Latest Arizona State Legislature News

Curt Schilling says he may run for Congress in Arizona

Aug. 13, 2019 2:59 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Former major league pitcher Curt Schilling says he's thinking about running for Congress in Arizona. Schilling confirmed in an email to The Arizona Republic on Monday that he's considering a run. He declined to say which district he'd run in and wrote that "the illegal immigration issue is...

Arizona lawmaker expelled in misconduct case on life support

Aug. 1, 2019 2:52 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The first state lawmaker in the United States to be expelled for sexual misconduct since the #MeToo movement began is hospitalized and on life support. Don Shooter, a Republican from Yuma, Arizona, was thrown out of the Legislature in February 2018 after being found to have propositioned a...

Lawmaker blasted for saying US might look like South America

Jul. 27, 2019 9:14 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A veteran Arizona legislator is apologizing while defending herself from criticism for comments she made on immigration and birth rates. The Phoenix New Times posted audio of a July 15 speech during which state Sen. Sylvia Allen said a flood of immigration and low birth rates among whites...