PHOENIX — Saying the Internet is forever, the state House unanimously approved legislation Monday to make it illegal to intentionally post someone else's naked photo online.
PHOENIX — Attorneys for immigrant-rights groups asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to rebuff a last-ditch attempt by the state to start prosecuting people for harboring and transporting those not in the country legally.
PHOENIX — State lawmakers agreed to create special exemptions from animal cruelty laws for farmers and ranchers despite complaints that it would ease penalties on those who abuse and beat farm animals to death.
PHOENIX — Attorneys for immigrant rights groups asked the U.S. Supreme Court today to rebuff a last-ditch attempt by the state to start prosecuting people for harboring those not in the country legally.
Top aides to Gov. Jan Brewer sought and got proponents of a “religious liberty” bill to make changes to SB 1062 more than a month before she vetoed the measure.
PHOENIX — State lawmakers are moving to require the state to buy computer programs for English learners with specifications that were written by a company selling the software.
Phoenix.- Argumentando que esto protegerá a los estudiantes de los “maniáticos homicidas”, un comité de la Cámara de Diputados votó el miércoles 26 de febrero por permitir que las escuelas designen a un empleado en cada plantel que tenga acceso a un arma.
PHOENIX — Three out of four Arizonans support the right of gays to at least form civil unions, if not to wed outright.
PHOENIX — The state House voted Thursday to put a five-year lifetime cap on government-funded health care — but not for everyone.
PHOENIX — Manufacturers and smelters could soon be exempt from paying state sales taxes on electricity they buy.
Without comment the House voted Thursday to update laws on theft to include trade secrets.
PHOENIX — Former House Speaker Joe Lane, whose political career was cut short in the wake of the impeachment of Gov. Evan Mecham, died Thursday in Tucson.
PHOENIX — Planned Parenthood and a Tucson gynecologist are asking a federal judge to block new rules that will sharply restrict the ability to perform abortions using drugs instead of surgery.
The Senate voted 18-12 Wednesday to kill Tucson Republican Sen. Al Melvin’s legislation forbidding Arizona from implementing the Common Core standards adopted by the National Governors Association.
PHOENIX - The Arizona Senate today voted to kill a bill that would have scrapped the Common Core education standards.
PHOENIX — Planned Parenthood and a Tucson gynecologist are asking a federal judge to block new rules that will limit their ability to perform abortions using drugs instead of surgery.
PHOENIX — Calling them a federal “dictate,” Sen. Al Melvin persuaded Republican colleagues in the Senate to vote Tuesday to scrap the Common Core education standards the state and schools adopted just four years ago.
PHOENIX — Without dissent the state House voted Tuesday to try to protect taxpayers from inflation, at least on one front.
PHOENIX — Without a vote to spare, the state House voted Tuesday to allow terminally ill patients to try to get access to drugs not yet approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
PHOENIX — Citing the need to protect women’s lives, the state House voted Tuesday to allow state health officials to make unannounced inspections at abortion clinics without first getting a warrant.
Calling them a federal "dictate," Sen. Al Melvin convinced Republican colleagues in the Senate to vote today to scrap the Common Core standards that the state and schools adopted just four years earlier.
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PHOENIX — The Arizona House voted Monday to reduce individual income taxes if the state finally starts collecting sales taxes it already should be getting.
PHOENIX — Arizona voters could decide if they want to perennially revisit anything they adopt at the ballot.
PHOENIX — New drivers could lose their ability to operate a vehicle while chatting with or sending a message to their friends.
PHOENIX — Absent a federal court order, Arizonans may not get to cast their ballots this year for any Green Party candidates.
PHOENIX — The share of education tax dollars that actually winds up in Arizona classrooms slid again last year, to the lowest level in the 13 years the state has been monitoring.
PHOENIX — For years, Cathi Herrod and her Center for Arizona Policy have flexed their political muscles, pushing through legislation representing what she calls “fundamental principles” that often are espoused in the Bible.
The Center for Arizona Policy’s Cathi Herrod discusses new rules on abortion-clinic inspections. At left is anti-abortion activist Lila Rose.
PHOENIX — It’s official: Arizonans won’t get the last word on a series of controversial changes in state election law.
PHOENIX — Ignoring a virtually certain lawsuit, the state House voted Thursday to let health officials conduct unannounced inspections at abortion clinics.
PHOENIX — Saying it will protect students from “maniacal, homicidal” killers, a House panel voted Wednesday to let schools designate one employee at each site to have access to a gun.
PHOENIX — Rejecting last-minute pleas from supporters, Gov. Jan Brewer Wednesday vetoed controversial legislation billed as protecting religious freedom.
Gov. Jan Brewer details Wednesday why she vetoed legislation that proponents said would prevent religious discrimination.
PHOENIX — Rejecting last minute pleas from supporters, Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed controversial legislation billed as protecting religious freedom.
PHOENIX — The hype and rhetoric on both sides of SB 1062, now awaiting action by Gov. Jan Brewer, may disguise the fact that the measure does far less than some have suggested.
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PHOENIX — An attorney for the state wants a judge to throw out a bid by several gay couples, including one in Tucson, to allow them to marry.
PHOENIX — Arizona cannot cut off family-planning funding to Planned Parenthood simply because the organization also provides abortions, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday.
PHOENIX — The state Senate sent Gov. Jan Brewer controversial legislation billed as protecting religious freedom Monday even as two more senators who voted last week for SB 1062 now say that was a mistake.
PHOENIX — Arizona cannot cut off family planning funding to Planned Parenthood simply because the organization also provides abortions, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled this morning.
Gov. Jan Brewer returns to work Tuesday to face a rising chorus of Republican and business voices urging her to quickly quash SB 1062.
PHOENIX — Arizona voters have a constitutional right to wrest control of drawing congressional boundaries from the Legislature, a federal court ruled late Friday.
PHOENIX — Saying the legislation would be “unbelievably damaging” to the state, business and economic development leaders are urging Gov. Jan Brewer to veto legislation expanding the ability of businesses to evoke religion to deny services to gays and perhaps others.
PHOENIX.— La gobernadora Jan Brewer tendrá la última palabra sobre si los propietarios de negocios en Arizona puede citar su religión como razón para negar el servicio a los gay –y probablemente a otras personas.
PHOENIX — State lawmakers are moving to force school districts to sell off unused campuses.
PHOENIX — State lawmakers cannot balance the budget by limiting pension benefit increases for retired judges, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Thursday.
PHOENIX — Ignoring pleas from business leaders, the Senate Education Committee voted 6-3 along party lines Thursday to bar Arizona from implementing the Common Core standards the state adopted four years ago.
PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer is going to get the last word on whether Arizona business owners can cite their religion as a reason to turn away gays — and maybe others.