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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.

Rio Nuevo Asking Lawmakers for 10 More Years

The board needs legislative approval to extend its existence.

The Effect of #MeToo at the Arizona Capitol

In the wake of the expulsion of a state representative, we ask how the culture of the Capitol is changing.

Arizona House Votes to Expel Rep. Don Shooter

Speaker Mesnard called for the Thursday vote, which needed a two-thirds majority.

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