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New Law Eases Requirements for Licensed Professionals Moving to Arizona

AP reporter Jonathan Cooper discusses the legislation with Arizona 360.

Arizona Lawmakers OK Ban on Using Cellphones While Driving

The 44-16 vote on the toughest of three proposals comes after years of inaction by the Republican-controlled Legislature.

Law Adds Money Management to Arizona High School Curriculum

Courses could cover anything from how to balance a checkbook to the consequences of debt.

Equal Rights Amendment Fails to Get Vote in Arizona House

Democrats called for a vote to ratify the constitutional amendment.

Arizona Governor Signs Repeal of HIV/AIDS Instruction Law

The state schools superintendent said the law created myth and fear around the mention of LGBTQ relationships in the classroom.

Arizona to Erase Some Possible Grounds for Death Sentences

The law gets rid of three of 14 so-called aggravating circumstances that may lead to a death sentence.

Arizona Senate Votes to Form Task Force on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

The Arizona House and Senate passed HB 2570, a bill that would align data collection between city, state and tribal law enforcement.

Legislature Eyes Changes to Southern Arizona County Lines

The Legislature could create a study commission to look at changing the border between Santa Cruz Cochise counties

Criminal Justice Reform in Arizona

With eight new bills in Legislature, a poll shows more than half of Arizonans want some form of criminal justice reform.

Arizona Charter School Legislation Appears Dead

The legislation was prompted by growing public scrutiny of charter schools, their finances and their owners.

GOP Arizona Senators Back Charter Oversight Legislation

Opposing Democrats said the legislation was written by the charter industry and doesn't do enough to end problems.

Equal Rights Amendment Effort Dies in Arizona Senate

A majority supported the amendment, but not a rules change to bring it to the floor for a vote.

Arizona House Moves Forward on Bill for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

The state House gave preliminary approval to a bill that would investigate cases of missing and murdered indigenous women in Arizona.

Tucson-Area School Districts Opting for AzMERIT Alternatives

Tanque Verde, Flowing Wells and Tucson Unified School District are dropping the AZMerit test.

The Drought Plan and Water Conservation

As the second and final deadline looms, we revisit the drought contingency plan with a focus on water conservation.

Arizona GOP Reps Move to Lower the Minimum Wage for Some

A bill in the House would allow students to be paid less than the state minimum wage.

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