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An attorney for a California divorce lawyer accused of murder in Arizona says he expects that his client will get released from jail early next week in response to a judge's decision that threw out a jury's guilty verdict in the case and ordered a new trial.
Insisting they will be protecting women's lives, the state House voted Tuesday to allow state health officials to make unannounced inspections at abortion clinics without first getting any sort of warrant.
For years Cathi Herrod and her Center for Arizona Policy have flexed their political muscles and pushed through legislation that represented what she calls “fundamental principles,” often those espoused in the Bible.
As the veto of SB 1062 proved, not everything that the Center for Arizona policy wants gets enacted. But the organization also has sometimes – though not often – found itself railing unsuccessfully against legislative support for changes in law.
Despite the gubernatorial veto of legislation billed as promoting religious freedom, the Center for Arizona Policy has a long history of getting lawmakers and governors – at least Republican governors – to do what it wants.
Ignoring a virtually certain lawsuit, the state House voted Thursday to let health officials conduct unannounced inspection at abortion clinics.
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer was holding a series of private meetings Wednesday with opponents and proponents of legislation adding protections for people who assert their religious beliefs in refusing service to gays, a proposal that has focused national attention on the state as business groups, gay rights supporters and even many fellow Republicans urged her to use her veto power.
The U.S. Supreme Court refused to consider a move to resurrect an Arizona law that would have disqualified abortion providers from receiving public funding for other medical services.
Arizona cannot cut off family planning funding to Planned Parenthood simply because the organization also provides abortions, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday.
A special tribunal based in Rome has determined former Mesa Rev. Jack Spaulding committed sins against the Sixth Commandment and recommended removing Spaulding from the priesthood.
A state appellate court says Arizona law bars lawsuits against home sellers who don't disclose that a sex offender lives next door, but the ruling also says providing a false reason for selling is another story.
A House panel voted Monday to make some people wait longer to start collecting jobless benefits.
ATLANTA — Health officials have begun to predict the end of cigarette smoking in America.
Saying they're looking out for women's health, a House panel voted along party lines Thursday to allow unannounced inspections of abortion clinics despite a 1995 court ruling saying they're unconstitutional.
ALBANY, N.Y. — American athletes in Sochi are facing breakfast without their team-sponsoring Greek yogurt, thanks to a bureaucratic web of international trade negotiations.
A new court ruling says Arizona schools don't have to supervise students as they go to or from schools.
A House panel agreed Monday to allow hundreds of thousands of children to attend private and parochial schools at public expense, a vote one legislator said is part of a radical agenda to destroy public schools.
A lawsuit challenging Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's Medicaid expansion plan that was filed by fellow Republicans in the state Legislature was dismissed in a ruling released Saturday, handing Brewer a major victory in her battle against conservative members of her own party.
LOS ANGELES — When you buy a TV, sales clerks often pitch you on "future proofing" your set. Turns out, buying a cable TV company relies largely on the same principle.
Kay Bigelow is Chandler’s new City Attorney.
Attorneys for the state schools chief are defending the decision by lawmakers to provide more per-pupil aid to traditional public schools than charter schools.
Planned Parenthood wants the U.S. Supreme Court to block a last-ditch effort by the state to cut off its Medicaid funds.
A lawyer for a Democratic attorneys general group told the state Court of Appeals Tuesday that organizations have a constitutional right to run what amounts to anonymous “hit pieces” on candidates right before an election.
In a rebuff to state officials, the head of the federal Elections Assistance Commission has rejected Arizona's request to require proof of citizenship by those using a federal form to register to vote.
A Mexican firm cannot claim the North American Free Trade Agreement excuses it from having to provide workers' compensation coverage for its employees doing business in Arizona, the state Court of Appeals has ruled.