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Arizona House Passes 3 Abortion-Related Bills

The bills deal with abortion drugs, fetal tissue, and charitable contributions

Voter Fraud Using Names of Dead People Target of Bill

Legislation would require matching death certificates with voting rolls.

Bill Would Loosen Restrictions on Electronic Billboards

Astronomers worried that it will lead to incremental loss of dark skies.

Finding the Soul of an Octopus; and Who Killed Vincent Van Gogh?

Also on Arizona Spotlight: Looking ahead to the Arizona legislative session's second half; The Department of Child Safety deals with backlog of cases.

Slow Progress in Reform of State Child Safety Agency

'Cultural changes' are not going to happen overnight, lawmakers say.

Voters May Decide on Expanded Redistricting Commission

It would go from five to eight members, with Legislature as tiebreaker.

Bill Allowing Guns on College Campuses in Works Anew

Law enforcement expert says he's opposed; student response mixed.

Legislative Pushback to $30M Border Strike Force Plan

Democrats and some Republicans are said to be resisting the governor’s plan.

Will Career, Tech Education Funding Be Restored?

Unanimous House vote to support JTED funding, belying Gov Ducey's plan.

Senate Bill Aims to Reduce Arizona Pension Costs

A Senate committee passed changes to the public safety pension system

Corrections Budget Calls for 1,000 New State Prison Beds

Prison overcrowding is a topic of discussion with Senate Appropriations Committee members

Lawmaker Proposes Elected Redistricting Commission

Commission now has two Republicans, two Democrats, one independent.

METRO WEEK: Cuts Would End Career, Tech Education

Alternative plan relies on grants and matching funds from businesses.

Sunnyside School Trustee Hernandez Seeks House Seat

Former intern credited with helping save Giffords after shooting will run in District 2

Tucsonans Want More School Funding in Governor's Budget

Supporters of community college, technical education say past cuts should be reversed.

AZ WEEK: Ducey Wants $31.5M for Border Drug Strike Force

Governor outlines priorities for 2016-17, including spending some of state's surplus.

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