Fast-paced finish to Legislature session

PHOENIX — The hours dragged on Thursday into the evening and then into the early morning Friday as lawmakers moved bill after bill to reach a historic — and chaotic — early finish to the legislative session. Sine die, Latin for “without day,”...

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Ducey kills ban on ticket quotas

The governor on Monday quashed legislation that would have limited the ability of police departments to consider how many citations a police officer has issued when looking at things like promotions. HB 2410 was crafted by Rep. David Stevens...

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60-day police secrecy bill axed

PHOENIX — Calling the measure unnecessary and possibly dangerous, Gov. Doug Ducey vetoed legislation Monday to require police departments to withhold for 60 days the names of officers involved in shootings. Sen. Steve Smith, R-Maricopa, argued...

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