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17 hrs ago | KTAR
A simple device recently installed on road repair trucks is leading to both big savings and environmental benefits, the Arizona Department of Transportation said.
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17 hrs ago | KOLD-TV Tucson
The Arizona Department of Transportation is going high tech these days, it now has a mobile version of its website.
17 hrs ago | The Bugle
In a major victory for the legislative minority, the state Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that lawmakers on the losing end of last year's Medicaid expansion have a constitutional right to challenge the law and the levy it imposes.
18 hrs ago | KTVK Phoenix
Gov. Jan Brewer signed sweeping legislation Tuesday that aims to curb human trafficking and was championed by the wife of U.S. Sen. John McCain.
22 hrs ago | Phoenix New Times
Arizonans no longer risk getting a DUI for driving with an inactive metabolite of marijuana in their blood following a ruling by the state's high court.
23 hrs ago | Phoenix New Times
The Arizona Legislature has passed a bill that would replace the words "disabled" and "handicapped" in state law.
The Colorado River flows through the Grand Canyon. A federal study found that fish in the Grand Canyon and 20 other national parks in the West have trace amounts of mercury.
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.
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.