Pima County voters will get to decide this fall whether to spend $22 million to build a new animal shelter.
PHOENIX — Saying Arizonans have “God-given rights to defend themselves,” the state House voted Wednesday to let anyone bring a concealed weapon into many public buildings, as long as he or she has a permit.
We asked Southern Arizona lawmakers and candidates for governor for their thoughts on SB 1062, legislation that would allow businesses to discriminate against customers based on religious belief. Gov. Jan Brewer must decide whether to sign it, let it become law without her signature, or veto it.
A Tucson legislator wants to charge parents with a felony if their kid uses their gun to kill or injure someone.
Happy Thanksgiving! It is a common greeting this time of year, but it will be hard to enjoy the holiday knowing that it won’t be happy — not for the thousands of Arizona children living in fear of abuse or neglect.
Tucson’s poverty rates remained among the nation’s highest last year, with 1 in 5 living below the poverty threshold.
Democrat Victoria Steele and Republican Ethan Orr are the apparent winners of a close race for two state House seats in Legislative District 9.
The new District 9 is the second most competitive in the redrawn voting districts, and there is no incumbent running.
Although candidates for State House in District 9 all say education is a priority for Arizona, they disagree on how to pay for it.
All three candidates running for the Arizona House in the new Legislative District 9, covering much of the north and northwest sides, say they'd try to cut spending on prisons to better fund education.
From left, Democrats Dustin Cox, Mohur Sarah Sidhwa and Victoria Steele were part of a Clean Elections debate ahead of the District 9 primary in August. The debate was Monday.
Arizona's education system is broken and Republicans are to blame, three Democrats vying to represent Legislative District 9 contend. All three believe they can fix it.
• Office: State representative, District 9