Arizona Legislature

State Legislature to Debate University Funding

Jan 13, 2014

A fight is brewing at the capitol over how much more money — if any — to give to the state’s three universities. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer reports.

State Lawmaker Proposes Easing Panhandling Ban

Jan 10, 2014

A state lawmaker is crafting what he hopes is a legal fix to the statewide ban on begging that was struck down last year as unconstitutional. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.

Lawmakers to Ask Voters for Repeal of Clean Elections

Jan 6, 2014

Some Republican lawmakers want to ask voters to repeal the Citizens Clean Elections system, but in a way that supporters contend is misleading. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer explains.

A veteran state lawmaker wants voters to siphon cash away from a program for early childhood development to instead help fund services for foster children and the families that care for them. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer reports.

A Preview on the Upcoming Legislative Session

Jan 14, 2013

The Arizona Legislature begins its new session today, .starting off with Governor Jan Brewer's State of the State Address.