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PHOENIX — Saying legislators acted unconstitutionally, the Arizona Supreme Court on Friday voided a measure designed to give Gov. Jan Brewer and her successors more choices when selecting judges.
A judge late Thursday cleared the way for politicians to immediately start taking much more money from private donors and political action committee for their campaigns.
A group opposed to a sweeping Republican-backed election law signed by Gov. Jan Brewer in June filed more than 146,000 petition signatures Wednesday that will block the law temporarily and refer it to voters next year if the signatures are certified.
PHOENIX — Arizona cannot cut Planned Parenthood out of its Medicaid program simply because the organization also provides abortions with other funds, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday.
Calling a referendum drive misleading, a state senator has launched a campaign to keep voters from overturning extensive changes made by the Republican-controlled Legislature to voting laws.
Calling the legislation unconstitutional, members of a special screening panel asked the Arizona Supreme Court late Friday to void a law that would require them to give the governor more names from which to select new judges.
Voters may get the last word on a package of controversial changes to election laws -- changes foes say are designed to depress turnout and throw roadblocks in the path of those who want to propose their own laws.
This part of summer is a time for patriotism. It's also the time new state laws go into effect across the nation.
The Arizona Governor (Jan Brewer) should also veto HB 2305. It combines all elections for even years. That is like adding corn beef and cabbage with an Irish stew. Indigestion would surely follow.
Contending one and maybe two congressional races were stolen from them, Republican legislators have approved a measure to finesse election laws to keep out the Libertarians who they say are taking votes from their candidates.
State lawmakers were moving toward finally adjourning their 151-day session late Thursday -- but not before setting the stage for constituents to have to start paying taxes on what they buy from catalogs and on the World Wide Web.
State senators voted Wednesday to ensure that if you like to hang your clothes out on the line you have a choice of new homes to buy.
State senators gave final approval Wednesday to legislation supporters said enhances religious freedom while foes argue it will give people an ability to use their beliefs as an excuse to discriminate.
A plan to revamp the state's recall laws for all future elections fell apart Thursday as some Republican senators broke party ranks.
The Senate voted 19-11 Tuesday to make it easier for schools to get rid of teachers who are not performing up to expectations.
Future bids to oust public officials through recall could get a lot harder under the terms of legislation given preliminary approval Tuesday by the Senate.
Saying that guns are public assets worth money, state senators voted Tuesday to close what they say are the last loopholes in the law allowing cities to destroy weapons that come into their possession.
The way Sonny Borrelli sees it, if you could drive a big rig in a war zone, navigating Arizona traffic should be a breeze.
Hundreds of teachers at religious schools around the state could soon be at risk of being laid off with no prospect of collecting jobless benefits.
Those unwanted text messages for everything from special sales to dating services could soon be a thing of the past.
Saying they are protecting the First Amendment rights of donors, the Republican-controlled state Senate voted Tuesday to remove all restrictions on how much any individual or political action committee can spend to influence elections.
Rebuffed in his bid for oversight of Colorado City marshals, Attorney General Tom Horne now wants taxpayer funds for another police agency to patrol the polygamous community.