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Bill Aims to Create Statewide Ban on Texting While Driving

Arizona is one of two states that have yet to ban some form of texting while driving.

Student Lobbying Efforts Double as Civics Lesson

A Tucson high school is getting a first-hand look at the legislative process.

Arizona Basketball; South-Side Development; I'm Just a Bill

Also, a bill seeks a statewide ban on texting while driving, and a discussion on smartphone dependency.

State House Rejects Bill to Help Teachers Buy Supplies

In the proposal, teachers would have gotten both cash and tax credits to purchase items for their classrooms.

Arizona House Approves Rio Nuevo Extension

The downtown Tucson redevelopment board is closer to getting 10 more years.

Fire Forecast Sparks 'Extreme Concern' for Managers

Predicted conditions, comparable to record fire seasons, saw officials move preparations earlier in the year.

Proposal Would Double Arizona Lawmakers' Term Lengths

The representative sponsoring the measure says it would de-politicize the Legislature.

Legislature Won't Vote on Proposed Bump Stock Ban

The House turned away a move to force a vote about gun accessories.

Arizona Lawmaker Wants to Do Away With US Senate Primary Vote

The amendment to the state constitution would likely encounter legal challenges.

Bill Would Prevent Lawmakers From Keeping Harassment Settlements Quiet

The Arizona House is changing the rules for how public officials settle sexual harassment claims.

Rio Nuevo Asking Lawmakers for 10 More Years

The board needs legislative approval to extend its existence.

The Effect of #MeToo at the Arizona Capitol

In the wake of the expulsion of a state representative, we ask how the culture of the Capitol is changing.

Arizona House Votes to Expel Rep. Don Shooter

Speaker Mesnard called for the Thursday vote, which needed a two-thirds majority.

Investigation: Arizona Lawmaker Broke Sex Harassment Rules

House speaker said he will seek formal censure of Yuma Rep. Don Shooter.

Lawmaker Wants Cheaper Marijuana Cards, Quality Testing

State marijuana fund has $35 million surplus

Ducey Signs Opioid Bill Unanimously Approved by Legislature

The measure is meant to crack down on excess opioid prescriptions, among other things.

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