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Expanded telemedicine services for veterinarian care combats access shortage

The new Arizona law was signed by Governor Katie Hobbs in early May.

AZ school superintendent looks to keep restrictions on trans athletes

In a complaint filed last month, two Arizona families claim that current state statute violates federal nondiscrimination laws and the U.S. Constitution.

Gov. Katie Hobbs signs off on $17 billion budget package

The Democratic governor acknowledged Friday the budget is not perfect but includes gains for more affordable housing, roads and investments in public schools and other sectors.

Judge rejects Arizona Sen. Wendy Rogers' restraining order against reporter

“The strongest point is investigative reporting is a legitimate purpose. lt just is,” said Judge Howard Grodman.

Democrats upset Arizona budget doesn’t limit school voucher expansion

The Democratic governor came into office with plans to undo the massive explosion in the voucher program.

Legislature works to allow 100% hand counts in AZ elections

The bill faces a final vote in the state Senate.

Arizona Senate settles suit over election audit for $150K

The agreement also specifies that the settlement is not an indication of any wrongdoing.

Arizona governor sets veto record in 1st legislative session

Hobbs nixed 11 more bills Tuesday to reach the 63 mark, topping Janet Napolitano’s record of 58 vetoes set in the 2005 session.

Arizona House expels GOP lawmaker over unproven claims

Rep. Liz Harris was kicked out of the Legislature in a bipartisan vote Wednesday.

Ethics Committee finds Rep. Liz Harris in violation of state house rules

The investigation was launched shortly after Harris invited a constituent to share false allegations in front of a legislative committee.

Arizona governor vetoes a bill to ban tents in public places

Senate Bill 1024 would have stopped anyone from erecting makeshift shelters on sidewalks, alleyways, streets, parkways and other public rights-of-way.

Hobbs vetoes the ban on sales tax for food

Hobbs said she believed the bill wouldn’t eliminate costs passed onto consumers.

Arizona Republican legislators announce formal opposition to ranked choice voting

The Arizona Freedom Caucus wants to preemptively prohibit any use of ranked choice voting to decide city, state, county or federal elections.

Arizona Senate tackles sexually explicit materials in schools

The also looked at the future of banning books.

Hobbs vetoes CRT bill

This is the 16th bill vetoed by the Governor this year.

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