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Coronavirus relief package to send $8 billion to tribes

The aid would be a "godsend" for the Pascua Yaqui Tribe, the chairman said.

Bill calls for more tribal community access to federal stockpile of medical supplies

Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Tom Udall say health systems serving Native communities need to be prepared for an outbreak of COVID-19.

Arizona Legislature plans to pass necessary bills, adjourn by the end of the week

The House speaker said the goal is to pass a baseline budget and bills to keep agencies running before wrapping work due to COVID-19.

Arizona coronavirus news briefs, March 16

AP coverage of COVID-19 impacting the state: Arizona schools closed, cases up to 18, primary election, and more.

Constitutional amendment would give Arizona a lieutenant governor

The governor and lieutenant governor would run on a single ticket, impacting the order of succession.

Checking in on the 2020 Arizona Legislature

The path forward for some legislation is clearer with the session roughly halfway over.

Push to decriminalize clean needle exchanges in Arizona back in legislature

A discussion with Arizona Republic health reporter Stephanie Innes.

State lawmakers debate bill on treatment of Lyme disease

The bill failed in the Arizona House, but a parliamentary move could mean another vote dealing with long-term treatment of the disease.

Arizona House bill would set aside $1M for border cameras

Some members questioned whether bill crosses the line into federal border enforcement.

Arizona sanctuary city ban dies in the Legislature

The proposed constitutional amendment was pulled from further consideration.

Divided House votes to reset deadline to ratify Equal Rights Amendment

Arizona is one of 12 states that have never approved the ERA, despite regular attempts by state Democrats to do so.

Arizona Senate OKs bill boosting firefighter cancer coverage

The proposal tightens rules enacted in 2017 that said certain cancers were presumed to be caused by workplace exposures.

Ducey funding plan for low-performing schools gets first legislative approval

Project Rocket determines per-pupil funding at schools given lower grades by the Education Department.

Arizona House votes to let landowners build border walls with no permits

Private landowners wouldn't need to ask the city or county for a permit under the legislation, which is heading to the Arizona Senate.

Arizona Senate committee advances bill to bolster firefighter cancer claims

The unanimously passed bill targets a loophole some firefighters say is used to deny cancer compensation claims.

Arizona’s Democratic legislative leaders on goals for new session

A discussion with House minority leader Charlene Fernandez and Senate minority leader David Bradley.

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