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Next Court Redistricting Challenge: Legislative Lines

Supreme Court to hear claim that independent commission drew boundaries favoring Democrats.

Arizona Legislative Session Wraps, Now What?

Whether or not a bill becomes law is now up to Gov. Doug Ducey.

Gov. Doug Ducey addresses a joint session of the Arizona Legislature, Jan. 12, 2015.

Ducey Defends Abortion Restrictions in New Law

Bill he signed this week requires women to be told about reversal option.

Vets' Families Would Get In-State Tuition in Arizona

Lawmakers give preliminary OK to bill, but reject Democratic try to include young immigrants.

Arizona House Approves Abortion Restriction Bill

The Arizona House voted to approve a bill barring women from buying a health insurance plan through the federal marketplace that includes abortion coverage.

Member of the Arizona state Legislature meet at the Senate Building.

Child Safety Director Has New Plans for Agency

Employee attrition will be one area addressed

Student from Challenger Middle School practices for We The People National Competition

Senate Education Committee Advances Anti-Common Core Bill

Bill would repeal Arizona College and Career Ready Standards.

New Bill Would Establish Insurance Requirements for Ridesharing

Those using ride-for-hire apps would need insurance beyond personal plan

Gov. Doug Ducey tours the Mirror Lab at the University of Arizona. March 11, 2015

Ducey Defends Budget: 'No One Offered Alternative'

Governor, on visit to Tucson, says spending package protects public safety, children, K-12 education.

Standardized Tests No Longer Required in High School

State law, effective Friday, eliminates mandate to pass AIMS or any state exam to graduate

Taxes

Tax Bracket Changes Proposed

State bill to adjust tax brackets for inflation clears first legislative hurdle

2015 Legislature Faces Familiar Budget Issues

Lawmakers convene Monday, with new state administration, same fiscal problems atop their agenda.

ARIZONA STATE CAPITOL BUILDING

Several people discuss efforts to reform the state employee hiring and firing system while having opposing beliefs.
Jimmy Chavez - President, Arizona Highway Patrol Association 
Sheri Van Horsen - President, Local 3111, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees 
Mark Flatten - Investigative Journalist, Goldwater Institute 
Nick Dranias - Director, Center for Constitutional Government, Goldwater Institute

Legislature Urges Appeals Court to Block Millions in Back Payments to Public Schools

Arizona lawmakers seek to delay a judge's order that the state immediately pay nearly $317M.

TUSD children in classroom.

Public Schools: Legislature Should Be Able to Pay $1B

Judge has been asked to disregard state argument that it cannot afford to give funds for inflation adjustments to annual education funding.

Lawmakers: Taxes on E-Cigarettes Could Bring Millions in Revenue

Arizona Joint Legislative Budget Committee explores options to deal with possible $1B deficit.

ARIZONA STATE CAPITOL BUILDING

Several people discuss efforts to reform the state employee hiring and firing system while having opposing beliefs.
Jimmy Chavez - President, Arizona Highway Patrol Association 
Sheri Van Horsen - President, Local 3111, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees 
Mark Flatten - Investigative Journalist, Goldwater Institute 
Nick Dranias - Director, Center for Constitutional Government, Goldwater Institute

Incumbent Ethan Orr Ousted in State House Race

Republican loses by 123 votes; Democrats Randy Friese, Victoria Steele prevail in Tucson's District 9.

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