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PHOENIX — Ken Bennett formally kicked off his bid to become governor Tuesday with a proposal to replace the state's income tax by increasing the number of goods and services subject to the state sales tax.
PHOENIX — A legislative panel may be ready to jettison plans to try to build a border fence, having gathered less than $265,000 in donations over three years.
PHOENIX — Tom Horne is crowing that he's leading a GOP primary challenger and his likely Democratic foe — or at least he was.
The government reopened its doors Thursday after a battle-weary Congress approved a bipartisan measure to end a 16-day partial shutdown and avert the possibility of an economy-jarring default on U.S. obligations.
The state Court of Appeals on Tuesday blocked enactment of a new state law allowing candidates to take a lot more money from donors.
PHOENIX — The state is headed into another financial hole, the combination of already approved tax cuts and required annual spending increases.
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The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors has selected Mesa resident and former state Rep. Dave Farnsworth to serve the remainder of outgoing state Sen. Rich Crandall’s term.
Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake earned kudos on Wednesday from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for posting what an organization director called a pro-business voting record.
Arizona lawmakers slashed the state's corporate tax rate in 2011, sliced other business and capital gains taxes in 2012 and just completed a major overhaul of the state's sales tax collection system.
Arizona students who rely on federal student loans to go to college can breathe easy – at least for now.
PHOENIX — Despite limited success last time, Gov. Jan Brewer is again building up a war chest to try to influence federal elections in Arizona — and elsewhere.
PHOENIX — The U.S. House is making another bid to block the Tohono O'odham Nation from building a casino on land it owns near the University of Phoenix Stadium on the edge of Glendale.
Despite an outcry from civil rights groups, a call for close examination by President Barack Obama and even a 1960s-style sit-in at the Florida governor's office, the jury's verdict that George Zimmerman was justified in shooting unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin is unlikely to spur change to any of the nation's stand-your-ground self-defense laws.
Last month's U.S. Supreme Court ruling voiding a key section of the Voting Rights Act requires the lines for the state's 30 legislative districts to be redrawn before the 2014 election, an attorney for Republican interest is contending.
Gov. Jan Brewer said Tuesday that nothing in the death of Trayvon Martin or the acquittal of George Zimmerman of murder charges gives her second thoughts about signing Arizona's own "stand your ground'' law.
Arizona’s far East Valley will likely need new representation after State Sen. Rich Crandall was tabbed as the head of Wyoming’s Department of Education this week.
With a solemnity reserved for momentous occasions, the Senate passed historic legislation Thursday offering the priceless hope of citizenship to millions of immigrants living illegally in America's shadows. The bill also promises a military-style effort to secure the long-porous border with Mexico.
The decision by Gov. Jan Brewer to push through Medicaid expansion in the recently ended legislative session over the objections of most members of her own party left the GOP in Arizona deeply divided.
Foes of Medicaid expansion in Arizona filed paperwork Wednesday to give voters the last word.
Legislative Republicans used the final hours of the just-ended legislative session to shove through a series of changes in election laws that could give them advantages in future elections.
Republican Gov. Jan Brewer is working to spin her hard-fought victory over legislative conservatives who opposed her Medicaid expansion plan. She insists it isn't "Obamacare."
Tired of waiting for action, Gov. Jan Brewer forced lawmakers back to the Capitol late Tuesday to approve her budget and Medicaid expansion.
Arizona State University sophomore Anisha Hindocha works hard to put herself through school without having to take out loans – so hard that it’s started to affect her health.
Some GOP lawmakers are threatening to torpedo the budget being pushed by their own leaders if $400 million in planned spending is not cut across the board.