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House OKs Surprise Inspections of Abortion Clinics

AZ Democrats objected the 34-22 vote saying legislation is an attack on women, unconstitutional.

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Initial Approval for Bill Prohibiting Use of Common Core in AZ

Arizona Senate OKs legislation sponsored by state Sen. Al Melvin of Tucson; standards implemented in 2010, some Republicans have denounced them.

UPDATED: Sponsor Amends Public Funds for Private Ed Bill

Republican Rep. Debbie Lesko changes to legislation would allow students from almost all AZ schools to enroll in program, use public money to pay for private education.

House OKs Tax Breaks to Property Owners Leasing to Churches

Arizona House approved legislation and is now moving to Senate; would apply to space used for worship services.

AZ House Debating $500K for 19 Hotshots State Memorial

Legislature set to discuss a plan to commit funds to commemorate firefighters killed in the Yarnell fire June 2013.

SB 1062 Overshadows Other AZ Legislature Moves

Those include initial approval to bill that would allow surprise inspections to abortion clinics; Brewer signs campaign finance law repeal.

AZ Illustrated Politics: Friday, February 28, 2014

A look at Gov. Brewer's veto of SB 1062; Tucson Mayor Rothschild's State of the City address.

AZ Week: 'SB 1062 Slap in Face to Many Arizonans'

Painfully ironic to have this type of legislation introduced on 50th anniversary of Civil Rights Act, says founding director of ASU's Center for the Study of Race and Democracy .

AZ Week: Opposing Sides Debate Good, Bad of Vetoed SB 1062

Supporter says bill could have 'helped gay community;' opponent says it would hurt state's reputation.

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AZ GOP: Vetoed SB 1062 Shouldn't Affect '16 Natl Convention in PHX

Phoenix among 8 choices to host 2016's Republican national convention; state Republican leaders say legislation shouldn't affect those chances.

Initial Approval of Bill for Surprise Abortion Clinic Inspections

Arizona House OKs; would eliminate requirement that DHS obtain administrative warrant to conduct unscheduled inspections.

Brewer Signs Bill Repealing 2013 Elections Overhaul Law

Action cancels November elections where voters would have had final say; law aimed to trim early voting list.

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Sponsor of SB 1062 Meets with Brewer, Says He Defends Bill

Arizona Sen. Steve Yarborough wrote legislation that allows businesses refuse service to LGBT; governor met with supporters, opponents all of Wednesday.

Brewer Holding Meetings With SB 1062 Supporters, Opponents

Governor's spokesman says she will gather information about legislation as she considers to sign or veto.

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AZ House Committee Voting on Bill to Arm Teachers

HB 2412 would allow school districts to also authorize other school staff to carry guns; supporters say would protect children in event of mass shooting.

AZ Planned Parenthood President Praises Supreme Court Decision

Higher court ejected proposal to revive law disqualifying abortion providers from receiving funds for other medical services.

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