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Arizona is going to be without a legally enforceable begging law for perhaps another year.
More than 140,000 of the state's long-term unemployed could eventually find themselves without health insurance.
Without debate, the state Senate voted 18-12 Tuesday to allow state, county or local officials to access federal lands during an emergency.
Individuals who borrow money from pawnbrokers may soon have to pay higher interest.
State senators voted Tuesday to require state officials to petition the federal government every year to allow Arizona to impose new restrictions on Medicaid recipients.
Arizona lawmakers are making another effort to keep new drivers from chatting on their phones and texting.
Terminally ill patients could get access to drugs that have not been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration under the terms of a measure given preliminary Senate approval Tuesday.
More than 200,000 Arizonans who have permits to carry concealed weapons would be able to bring them into most public buildings under terms of a bill given preliminary Senate approval Tuesday, ignoring “no guns” signs at the door.
Not content to deal with domestic issues, the Arizona House has gone on record as saying the entire West Bank belongs to Israel and the 650,000 Jews who have settled there since the 1967 war “reside there legitimately.”
Arizona officials are still struggling to agree on steps to take to respond to a flood of reports of child abuse and neglect, but the state also has a big backlog in abuse and neglect cases involving adults.
Citing everything from protecting women's health to God's opposition to the procedure, state senators gave final approval Wednesday to legislation allowing unannounced warrantless inspection of abortion clinics.
Arizona will not be able to enforce its new law limiting medication abortions, at least not for another six weeks.
Supporters of medical marijuana research have targeted a Republican state senator for recall because she is blocking a measure that could fund it. But the measure could be more public relations than actual political power.
The top attorney for the state asked federal appellate judges Friday to immediately dissolve the emergency stay that is now keeping Arizona from enforcing its new abortion restrictions.
The state House voted Thursday to give manufacturers and smelters a break from the sales taxes paid on electricity by everyone else. And now it also includes natural gas.
Hungry for red meat?
Heavy monsoon rains last year coupled with light snowpack this winter will combine to make for a more dangerous fire season this year, state Forester Scott Hunt predicted Wednesday.
Arizonans would get a one-year protection against income tax “bracket creep” under the terms of legislation given final approval Tuesday by the state Senate.
A $9.21 billion spending plan approved Tuesday by the state Senate is unacceptable and could draw a veto, a top aide to Gov. Jan Brewer said.
A court ruling upholds the constitutionality of an Arizona law creating two new at-large seats on the board that oversees Maricopa County's community college system.
Cops take your pot?
Plans to create a veterinary school at the University of Arizona have hit a roadblock as state lawmakers approved just enough money to tease the idea but not enough to actually make it happen.
For eight years, both of us have seen the Department of Public Safety (DPS) stand in the back of the line, thankful for anything the state Legislature can provide them financially. However, now is the time to focus on government’s core responsibility — public safety. We are pleased to work on a bill which will help make DPS competitive once again.
House Republicans gave preliminary approval late Thursday for a new budget that adds some – but only part – of what dissidents sought for their needed votes.