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SAFER Banking Act Gains Momentum: Cannabis Industry Banking Reform

The bill has gained support from Arizona Senator Kyrsten Sinema and Attorney General Kris Mayes.

Biden dedicates ASU library to late Sen. John McCain

This will be President Joe Biden's fourth major speech on democracy.

Wadsack recall falls short

Supporters could not gather the signatures they needed.

Free tutoring now available to combat pandemic-learning loss in AZ

Students in grades one through eight, who failed state math, reading and writing proficiency tests, are eligible for free tutoring services.

New English language learning proficiency testing rules spark controversy

The new changes will effect Spring 2023 reassessment and the 2023-2024 placement.

Arizona schools chief targets transgender students and bathrooms

In a Thursday press release, Tom Horne said parents are expressing concerns over allowing transgender students to use bathrooms that align with their gender identity.

The Buzz: how dual language immersion is for everyone

We’re heading back to school to understand Arizona's various English language learning models and how dual language immersion is coming under fire.

Tucson state representative formally resigns

Andrés Cano is leaving for graduate school.

Pima County puts new anti-fraud system in place

The state is following Pima County's lead.

Hobbs vetoes GOP-backed bill to extend transportation sales tax in Arizona’s biggest county

The legislation approved in party-line votes would have prohibited the sales tax dollars from being used in Maricopa County to expand a light-rail line to the state Capitol.

Governor signs law ending Arizona water dispute involving upscale Phoenix suburb of Scottsdale

The bill obliges Scottsdale to provide Rio Verde Foothills with access to its water.

Arizona's legislative Black Caucus gets new leadership

State house freshman Quantá Crews will now be the new chair.

House censures Rep. Stephanie Stahl Hamilton

The vote was nearly along party lines.

Panel makes ethics ruling against lawmaker who hid Bibles in Arizona House lounge

Rep. Stephanie Stahl Hamilton, of Tucson, was caught on video hiding the Bibles under furniture cushions

Ex-teacher sentenced to prison for making death threat against Arizona legislator

Donald Glenn Brown pleaded guilty in April to a charge of attempting to make a terroristic threat and was sentenced Tuesday in Navajo County Superior Court.

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