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Students Walk Out of School to Protest Gun Violence

Tucsonans joined others throughout the country to call attention to school shootings and call for legislation.

Arizonans Could Soon be Able to Pay Taxes in Cryptocurrency

A bill to allow cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin as payment in the state is working its way through the Legislature.

Arizona House Passes Bill Giving Teachers Classroom Dollars

The money plus tax credit was the best they could do, sponsors said in response to calls for more.

Bill Legalizing Industrial Hemp Moves Forward in Arizona Legislature

The Legislature is one step closer to making hemp a legal crop.

Senate Committee Votes to Block Local Soda Taxes

The bill in the Arizona Legislature wouldn't ban such taxes in the state, but would block local governments from instituting them.

Measure Would Double the Terms of State Legislators

A proposal in the Arizona Legislature would double the terms for lawmakers.

Bill Aims to Create Statewide Ban on Texting While Driving

Arizona is one of two states that have yet to ban some form of texting while driving.

Student Lobbying Efforts Double as Civics Lesson

A Tucson high school is getting a first-hand look at the legislative process.

Arizona Basketball; South-Side Development; I'm Just a Bill

Also, a bill seeks a statewide ban on texting while driving, and a discussion on smartphone dependency.

State House Rejects Bill to Help Teachers Buy Supplies

In the proposal, teachers would have gotten both cash and tax credits to purchase items for their classrooms.

Arizona House Approves Rio Nuevo Extension

The downtown Tucson redevelopment board is closer to getting 10 more years.

Fire Forecast Sparks 'Extreme Concern' for Managers

Predicted conditions, comparable to record fire seasons, saw officials move preparations earlier in the year.

Proposal Would Double Arizona Lawmakers' Term Lengths

The representative sponsoring the measure says it would de-politicize the Legislature.

Legislature Won't Vote on Proposed Bump Stock Ban

The House turned away a move to force a vote about gun accessories.

Arizona Lawmaker Wants to Do Away With US Senate Primary Vote

The amendment to the state constitution would likely encounter legal challenges.

Bill Would Prevent Lawmakers From Keeping Harassment Settlements Quiet

The Arizona House is changing the rules for how public officials settle sexual harassment claims.

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