More Arizona Government Stories

Supervisors Table Drug Trafficking Grant

Board Democrats decide not to vote to accept grant until they feel conditions for Operation Stonegarden are met.

Governor Lays Out School Shooting Prevention Plan

Plan focuses on modernizing databases, increase funds for schools and officer training.

Ducey Signs Bill Banning Local Soda Taxes

The bills blocks local governments, but not the Legislature, from passing taxes on individual foods.

Supervisors to Vote on Two New Tenants for Old Courthouse

University of Arizona and Visit Tucson may split the majority of the courthouse's square footage.

Arizona House Passes Bill Giving Teachers Classroom Dollars

The money plus tax credit was the best they could do, sponsors said in response to calls for more.

Bill Legalizing Industrial Hemp Moves Forward in Arizona Legislature

The Legislature is one step closer to making hemp a legal crop.

Senate Committee Votes to Block Local Soda Taxes

The bill in the Arizona Legislature wouldn't ban such taxes in the state, but would block local governments from instituting them.

Bill to Put School Evaluations on 'Dashboards' Passes Arizona Senate

The Legislature is trying to replace single grades for schools with a dashboard model.

Trump Deadline Arrives, But DACA Stands, For Now

Six-months have passed since Trump rescinded the order, though the program still stands based on federal rulings.

City Council to Consider Renewing Downtown Business Improvement District

Affirmative vote would open a comment period for property owners in the district.

State Prepares to Launch Opioid Hotline for Health Care Providers

Hotline will offer doctors assistance with treating patients who are using opioids.

The Evolution of Television According to David Bianculli

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Tucson students working for political change on behalf of teachers; and artist & author Beth Surdut on mountain lions, and when the hunter becomes the hunted.

Flake-Sponsored Bill Would Raise Assault-Rifle Purchase Age

A bipartisan bill would change who can purchase assault weapons

Groups Work to Reduce Blowing Dust Risk on I-10

Officials from government agencies gathered to share research and update others on projects aimed at minimizing problem.

Proposal Would Double Arizona Lawmakers' Term Lengths

The representative sponsoring the measure says it would de-politicize the Legislature.

Legislature Won't Vote on Proposed Bump Stock Ban

The House turned away a move to force a vote about gun accessories.

Selected Archive Filters

Arizona, Government
Arizona Public Media broadcast stations are licensed to the Arizona Board of Regents. Arizona Public Media and AZPM are registered trademarks of the Arizona Board of Regents.
The University of Arizona