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Unable to kill outright the Common Core program they fear, state senators now are moving to let schools opt out of the national education standards.
Gov. Jan Brewer, who developed an international reputation for her vociferous attacks on illegal immigration, is ending her career as an elected politician at the end of the year.
An Arizona House committee has approved a Senate bill that would give a big property tax break to a private, for-profit Christian university in west Phoenix.
A bill in the Arizona Legislature to allow surprise inspections of abortion clinics has been described by supporters as a vital tool for health inspectors, who now must get a warrant to make unannounced searches of abortion providers.
Some state lawmakers are taking the fight against teenage suicide to the classroom.
The Arizona House of Representatives has for the second time voted down a bill that would have reduced income taxes to offset new collections from online sales.
State lawmakers are moving to put apples and pears on equal footing, at least for tax purposes.
Saying the Internet is forever, the state House unanimously approved legislation Monday to make it illegal to intentionally post someone else's naked photo online.
The Arizona House on Monday unanimously approved a bill aimed at stopping jilted lovers from posting explicit pictures of their former flames online to get revenge.
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's staff worked with proponents of a bill that would have allowed businesses to refuse service to gays before the legislation was introduced in January, according to emails released by her office.
Top aides to Gov. Jan Brewer sought and got proponents of a “religious liberty” bill to make changes to SB 1062 more than a month before she vetoed the measure.
State lawmakers are moving to require the state to buy computer programs for English learners with specifications that were crafted in detail by a company selling the software.
The state House voted unanimously Tuesday to encourage more high schoolers to take computer science courses.
Manufacturers and smelters would no longer have to pay state sales taxes on electricity they buy under the terms of legislation approved Thursday by the Senate.
Former House Speaker Joe Lane, whose political career was cut short in the wake of the impeachment of Gov. Evan Mecham, died Thursday in Tucson.
The state House voted Thursday to put a five-year lifetime cap on government-funded health – but not for everyone.
Arizona's chances of landing a spaceport may be improving.
The House voted Wednesday to require voters to reauthorize any future measures they approve at the ballot.
The state House voted to have taxpayers from across the state help Glendale cover its public safety costs for next year's Super Bowl.
The state House voted Wednesday to take from Arizona's newest driver the right to drive and use their cell phones.
Congressional Republicans are like a pathetic victim of bullying. When faced with a challenge, they draw up into a ball and beg not to be kicked.
Arizona's education standards are safe, at least for now.
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.
Calling them a federal “dictate,” Sen. Al Melvin convinced Republican colleagues in the Senate to vote Tuesday to scrap the Common Core education standards the state and schools adopted just four years earlier.
An Arizona bill that would prohibit the state from using a set of educational standards known across the U.S. as Common Core has received initial approval.