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Sierra Vista lawmaker wants fixed fine for driving …

2/13/2024
PHOENIX — Do you like driving in the left lane? Sen. David Gowan, who said he’s been stuck behind some of those folks on the highways, wants to deter you from doing that by hitting you in the wallet.

Lawmaker wants to make sure Arizona is ready when …

1/30/2024
PHOENIX — The flying cars that The Jetsons made us believe we would all have by now haven’t quite materialized. But a veteran state lawmaker want to be sure Arizona is ready for them when they finally do arrive.

Kern: Republican lawmakers believe in allowing you to …

11/17/2023
Republican lawmakers believe in allowing you to keep more of your own tax dollars, especially during a period of crippling inflation. I'm writing to inform you that this will soon become a reality.

Year after laws passed, short-term rentals still …

11/2/2023
In the year since the Arizona Legislature passed Senate Bill 1168, a law requiring short-term rental operators to obtain a license, Scottsdale implemented a city ordinance, created a short-term …

Finchem files 'Statement of interest' to run for state …

7/26/2023
PHOENIX — Rebuffed in his bid to become secretary of state, Mark Finchem now wants to go back to the Legislature. But not from the Pima County district that first elected him in 2014. Finchem on Wednesday filed a “statement of interest” to run for the state Senate for LD 1.

Maricopa County board fills state senate seat for …

5/9/2023
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors filled an open seat in the state senate. According to a press release, the governing board appointed Rep. Flavio Bravo to fill the senate vacancy in …

Pinal County Sheriff Lamb announces U.S. Senate run

4/11/2023
Mark Lamb, the Republican sheriff of Pinal County, announced today that he is running for the U.S. Senate seat currently held by independent Sen. Kyrsten Sinema.“Arizona needs a fighter in the …

Arizona will fail clean-air standards if other states …

3/30/2023
WASHINGTON – Arizona is doing all it can to improve air quality but will not meet federal standards as long as pollution from other jurisdictions can drift across its borders, the director of the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality testified Wednesday.

State senators approve measure to create banned book …

3/9/2023
PHOENIX — State senators gave preliminary approval Thursday to a measure directing the Department of Education to come up with a list of books that are banned in public schools.

Arizona Senate votes to withhold personal information …

3/1/2023
PHOENIX — Every single member of the Arizona Senate voted Tuesday for a measure that will shield their addresses and other personal information from the public as elected officials are increasingly subjected to threats and protests at their homes.

Gilbert mayor vows continued fight against housing …

2/15/2023
Gilbert Mayor Brigette Peterson is vowing to continue to fight against a housing bill wending its way through the Arizona Senate.  Arizona Senate Bill 1117, sponsored by Sen. Steve Kaiser, …

Maricopa County transportation sales tax extension …

2/13/2023
PHOENIX — State lawmakers are moving to wrest control of transportation planning from local officials to instead represent their own political philosophies.