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PHOENIX — It's taken at least four decades.But Arizona's community colleges appear to be on the verge of being able to offer four-year degrees. On a 24-6 vote Wednesday, the Senate gave … more
State Rep. Joanne Osborne (R-13), chair of the House Health and Human Services Committee, has been appointed to serve as an opioid policy fellow through a year-long program established with the National Conference of State Legislatures. more
PHOENIX — Two Republican senators lashed out Monday at businesses and the media, accusing them of mischaracterizing what is in changes they are proposing to state election laws. Michelle … more
Gov. Doug Ducey said Thursday his decision on whether to sign some controversial voting bills won’t be swayed by fears of losing the 2023 Super Bowl. more
Some local advocacy groups are calling out support of proposed laws that would help bar some fringe lenders from imposing hefty taxes slapped on short-term loans.Officials from the Phoenix-based … more
Controversial voting bills were enough for the state of Georgia to lose the Major League Baseball All-Star Game, and Arizona has both a large sporting event and its own election-related legislative bills coming up. more
The Arizona House of Representatives advanced SB 1451 introduced by Senator Paul Boyer (R-Glendale), District 20, on April 7 and designed to make it easier for firefighters to qualify for coverage under a cancer presumption. more
PHOENIX — If the federal government imposes new restrictions on guns, it's going to have to enforce them without Arizona's help. On a 17-13 margin, the state Senate on Tuesday approved … more
Arizona health experts are celebrating the passage of legislation that will increase the expenditure authority for the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System. more
The coronavirus pandemic has brought to light issues of inequity in many aspects of life, from food to medicine. It’s also brought up issues of equity in education, with students turning online in droves when the pandemic shuttered school doors for months. more
PHOENIX — Republican lawmakers voted Thursday to create a new law that its sponsor admitted is designed to convince people to stay away from some protests, often against police brutality, even … more
PHOENIX -- Arizonans who may be blinded a bit in their search for love are in line to get some protections from the state, if not for heartbreak, at least from being fleeced for their … more
PHOENIX — Republican senators are moving on two fronts to erect new hurdles in the path of those who want to vote early. more
PHOENIX — Republican lawmakers acted Thursday to erect two new hurdles in the path of individuals and groups seeking to craft their own laws. With only Republicans in support, the House … more
PHOENIX — State legislators voted Thursday on multiple fronts to curb the power of the governor — this one and future ones — to declare and maintain an emergency. With no … more
PHOENIX -- An investigators report into conduct of Sen. Wendy Rogers finds at least some proof she talked down to her now former aide but left most of his allegations unresolved. more
Two bills that could define the use of controversial “conversion” therapy techniques said to help gays and lesbians overcome their same-sex attraction potentially are headed for a … more
PHOENIX — State lawmakers are moving to let people divert more of the tax they owe the state to instead help their children and grandchildren attend college. more
Arizona legislators have their work cut out for them as they enter their third week of a legislative session that comes on the heels of a tumultuous election cycle and in the midst of a worsening … more
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