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GOP-led Arizona Senate OKs huge school voucher expansion

The bill makes as many as 85% of the state’s 1.1 million public school students eligible for vouchers.

GOP-controlled Arizona Senate passes 15-week abortion ban

Tuesday's vote comes as the U.S. Supreme Court considers the constitutionality of a similar Mississippi law.

Jan. 6 panel subpoenas 6 more in fake GOP electors scheme

The committee says it issued subpoenas to state GOP Chairwoman Kelli Ward and state Rep. Mark Finchem, R-Marana.

Arizona House votes to raise school spending limit

Senate must pass similar resolution before March to prevent $1.1 billion in budget cuts.

Former Tucson legislator Olivia Cajero Bedford dies at age 83

The Tucson native served continuously in either the state house or senate from 2003 to 2019.

Arizona measures would create hurdles for ballot initiatives

One would require petition signatures to come from all 30 legislative districts. The other would require support from 60% of voters to pass.

Arizona legislators report receiving dozens of complimentary trips in 2021

Financial disclosures published earlier this month show Arizona legislators took at least 67 trips last year on someone else's dime.

Arizona lawmakers move to partially restore jury challenges

Proponents of elimination of the challenges say it would help prevent discrimination in jury selection.

Arizona Senate committee approves ban on abortions after 15 weeks

Bill comes as U.S. Supreme Court considers similar law in Mississippi.

Arizona Senate approves transgender sports bill

The bill would bar transgender girls and women from competing on the high school or college sports team that aligns with their gender identity.

Pima County board of supervisors could grow under proposed law

Legislation would increase the size of the board from five members to seven.

Senate panel OKs working poor tax credit Dems, Ducey want

The new tax credit would give more than 550,000 Arizona families an average of $128 a year.

Arizona has long embraced voting by mail but it could get harder

A flurry of legislation could change where Arizonans vote and how those votes are counted.

Senate committee backs bill to end local mail elections

Many municipalities, including Tucson, have embraced the practice.

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