A federal appeals court has given a key victory to players on minor league teams the right to sue to be paid the minimum wage while they’re in spring training in Arizona.
Continued talk of a trade war hasn’t dampened the state’s job growth — at least not yet.
The head of the Department of Corrections remained “surprisingly uninformed’’ about nonfunctioning locks at one of the state’s largest prisons and the resultant security risks and assaults on guards, according to a new report issued today.
Gov. Doug Ducey took a slap Tuesday at the new Trump administration policy that seeks to deny “green cards’’ to those at the bottom of the economic ladder.
Monarch calls it unconstitutional; if successful, ‘problematic’ for Arizona Downs
The owners of off-track betting signals from several out-of-state tracks are asking a federal judge to void a new law which would require them to sell their services to all Arizona tracks, whether they want to or not.
PHOENIX — A claim by organizers of an initiative to legalize recreational marijuana for adults that it would limit the dosage of THC in edible products is false.
Prosecutors aren’t entitled to retry a man on charges of first-degree murder after being unable to convince a jury the first time that the facts matched the charges, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Friday.
Initiative requires marijuana buyers be 21; measure would impose 16% tax
Backers of legal recreational marijuana took the first steps Friday to putting the issue on the 2020 ballot.
Federal appellate judges have agreed to decide whether Martha McSally can continue to serve as a U.S. senator at least through the 2020 election.
Saying the current system is unsustainable, a first-term lawmaker took the initial steps Monday to what he hopes will be reforming the state prison system.
A federal appeals court will let former vice presidential contender Sarah Palin sue the New York Times for an editorial that suggested that a graphic put out by her political action committee led to the 2011 attack on congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords.
A new statewide survey shows that a majority of voters are willing to hike sales taxes for education — but not by as much as some are seeking.
A judge won’t let the state enforce a law opening the door for more “dark money’’ in campaigns while it appeals his ruling that the statute is unconstitutional.
Top Dem in state House calls for action; other lawmakers want plan first
With two mass shootings fresh on people’s minds, the top Democrat in the Arizona state House wants a special session to debate
Calling it the best way to prevent mass shootings, Gov. Doug Ducey is renewing his bid to allow judges to take away guns of people believed to be a danger to themselves or others and have them held for mental examination.
Former state lawmaker Don Shooter survived a pair of crucial surgeries Wednesday and Thursday as doctors sought to save his life, according to lobbyist and family friend Gretchen Jacobs.
A new opinion from Attorney General Mark Brnovich is leaving dozens of young adults who are locked up in Pima County jail without the funding to help them complete a high school diploma.
Arizona AG wants U.S. Supreme Court to protect funds for possible future lawsuit payouts
Attorney General Mark Brnovich is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to stop the family that owns a major opioid manufacturer from “looting” company assets.
Gov. Doug Ducey denied Tuesday that he unilaterally ordered the Commerce Authority to rescind a $1 million incentive that
PHOENIX -- A federal appeals court has thrown out a bid by environmental groups to challenge expanded coal mining on the Navajo Reservation that powers the Four Corners Power Plant.
State utility regulators are going to get to actually see and hear from Don Brandt. But it remains unclear when the chief executive of Arizona Public Service actually will show up.
PHOENIX — Arizonans have a constitutional right to online privacy to keep police from snooping around to find out who they are without first getting a warrant, the state Court of Appeals has ruled.
Brnovich offers to help get new supply of drugs for state
Attorney General Mark Brnovich is offering to help the state get a new supply of chemicals to execute those on death row.
A revamped Commission on Appellate Court Appointments agreed late Friday to nominate Republican Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery for the soon-to-be-open seat on the Arizona Supreme Court.
James Moeller, the author of a number of precedent-setting decisions of the Arizona Supreme Court, has died.
Their candidate squeezed out of the last screening, allies of Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery are lining up to urge that he be nominated for the Arizona Supreme Court.
‘Digital payment club’ allowed since dispensaries cannot use banks
The state’s top prosecutor has approved an experimental program designed to get marijuana dispensaries out of the business of having to pay their bills with suitcases and sacks full of cash.
Wondering where all those tourists wandering around Arizona are coming from? Increasingly, Australia.
Lawmakers eye OK for marijuana, to avoid initiative; County Attorney Polk opposes both, saying no legalization model works
Attorney General Mark Brnovich wants state lawmakers to debate and enact a recreational marijuana program rather than risk an industry-crafted measure from becoming the law of the land at the ballot box.
State utility regulators ratcheted up their demand for answers from the head of Arizona Public Service late Friday, with the list of the first 67 questions.
PHOENIX — An environmental group took the first steps Wednesday to filing suit against the U.S. Forest Service for failing to live up to its promise to keep cattle away from streams in eastern Arizona.
Environmental groups are trying to halt a plan by the Bureau of Land Management to lease out more than 4,000 acres of land near the Petrified Forest National Park for oil and gas exploration.
The owners of Turf Paradise won’t challenge a new law that is designed to provide some financial help for Arizona Downs.
A defendant who got bad legal advice in a criminal case that resulted in his deportation is entitled to a do-over in that case, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled.
A federal court jury has awarded a former state senate staffer $1 million after concluding she was the victim of racial and sex discrimination.
A new lawsuit seeks to strike down a statute that can invalidate otherwise legitimate and qualified signatures on an initiative petition.
State utility regulators unanimously approved a new code of ethics late Wednesday, including new limits on how much anyone with business before them can donate to candidates for the Arizona Corporation Commission.
Arizona is landing a new Nike plant despite what a week ago appeared to be efforts by Gov. Doug Ducey to blow up the plan.
Corporation commission blocks call to reject increase
State utility commissioners late Wednesday rejected a last-ditch plea by an Arizona Public Service customer to undo the rate hike they approved for the state’s largest electric company in 2017.
Arizona transportation officials say they are not sharing your driver’s license photo with federal agencies, a practice that apparently is occurring in other states.
Firm adds dispensary with eye on upcoming election
A company that hopes to be the largest marijuana operation in Arizona, if not the nation, is expanding its holdings ahead of what is likely to be an expensive ballot fight to legalize the drug for recreational purposes.
A judge has slapped down a plan by Gov. Doug Ducey to balance last year’s budget and pay for his teacher pay raises by hitting up Tucson-area residents for more taxes.
Don’t look for Gov. Doug Ducey to trash all his Nike wear in the wake of his blistering criticism of the company.
Utility settled out of court with survivors of women in both cases
The state’s largest electric utility has acknowledged that it settled claims with the survivors of two other customers who were found dead in their homes, not counting last year’s death of a 72-year-old Sun City West resident.
Gov. Doug Ducey appears to have made the right political decision in his slap at Nike and yanking a proffered $1 million subsidy to locate a new factory here — at least among members of his own party.
The newest state utility regulator wants an outside investigation of the heat-related death of an Arizona Public Service customer and the policies of the Arizona Corporation Commission and the actions of its staff that may have contributed to that.
A state judge on Tuesday threw out much of the challenge by Attorney General Mark Brnovich to the power of state universities to lease out the land they own for private, for-profit operations.
Move comes after company pulls shoes bearing ‘Betsy Ross’ flag when Colin Kaepernick speaks out
A flap about the meanings of a historic U.S. flag has led Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey to block a $1 million economic development grant to Nike, accusing the company of bowing to “the current onslaught of political correctness and historical revisionism."
State health official says new law eventually will help
The state’s top health official says a new state law on marijuana testing may help fill in the gaps of protecting patients left by her agency’s inability to make spot checks on kitchens preparing edible forms of the drug.
Sonora Gov. Claudia Pavlovich warned Friday that the talk about tariffs and border closures coming from Washington is endangering the economy of both her state and Arizona.