PHOENIX – Jadyn Ferguson was 15 when her life began to unravel: Her mother died of cervical cancer and a trusted teacher turned her over to Arizona’s child welfare agency after she reported physical abuse from her stepfather.
Rebuffing Democrat complaints of misplaced priorities, Republican lawmakers late Monday gave final approval Monday to an $11.8 billion spending plan for coming fiscal year.
Calling it a "significant and critical first step,'' Gov Doug Ducey has signed into law a measure that will give those who were sexually assaulted or abused as children more time to sue, no matter how long ago the event occurred.
Brushing aside the "optics'' of the last-minute action, state lawmakers voted Monday to triple the daily allowance they now get.
Arizonans who have medical marijuana cards are legally entitled to buy and use gummy bears, candies, extracts, tinctures and resins of the plant, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Tuesday.
WASHINGTON – New Census Bureau figures show that per-pupil spending in Arizona’s public schools was fourth-lowest in the nation in 2017, hampering the state’s efforts in recent years to improve education funding.
PHOENIX -- House Republicans rejected a bid to put another $178,000 into an $11.8 billion state budget even though one of them conceded it probably would save the state far more than that in the long run.
Arizona added another 75,300 private sector jobs in the last year -- with more than one out of every four of them being in the construction industry.
Attorney General Mark Brnovich has given the go-ahead for an Illinois firm to "lend'' up to $12,500 to Arizonans without state regulation -- and potentially at a higher cost than state law allows traditional consumer finance companies to charge.
Republican legislative leaders say they've reached a deal on a spending plan with Gov. Doug Ducey.
People who live along the southern border all say the same thing: When it rains, it stinks.
Saying the rates they charge amount to usury, backers of a new initiative seek to outlaw title loans -- or at least the interest they are allowed to charge.
Siding with retailers, the state House voted Wednesday to at least partly preempts cities and towns from enacting their own rules on the sale and marketing of tobacco and vaping products.
A former national speed skating champion lent her voice Tuesday to those who want to give victims of child sexual assault and abuse more time to sue their assailants -- and specifically those who permitted it to happen.
Well, it's official: The Arizona Legislature is now in overtime.
Arizona voters may be on the verge of getting three more weeks of candidate speeches, robocalls, door hangars and mailers.
PHOENIX -- Having burned through $28 million in a pair of losing political battles in Arizona last year, California billionaire Tom Steyer is now prepared to pump some more cash into the state.
PHOENIX -- Plans for a Republican-crafted budget blew up Thursday when a second GOP lawmaker said she won’t vote for a spending plan unless and until the state gives victims of childhood sexual abuse more time to sue their attackers.
Republican lawmakers voted Wednesday to put some new hurdles in the path of groups that seek to propose their own laws and constitutional amendments.
Attorney General Mark Brnovich is getting some allies in its legal fight with California over that state's efforts to tax Arizona businesses and individuals.
State senators refused to make it easier for some people to escape requirements to register as sex offenders amid concerns that they have so far been prevented from voting on legislation to give victims of child sex abuse more time to sue their assailants.
State senators approved their own crackdown on "vaping'' devices and liquids Tuesday, setting the stage for a fight with some House lawmakers who support an industry-backed bill.
PHOENIX -- Unable to get even a hearing on his plan, Rep. Mark Finchem, R-Oro Valley, is now working with parents and some teachers to put a measure on the 2020 ballot to block educators from engaging in classroom political advocacy.