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It's not an official debate, but two candidates for state superintendent of public instruction will square off Monday over their views of Common Core.
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It happens every four years. The political party on the defensive tries to portray the gubernatorial, House and Senate races in off-year elections as individual races without a unifying theme.
More than two decades after a Valley woman's husband was killed in the line of duty, the Arizona Legislature has approved a new measure aimed at protecting law enforcement officers across the state.
Tucson-based Paragon Space Development Corp. hopes to use a capsule like this, attached to a balloon, to float passengers high above where planes can go for a fee -- and if it can get the required change in state law.
Yesterday, Governor Jan Brewer signed House Bill 2103 into law. Introduced by state Representative Kelly Townsend , HB 2103 would allow an individual of at least nineteen years of age to obtain a concealed weapon permit if the person is currently in military service or has been honorably discharged.
By Tammy Gray Even with a state budget in place for the upcoming fiscal year, concerns continue over the distribution of Highway User Revenue Funds that cities and counties, as well as the state, use to construct and maintain roadways.
Among the major issues left to cover at the Arizona Legislature before the session ends is how to regulate the increasingly popular ridesharing programs like Uber and Lyft.
SB 1046, which is Arizona's version of the 2010 amendments to Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code , has passed both Houses of the Arizona Legislature and may be signed by the Governor in the next few days.
April 17, 2014 - David Sayen, regional administrator for the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid, was in Phoenix this week to meet with various chambers of commerce to talk about health insurance coverage for small businesses.
Arizonans won't necessarily have the right to keep chickens in their backyards. A bill intended to prohibit municipalities from creating zoning restrictions to prevent homeowners from keeping chickens easily passed the Senate in February, but was voted down by the House yesterday, by a 25-32 vote.
This Dec. 2, 2013 photo shows a woman reading the HealthCare.gov insurance marketplace internet site in Washington, D.C. PHOENIX - The Arizona Legislature has approved a measure requiring extra licensing and background checks for navigators who help people buy health insurance on the federal marketplace.
The Right To Try Act has passed the Arizona Legislature and voters will now see it on the ballot in November.
Arizonans can expect to feel some financial heat from the California drought. Certain produce prices are expected to increase because of the short supply, according to Timothy Richards, a professor at the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University.
One chamber of the Arizona Legislature has given a nod to a major expansion of the state's school voucher program.
On a recent Friday afternoon, with budget negotiations winding down, Arizona state representative John Kavanagh was racing against the clock.