State lawmakers are moving HB2485 to require the state to buy computer programs for English learners with specifications that were crafted in detail by a company selling the software.
A former investigator from the Arizona Attorney General’s Office will receive a $99,999 settlement from the state in her lawsuit against Tom Horne and a top deputy, whom she accused of retaliating against her for launching a campaign finance investigation against Horne.
State elections officials believe there’s enough merit to allegations that Sen. Rick Murphy violated campaign finance laws that a complaint against the Peoria Republican will be forwarded to the attorney general on Monday.
A bill expanding the scope of Arizona’s trespassing laws is drawing comparison to efforts in 2010 to make illegal immigrants’ presence in Arizona a violation of state law as a part of SB1070.
All of Arizona’s 15 counties are now designated by the U.S. Department of Agriculture as natural disaster areas for drought, making farmers and ranchers eligible for federal low-interest emergency loans.
Most Arizonans know that our water supply is low. We face this challenge, along with climate extremes, political and policy relationships with other states and the federal government over water, as well as the need to balance our state’s natural wonders with effective resource use.
Smith campaign consultant Brian Murray told our reporter today that the Mesa mayor had raised roughly $460,000 at this time last week. This was prior to a fundraiser hosted by DMB executive Drew Brown that was the first event following the naming of Smith’s finance committee. One campaign source told our reporter two weeks ago …
Arizona lawmakers want to exempt autopsy photos from the Arizona public records laws, so the House of Representatives approved a bill March 5 stating photos of the dead taken by county medical examiners cannot be released to the public or media without a judge’s approval.
A measure asking voters every eight years to reconsider ballot measures that require spending money was approved March 5 by the House of Representatives.
The Arizona House of Representatives on March 5 approved a bill that would place restrictions on where people can ask for spare change, and outlaw “aggressive panhandling.”