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PHOENIX — Saying legislation is better than a voter initiative, the No. 2 Democrat in the state House wants colleagues to legalize marijuana for recreational use.
Some Arizona lawmakers are willing to take another look at the state's "stand your ground'' law in the wake of the Trayvon Martin shooting and trial in Florida but are deeply divided whether the statute needs revision.
Calling the legislation unconstitutional, members of a special screening panel asked the Arizona Supreme Court late Friday to void a law that would require them to give the governor more names from which to select new judges.
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.
Contending one and maybe two congressional races were stolen from them, Republican legislators have approved a measure to finesse election laws to keep out the Libertarians who they say are taking votes from their candidates.
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.
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.
Arizonans who have to seek protection from creditors in bankruptcy court soon will be able to hang on to more of what they own.
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.
Saying it's nobody business, state lawmakers are poised to keep local governments -- and anyone else -- from finding out who owns a gun.
I find it interesting the number of Arizona folks who are captivated and fascinated with sex crimes. It’s like they can’t get enough of it. I hear constant talk about the media-created, soap-opera-like atmosphere surrounding the Jodi Arias murder trial. People are fascinated with the sex talk and titillating tales of what Arias and Travis Alexander did before she admittedly murdered him.
Arizona's self-employed could be in line to get a tax break designed to partly offset a $900 increase in what they're paying to the federal government.
A farmer would be horrified over the notion of an Arizona coyote being assigned to watch over his chicken coop. Arizonans should be worried that some public officials think they should be responsible for watching over themselves.
Calling it a key to preventing mass shootings, a House panel voted Wednesday to require teachers and health professionals to report potentially dangerous people to police.
State lawmakers launched what could be considered an end-run of last year's voter rejection of a change in how judges are selected.
State lawmakers are moving to let Arizona businesses refuse to disclose to those who might want to sue them what the company knew about defective products.
Saying it's none of the government's business, a House panel voted Wednesday to bar cities, counties and the state from destroying guns that are voluntarily surrendered to them.
The head of the House Judiciary Committee wants to update Arizona's dated and sometimes anachronistic bankruptcy laws.
Hoping to avoid another ouster of one of their own, Republican legislators on Thursday voted to change the rules for recall elections.
Arizona charter school officials say they don't want the state to impose more regulations on how the mostly privately operated schools buy goods and services with taxpayer dollars, and the state board says no changes are in the works.
The state's chief election officer wants tighter financial reporting laws so voters know who is really funding campaigns.
“Seven Mesa High students taken to hospital.”
While the tea party’s influence seems to wax and wane, in Gilbert, anyhow, it’s running the show, determined, apparently, for a Total Tea Party Takeover.
Republican lawmakers voted Wednesday to spend tax dollars to go to court to challenge the maps drawn by the Independent Redistricting Commission.