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Arizona One of Two States Without Law Against Texting While Driving

State Senator Steve Farley says he'll make his 10th attempt to pass a state ban next year

Next Court Redistricting Challenge: Legislative Lines

Supreme Court to hear claim that independent commission drew boundaries favoring Democrats.

Arizona House Approves Abortion Restriction Bill

The Arizona House voted to approve a bill barring women from buying a health insurance plan through the federal marketplace that includes abortion coverage.

Child Safety Director Has New Plans for Agency

Employee attrition will be one area addressed

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

Tax Bracket Changes Proposed

State bill to adjust tax brackets for inflation clears first legislative hurdle

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.

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