PHOENIX — Citing the need to protect women’s lives, the state House voted Tuesday to allow state health officials to make unannounced inspections at abortion clinics without first getting a warrant.
The Pima County Board Supervisors are weighing on a Senate Bill 1062, at least informally.
In response to a bill that would allow businesses to refuse service based on sexual orientation, Rocco DiGrazia, owner of Rocco's Little Chicago Pizzeria, posted a sign in his window that reads "We reserve the right to refuse service to Arizona legislators."
PHOENIX — State lawmakers are moving to force school districts to sell off unused campuses.
PHOENIX — State lawmakers cannot balance the budget by limiting pension benefit increases for retired judges, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Thursday.
PHOENIX — Ignoring pleas from business leaders, the Senate Education Committee voted 6-3 along party lines Thursday to bar Arizona from implementing the Common Core standards the state adopted four years ago.
PHOENIX — State lawmakers are moving to make it easier for anyone to sue a city over its gun laws.
PHOENIX — Saying a slim chance is better than none, a House panel voted Thursday to let terminally ill patients get drugs that have not yet been approved for use.
PHOENIX — State lawmakers are moving to make sure you know what to have on hand when electronic Armageddon strikes.
PHOENIX — A House panel agreed Tuesday to stiffen penalties for those who abuse pets, but only after carving out what essentially amounts to special treatment and looser regulations for farmers and ranchers.
PHOENIX — A House panel agreed Monday to allow hundreds of thousands of children to attend private and parochial schools at public expense — a vote one legislator said is part of a radical agenda to destroy public schools.
PHOENIX — Calling the practice a “war on women,” a female legislator wants to make what’s been called “female circumcision’’ a state crime.
A proposed state law would let gun owners sue city council members or county supervisors personally if those governments pass or try to enforce gun laws that are stricter than state law.
PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer is out raising money to make good on her promise to protect Republicans who supported her controversial Medicaid-expansion plan.
PHOENIX — Rejecting claims that 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.
A bill floated by a Mesa Republican could force Pima County to shut several libraries and gut staff at others.
In the first few weeks of the Arizona Legislature’s 2014 session, lawmakers have submitted a series of bills that range from the ridiculous and insulting to crushingly cynical attempts to strip power from the people. Here are, sadly, but a few examples.
PHOENIX — Senate Republicans took the first steps Tuesday to having taxpayers pick up the legal tab for current and former lawmakers who are fighting subpoenas over their private emails related to immigration legislation.
PHOENIX — A Northern Arizona lawmaker wants to put the state in charge of giving out federal dollars to ranchers who lose cattle to wolves.
PHOENIX — Planned Parenthood wants the U.S. Supreme Court to block a last-ditch effort by the state to cut off its Medicaid funds.