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The proposal, which sought to allow individuals and businesses to refuse service based on their religious beliefs, cleared the Arizona House and Senate but Governor Jan Brewer vetoed the measure amid a loud uproar.
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If Republican lawmakers in Arizona and seven other states got their way, their states would have laws allowing Islamic owners of restaurants to refuse service to women who appear in public without a male relative or without covering their heads.
Business owners from Sedona to Flagstaff are worried a planned closure of a portion of a northern Arizona highway could hurt the much-anticipated summer tourist season.
Just a few months removed from a cantankerous fight over net-metering, Arizona s solar industry is upset over a proposal to assess property taxes on leased and financed systems.
The state House voted Thursday to put a five-year lifetime cap on government-funded health -- but not for everyone.
There's no way around it: you either go to bed early tonight, or you're bound to more bleary-eyed tomorrow.
The United States' Founding Fathers understood that a free people should be allowed to practice any and all religions or no religion at all.
Recently, Arizona grabbed the national spotlight when its Legislature passed, and Gov. Jan Brewer subsequently vetoed, SB1062, what many national media outlets identified as the "religious freedom antigay bill."
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"Well aware that Almighty God hath created the mind free; that all attempts to influence it by temporal punishments or burdens, or by civil incapacitations, tend only to beget habits of hypocrisy and meanness, and are a departure from the plan of the Holy Author of our religion" -- The Virginia Act for Establishing Religious Freedom, authored by ... (more)
Lane 's brother, C.B. "Doc" Lane , says he died Thursday at a Tucson rehabilitation center.
Events throughout the day will include a student made film at assembly; an interview with Mariko Silver, President of Bennington College; and a community screening of the film "Miss Representation."
House Bill 2367 passed on a 35-22 party-line vote and requires the state's Medicaid program to apply for a waiver from federal regulators every year to allow it to impose the new rules.
Arizona state Sen. Steve Gallardo testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill April 24, 2012 in Washington, DC Arizona state Sen. Steve Gallardo testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill April 24, 2012 in Washington, DC The controversy over Senate Bill 1062 has influenced an Arizona state senator to open up ... (more)
An Arizona Department of Corrections Officer was assaulted by an inmate at Arizona State Prison Complex-Lewis in Buckeye Thursday, authorities said.
Authorities say a corrections officer has been assaulted by an inmate at the state prison in Buckeye.