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'Revenge Porn' Is Now Felony in AZ

Gov. Jan Brewer signed legislation aimed at stopping jilted lovers from posting explicit pictures, videos of former partners online.

Memorial for 19 Hotshots Perished in Yarnell Fire Happening

Half-million dollars to pay for the memorial was included in the Arizona budget earlier in the year; Gov. Jan Brewer signs legislation Wednesday.

Brewer Has More Bills to Act On

Governor has a May 9 deadline to sign or veto legislation including making it a felony to post 'revenge porn.'

A map of the Arizona Legislative districts, as redrawn by the Arizona Independent redistricting commission in 2011 and approved by the U.S. Department of Justice in 2012.

Federal Judges Uphold AZ Legislative District Maps

State's redistricting commission did not violate one-person, one-vote principal of Constitution; 11 GOP voters sued the commission in 2012.

State Capitol in Phoenix, Arizona

Overview of Issues Taken Up in 2014 Legislative Session

Lawmakers will be back in May to establish a new department for child welfare, resolve CPS-related issues.

Former AZ Lawmaker Dies

Stan Turley was 93; he served in the state Legislature from 1965 to '87, and was former Speaker of the House and Senate President.

New Alert System for Seniors Gone Missing

Friday's signing of SB 1097 creates a "Silver Alert" system modeled after Amber Alerts; OKs use of DPS emergency alert system.

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Legislative Session Adjourns

After 101 days, the Arizona Senate and House session ends; Brewer signed or vetoed more than 200 bills.

High Tech Radar, Video Sensors Along Border Approved

Gov. Jan Brewer signed a bill allowing Arizona to build a 'virtual fence' at border with Mexico but is not providing funds to do so.

Ranchers Won't be Able to Kill Wolves in Self Defense

Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed legislation that would have allowed live-stock owners shoot Mexican gray wolves if attacking people, cattle, etc.

Brewer Vetoes AHCCCS Work-Rule, Time-Limit Legislation

Bill was sponsored by House Speaker Andy Tobin; would have forced recipients to get a job, limit some to a max of 5 years of insurance.

Brewer Signs Tougher Penalties for Human Trafficking

Cindy McCain, who pushed the bill forward, said legislation would put AZ at forefront of fight against crime imposing harsher punishment for pimps, escort services, etc.

Glendale Not Getting Reimbursed for Super Bowl Public Safety Costs

AZ Senate failed to pass bill that would help city get about $4 million to cover these costs; bipartisan opinion that it was unfair to the state.

Linda Williams, a physician at El Rio Community Health Clinic, performs a routine checkup on her patient.

Appeals Court Revives Lawsuit Challenging Medicaid Expansion

The Arizona court ruled Tuesday that lawmakers have the right to sue over a hospital assessment that funds the expansion.

Bill Blocking Elections Comm from Investigations Reconsidered

The Senate-approved bill would allow only the Secretary of State and state Attorney General to investigate possible campaign contribution violations.

New Bill Requires CPS Outside Review, Wants Legislators Included

An amendment to SB 1386 proposes evaluation team to be comprised of four members of the Child Protective Oversight Committee.

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