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New Bill Would Establish Insurance Requirements for Ridesharing

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

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

2015 Legislature Faces Familiar Budget Issues

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

Incumbent Ethan Orr Ousted in State House Race

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

LD 9: Democratic Newcomer Leads Over GOP Incumbent Orr

Randy Friese 247 votes ahead in race to represent Tucson; about 9K votes still need to be counted in Pima County.

METRO WEEK: What Impact Do Tucson Lawmakers Have on Arizona Legislature?

Two former legislators weigh in on changing influence of local politicians.

State Senate Races in Pima, Tucson Focus on Economic Growth

Legislators, political newcomers facing off for seats in Arizona's LD 2, 4, 10, 11.

Democrats Hope for Sweep in Southern Arizona Legislative Race

Say they want political newcomer Friese to replace Republican incumbent Orr in state House seat representing Tucson.

US Supreme Court Takes AZ Congressional Districting

GOP lawmakers say Independent Redistricting Commission usurps legislative authority by handling remapping.

Judge: State Must Immediately Pay Public Schools Nearly $317M

Hearing in October to also decide whether to reimburse back payments not provided in 2009 budget.

GOP LD 11 House Race Focuses on Taxes, Land Use, Education

Two political newcomers, one former state Legislature administrative staff member.

Southern AZ State Senate Primary Features 2 Contested Races

2 GOP candidates seek District 11 seat; longtime Democratic lawmaker Cajero Bedford faces party challenge.

AZ Week: Foster Parents, Child Advocates Demand Better System

Brewer signs 2 overhaul bills establishing department to replace CPS; years of crisis mode operation drove issue.

UPDATE: Brewer Signs Child Welfare Overhaul Bills

Legislature finalized approval earlier today; legislation creates Dept. of Child Safety, gives it about $827M in funding.

CPS Special Legislative Session Begins

House Speaker Andy Tobin told his chamber he expects committee votes on the proposals Wednesday and final votes Thursday.

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