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Arizona House Sidesteps Vote on 1972 Equal Rights Amendment

House Democrats thwarted in attempt to join decades-old effort to ink women's rights in U.S. Constitution.

Bill Requiring Abortion Reporting Passes Arizona House

Doctors would be required to tell why an abortion is performed

Arizona Legislature Challenges Off-Year Local Elections

The House and Senate passed a bill to force election consolidation with a turnout threshold.

Schools Supe Douglas Wants More From Lawmakers on School Safety

Says Legislature should weigh in on gun-carrying staffer.

Bill to Extend Rio Nuevo Passes Arizona Senate

The bill would maintain the special taxation district through 2035.

Bill Shielding Nonprofit Donor Info Headed to Ducey for Approval

The measure prohibits certain "dark money" information from going public.

Arizona Lawmakers Approve Education Sales Tax Extension

The unexpected move means means no public vote on expiring Prop. 301 funds.

Ducey Signs Bill Banning Local Soda Taxes

The bills blocks local governments, but not the Legislature, from passing taxes on individual foods.

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.

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