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State senators block request to adjourn House for …

3/1/2024
PHOENIX — State senators voted Thursday to deny a request to allow the state House to adjourn for more than a week to allow 17 of its members to take a trip to Israel.

Diamondbacks fans at spring training hope Jordan …

2/29/2024
Much of the Diamondbacks’ young talent is in the majors already, led by National League Rookie of the Year Corbin Carrol. But the D-backs still have plenty in the pipeline. They have the …

State senators vote to force teachers to ‘out’ …

2/26/2024
PHOENIX — State senators voted Monday to force teachers to “out” students who want to be identified by a different gender to their parents.

Lawmakers take first steps to legalize psychedelic …

2/13/2024
PHOENIX — State lawmakers took the first steps Tuesday to legalize the use psychedelic mushrooms in Arizona.

Republican lawmakers attempt to quash intercity rail …

2/13/2024
PHOENIX — Republican lawmakers are moving to forever quash the idea of intercity rail. And they’re doing it in a way that could force Democrat Gov. Katie Hobbs to go along.

Sierra Vista lawmaker wants fixed fine for driving …

2/13/2024
PHOENIX — Do you like driving in the left lane? Sen. David Gowan, who said he’s been stuck behind some of those folks on the highways, wants to deter you from doing that by hitting you in the wallet.

State lawmaker pushes legislation to bar cities from …

2/13/2024
PHOENIX — Saying he wants to short-circuit “defund the police” movements here, a first-term state lawmaker is pushing legislation designed to bar cities from cutting public safety funding.

Top Arizona lawmakers sue Biden over national monument …

2/12/2024
PHOENIX — Calling it an unlawful “land grab,” the top legislative Republicans filed suit Monday against President Biden over his decision last year to designate nearly 1 million acres of federal land near the Grand Canyon as a national monument.

Southern Arizona lawmaker seeks to oust Biden from …

2/12/2024
PHOENIX — A Marana lawmaker wants to ensure that if Donald Trump is knocked off the Arizona ballot, the same would happen to Joe Biden.

Ice climber shares near-death experience at upcoming …

2/12/2024
When Peter Panagore died while ice climbing in Banff Provincial Park in Canada in March of 1980, his life changed forever.

Hobbs signs deal to resolve election deadline issues

2/9/2024
MESA — Gov. Katie Hobbs acknowledged Friday she really didn’t get anything out of the deal she cut with Republican lawmakers to resolve election deadline issues.

Mountain Ridge High in Glendale mourns student's death

2/5/2024
A 16-year-old former student at Mountain Ridge High School in Glendale died in a one-car crash Sunday afternoon on Interstate 17 near Cordes Junction. His passenger, a 17-year-old  current …