Judge calls for review of utility regulator Bob Stump's state-issued phone.
State ranks 30th in nation for transparency, handling public records.
Proposal comes after Corporation Commission was inundated with requests for text messages critics say show misconduct.
Dispute centers around what agencies can charge for endeavors they deem for-profit.
That's 3 percent of payroll — a higher percentage than other local governments.
Lawsuit prompted assessor to include hundreds of thousands of photos to public website.
Names of officers involved in shootings would have been held 60 days.
Law withholds them for 60 days after a fatal shooting.
Lawmakers also vote to tighten marijuana growing rules and loosen legal notice publication requirements
Allowing governments to deny requests for being unreasonable met too much opposition.
Legislation does not require or prohibit use of body cams by police.
To critics, Arizona measure makes it look like there's something to hide.
Here’s one way to think of public records: as a customer you’d never pay for a product or service you weren’t allowed to see or evaluate.
Only 56% of public agencies turned over expense reports within 2 week.
Officials seek input on proposed changes, which include an online portal for records requests
PHOENIX — The House gave final approval Monday for an external review of how Arizona has handled Child Protective Services.
Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed legislation Tuesday designed to help Tombstone repair its damaged Huachuca Mountains water supply.
The Tucson Police Department is scrapping its policy of forbidding people to take photos of its records.
Score one for the people.
PHOENIX — In a major victory for citizens, Attorney General Tom Horne has sharply constrained the right of public agencies to charge for access to public records.