- Correction: Election Bills story Updated: Feb-05-16 5:01 pm
PHOENIX - In a story Feb. 4 about election bills, The Associated Press erroneously reported the party affiliation of state Sen. Martin Quezada. He is a Democrat, not a Republican
- Eastbound I-10 reopens in Phoenix after closure due to wreck Updated: Feb-05-16 3:12 pm
PHOENIX - Eastbound Interstate 10 reopened Friday morning after being closed during part of the morning commute due to an accident that involved several vehicles and seriously injured one person.
- House passes measure to create national popular vote Updated: Feb-04-16 5:48 pm
PHOENIX - Republican lawmakers looking to increase Arizona's say in national elections have passed a measure to create a national popular vote.
- New deal struck to repeal Arizona technical education cuts Updated: Feb-04-16 5:20 pm
PHOENIX - Lawmakers reached a deal Thursday on a proposal restoring nearly all the cuts to high school career and technical education programs made in the last legislative session.
- Arizona court denies appeal on sentences for holdup killings Updated: Feb-04-16 3:13 pm
PHOENIX - The Arizona Supreme Court has ruled that a man serving two life sentences for killings committed during a holdup when he was 16 years old isn't entitled to a new hearing on his sentence.
- Schools testifies in vain against plan to define her powers Updated: Feb-04-16 2:18 pm
PHOENIX - Arizona schools chief Diane Douglas has failed to persuade an Arizona Senate committee to derail legislation designed to settle ongoing fights between her and the state Board of Education.
- Arizona to consider bill limiting public record access Updated: Feb-04-16 12:41 pm
PHOENIX - A measure being considered by Arizona lawmakers would limit public access to government records about crime.
- State Senate panel OKs police and fire pension plan overhaul Updated: Feb-03-16 3:10 pm
PHOENIX - Legislation enacting a major overhaul of the state's badly underfunded public safety worker pension plan was unanimously approved Wednesday by a Senate committee and will likely come to a vote Thursday by the full Senate.
- Senate committee passes measures targeting immigrants Updated: Feb-03-16 2:51 pm
PHOENIX - Republican lawmakers want stiffer penalties for Arizona cities that skirt federal immigration laws and for immigrants who break the law while in the country illegally.
- New utility regulator Tobin to abstain from solar votes Updated: Feb-02-16 6:15 pm
PHOENIX - The state's newest utility regulator said Tuesday he won't vote on matters involving a major rooftop solar company and possibly issues involving the state's largest electricity provider because of a conflict of interest.
- Lawmakers again seek tax break for Grand Canyon University Updated: Feb-02-16 1:32 pm
PHOENIX - Lawmakers are again seeking a big property tax break for a growing private Christian university in Phoenix, reviving an effort to benefit Grand Canyon University that was derailed over constitutional concerns in 2014.
- Westbound I-8 partially reopens after wreck near Gila Bend Updated: Feb-02-16 8:24 am
GILA BEND, Arizona - Authorities have partially reopened westbound Interstate 8 following an accident-related closure in the Gila Bend area of south-central Arizona.
- Abortion bills emerge at Arizona Senate filing deadline Updated: Feb-01-16 8:07 pm
PHOENIX - Two bills targeting Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers were among a flurry of filings as an Arizona Senate deadline for introducing legislation neared Monday evening.
- Freezing overnight temperatures in store for most of Arizona Updated: Feb-01-16 8:00 pm
FLAGSTAFF, Arizona - A winter storm dropped snow across Arizona on Monday, from the state's high country down to the desert region bordering Mexico.
- House committee OKs bill to elect redistricting commission Updated: Feb-01-16 12:59 pm
PHOENIX - A House committee has passed a measure that would let voters decide who serves on the state commission that draws state and congressional legislative districts.
- The Latest: Some Arizona highways covered in snow Updated: Feb-01-16 10:32 am
FLAGSTAFF, Arizona - The Latest on winter weather in Arizona (all times local):
- Arizona governor wants to split 9th Circuit Court of Appeals Updated: Jan-28-16 6:03 pm
PHOENIX - Arizona's Republican governor launched a renewed effort Thursday to break up the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, citing reasons outside longstanding GOP complaints that the court covering nine Western states is too liberal.
- Arizona bill banning up-close videotaping of police shelved Updated: Jan-27-16 7:40 pm
PHOENIX - An Arizona lawmaker who wanted to bar the public from videotaping law enforcement officers from close range said Wednesday that he will withdraw his proposed legislation.
- Lawmakers aim to revise law outlawing bans on plastic bags Updated: Jan-27-16 6:26 pm
PHOENIX - Republican lawmakers are attempting to sideline a lawsuit that would overturn an Arizona law blocking cities and towns from banning plastic bags.
- Arizona lawmakers again try to restrict medication abortion Updated: Jan-27-16 8:14 am
PHOENIX - Arizona lawmakers opposed to abortion are trying again to limit the use of medication abortions, three months after a 2012 law was declared unconstitutional.
- Arizona adds new type of plow to its snow-clearing fleet Updated: Jan-26-16 8:06 am
FLAGSTAFF, Arizona - The Arizona Department of Transportation is introducing a new type of snow plow to its fleet of snow- and ice-clearing vehicles.
- Arizona House panel OKs bill to regulate sober living homes Updated: Jan-25-16 8:12 pm
PHOENIX - A House committee passed a bill Monday to regulate sober living homes after hearing testimony from Prescott residents about problems the homes are creating in their communities.
- Arizona to install sensors on I-15 bridges in remote area Updated: Jan-25-16 4:17 am
PHOENIX - Arizona will use a federal grant to pay for installing sensors on four Interstate 15 bridges in a remote corner of the state.
- Gilbert man dies in Tempe crash on Loop 101 Updated: Jan-24-16 3:27 pm
TEMPE, Arizona - The Arizona Department of Public Safety says a motorcyclist was killed when he became pinned between two cars.
- Bill would toss adoption preference for heterosexual couples Updated: Jan-23-16 10:09 pm
PHOENIX - Democrats in the Arizona Legislature want a law that requires judges to give preferences to married heterosexual couples in adoption stricken from the books.