm
State lawmakers are moving to make criminals out of those who email or post naked photos of friends and exes on the world wide web without their permission.
Tuesday, February 4, 2014 6:00 pm
Rejecting claims it will lead to discrimination, a House panel voted 5-2 Tuesday to give individuals and the businesses they own more rights to refuse to provide services based on their religious beliefs.
Saturday, February 1, 2014 1:45 pm
So the libertarian march toward privatization of public institutions in Arizona continues.
Thursday, January 30, 2014 3:50 pm
Rejecting pleas to let voters have the last word, a Republican-dominated House panel took the first steps Thursday to kill a referendum drive to force a public vote on changes to state election laws.
Thursday, January 16, 2014 5:00 pm
State lawmakers are moving to repeal major changes in voting laws made last year — and then reenacting at least some of them in a way to thwart a referendum drive.
Monday, July 8, 2013 11:20 am
Voters may get the last word on a package of controversial changes to election laws — changes foes say are designed to depress turnout and throw roadblocks in the path of those who want to propose their own laws.
Thursday, June 13, 2013 6:20 pm
Not waiting for formal gubernatorial approval, foes of her Medicaid expansion already are moving to undo at the ballot box and in court what they could not block at the Legislature.
Wednesday, June 5, 2013 9:00 am
State lawmakers voted last week to give businesses a chance to escape from class-action lawsuits before the legal bills -- and potential verdict against them -- gets too large.
Thursday, April 18, 2013 4:35 pm
Arizonans who have to seek protection from creditors in bankruptcy court soon will be able to hang on to more of what they own.
Thursday, April 18, 2013 3:16 pm
Friday, April 5, 2013 10:17 pm
If Gov. Jan Brewer gets to name another Supreme Court judge before she leaves office, she's going to have more choices -- if the law is not overturned.
Thursday, March 28, 2013 4:36 pm
Saying it's nobody business, state lawmakers are poised to keep local governments -- and anyone else -- from finding out who owns a gun.
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