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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.

Arizona’s Republican legislative leaders on goals for new session

A discussion with House Speaker Rusty Bowers and Senate President Karen Fann.

Gov. Ducey on his 2020 priorities

His one-on-one interview with Arizona 360 host Lorraine Rivera.

Previewing the 2020 legislative session, overcoming addiction stigmas

What Gov. Ducey and legislative leaders are prioritizing this year.

Tucson and Arizona continue war of wills over when to hold elections

The City Council this week told legal staff to assert Tucson's right to keep the system as it is.

House bill could generate more health services for Native American elders

If passed, the Tribal Elder Care Improvement Act would award grants to tribal agencies to support elder health care.

US Senate passes bill repealing discriminatory laws against Native Americans

The Respect Act would eliminate laws like one that allows the forced removal of children from their homes to attend boarding school.

Group explores community impact of violence against Indigenous women

MMWIG committee members hear "heart-wrenching" stories from family members.

Lawmakers prepping punishment for Tucson if voters approve sanctuary city law

Two Arizona legislators are readying bills that experts say would likely end up in court if passed.

Effort to nix English immersion in Arizona finds support

Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle point to data suggesting immersion doesn't ease students' struggles.

Tucson takes step toward raising tobacco age within city

Members debated the merits of the city-only proposal, and some voiced concern over potential state preemption.

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