In contrast, prices for eggs, bacon tick up
Good news if you like grilled ham and cheese.
Arizonans smoked, ate, drank or otherwise consumed more than 43 tons of legal medical marijuana in the year just ended.
PHOENIX -- With no primary foe and 10 months to go to the general election, Gov. Doug Ducey already has collected more than $3 million for his re-election campaign.
PHOENIX -- Gov. Doug Ducey unveiled at $10.1 billion spending plan for next budget year built on projections of more consumer spending, Arizonans buying more lottery tickets and hiring back many of the auditors who ensure that people are paying the state what they owe, auditors the governor previously laid off.
PHOENIX -- An attorney for the state told a judge Friday he has no legal right to hear a complaint that the Legislature is not providing enough funds for schools.
PHOENIX -- A Tucson Republican lawmaker wants people who are legally entitled to use medical marijuana to pay for a program to discourage drug use among others rather than lowering the excess fees they pay the state.
PHOENIX -- One of the state’s three Republican legislative leaders has vowed he won’t let the Trump tax cuts have a negative ripple effect on Arizona taxpayers.
PHOENIX -- Gov. Doug Ducey promised more money on Monday for education. But the Republican governor's State of the State speech was short on details.
PHOENIX -- Gov. Doug Ducey kicks off the legislative session Monday with a call for more education funding -- but not with the tax hikes that some say are necessary to provide truly adequate funding for schools.
PHOENIX -- Hoping to set the agenda, a coalition of educators and others laid out options that could generate more than $950 million for education this coming year, all without a general hike in sales taxes.
PHOENIX -- Want to keep tabs on your lawmakers and not even have to get out of your pajamas? You can -- if you have a computer.
PHOENIX -- While public education is expected to be the top issue when lawmakers return on Monday, a few other subjects are likely to command some attention.
PHOENIX -- Attorney General Jeff Sessions may be looking to crack down on marijuana sales in states where they are legal.
PHOENIX -- Police cannot put a GPS device onto a vehicle to track its movements without first getting a warrant, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Wednesday.
Judge said it was unconstitutional, top educator wants to try again
The state’s top education official wants to salvage at least some of a law banning “ethnic studies” that was struck down as unconstitutional by a federal judge.
PHOENIX -- The architect of an ever-increasing siphoning off of state tax revenues to help send students to private and parochial schools said Thursday he’s now willing to consider a cap -- now that the diversion has topped $74 million a year.
Arizonans at the bottom end of the income scale are going to be getting a bit more in their paychecks this coming week.
PHOENIX -- Two state lawmakers hope to do what has proven politically impossible for decades: Convince colleagues to consider sentencing reform.
PHOENIX -- Rep. Jay Lawrence is declaring his own war against the governor’s war on opioids.
PHOENIX -- A Scottsdale Republican lawmaker wants to force city council and mayoral candidates to run with party labels, saying he believes it will help prevent liberals from sneaking into office.
PHOENIX -- A new report shows that nearly 2,000 teaching positions in Arizona remain vacant four months into the school year.
PHOENIX -- Remember all the Jessicas and Jennifers born in the 1980s and 1990s?
Arizona added enough residents in the 12 months ending July 1 to rank its growth the fifth highest in the nation.
PHOENIX -- The way Sen. David Farnsworth sees it, the decision by voters to legalize the sale of marijuana for medical uses does not mean they get to promote it.
PHOENIX -- A move by Senate leadership to update the chamber’s harassment policy is provoking some criticism over what is not included.
Attorney paid by state legislature says lawmakers free to run for congressional post without vacating current position
PHOENIX -- Sitting state lawmakers are free to run for the now-open congressional seat vacated by Trent Franks without having to quit their current job -- at least according to an attorney paid by state lawmakers.
PHOENIX -- Unable to build the border fence they wanted with private donations -- or even come close -- a special legislative panel disbanded itself, giving out the remaining cash raised to the Cochise County Sheriff’s Department.
PHOENIX -- A plan by business leaders to ask voters for a 1.5-cent sales tax hike for education in at the 2020 ballot could set the stage for a possibly expensive battle with Gov. Doug Ducey and his Koch brothers allies -- assuming Ducey is still in office at that point.
A huge spike in the number of flu cases could portend a particularly bad year for the flu in Arizona.
PHOENIX -- Congressman Trent Franks said Thursday he is resigning from the U.S. House ahead of an Ethics Committee investigation stemming from his discussion with two female staffers about the possibility of surrogacy.
PHOENIX -- A program to teach coding to high schoolers praised Monday by Gov. Doug Ducey as key to Arizona’s economic future had to be financed by local taxpayers and grants due to the lack of state dollars.
PHOENIX -- A first-term state lawmaker wants to curb the ability of those accused of sexual harassment or rape to buy silence from their victims.
Gov. Doug Ducey signaled his opposition to a new initiative to forbid anonymous funding of political campaigns, saying it would interfere with the ability of people to participate in campaigns without fear.
Gov. Doug Ducey is fighting back against a report by a left-leaning research group that shows Arizona is spending less on K-12 education today than before the recession when inflation is taken into account.
With no immediate congressional action in sight, state Medicaid officials are preparing to implement a contingency plan to ensure that nearly 24,000 children of Arizona working poor do not lose their health care coverage this coming month.
Scottsdale Republican wants to repeal a state law which says you can't style hair in Arizona without at least 1,100 hours of training at a state-licensed school.
An Oro Valley Republican lawmaker wants to know whether he and fellow legislators can legally clamp down on the Arizona Board of Regents.
Calling the behavior "unacceptable,'' the journalism school at Arizona State University took the unprecedented move of revoking the lifetime achievement award it gave just two years ago to Charlie Rose.
PHOENIX -- Wondering what to get that special wine lover for Christmas? How about a corkscrew?
Thinking of wearing a Trump mask to a political demonstration?
Facing a possible tough reelection next year, Gov. Doug Ducey won’t say whether he wants the help of the nation’s chief executive.
Auto company paid Arizona $59M to settle lawsuit
Gov. Doug Ducey is sitting on $59 million in unexpected cash.
Calling the behavior “unacceptable,’’ the journalism school at Arizona State University took the unprecedented move Friday of revoking the lifetime achievement award it gave just two years ago to Charlie Rose.
Representative wants to repeal exiting laws
Saying 18 is plenty young enough, a Scottsdale lawmaker wants to repeal existing Arizona laws that allow children of any age to get married.
The attorney for a Chandler opioid manufacturer says his firm can’t be sued by the state over its marketing practices because anything it may have done wrong is in the past.
Don’t look for Arizonans to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, at least not in the immediate future.
Donald Trump remains more popular in Arizona than the nation as a whole.
Calling the fees illegally high, an attorney for medical marijuana patients is asking the Court of Appeals to force state health officials to slash what they charge people to get the state-issued permit they need to buy the drug.
PHOENIX -- The cost to feed the horde this Thanksgiving is going to be as low as it’s been in a decade.
Another woman has come forward to the Arizona Capitol Times with details of being harassed by Rep. Don Shooter.