House passes bills adding restrictions on abortions
The house passed two more abortion bills Monday. One would impose a number of new requirements on clinics or practitioners offering abortions. The other prevents the giving of tax credits for financial contributions to entities that perform abortions.
At long-awaited meeting, Sebelius tells Brewer: Put requests in writing
A long-sought meeting between Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer and U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius took 15 minutes on Monday and ended with a typical government response: Put it in writing.
Senate OKs bill on seizing federal property
The Arizona Senate has approved a bill to give the state legal authority to go to court to take ownership of land owned by the federal government.
Senate approves bill to dump clean elections
The Arizona Senate wants voters to decide whether to bar the use of public money for candidates’ campaigns.
Elder Quayle brother ‘exploring’ Senate bid
Tucker Quayle, the older brother of Ben Quayle, told our reporter he’s interested in running for Kyl’s seat but isn’t in any hurry to make a decision.
New lawmaker profile: Rep. Rick Gray, R-Sun City
Why He Ran: “I basically looked at who I would want representing me, and … I wanted someone who had been a businessperson. There’s a different experience when you have to sign both sides of the check.”
New lawmaker profile: Rep. Ben Arredondo, D-Tempe
Why He Ran: “After a while you do things, and you feel like you have an affect on the things that you’re doing… As you progress you think, well gee, if I can do this maybe I can do it on a bigger scope, which is the state government.”
Senate President Russell Pearce denies he has banned list
State Senate President Russell Pearce denies that he has a list of people banned from the Senate building.
Bundgaard says he isn’t above law, apologizes to colleagues over incident
An Arizona legislator is apologizing for a domestic violence incident involving a now-former girlfriend.
Arizona House approves 2 abortion bills
The Arizona House has given preliminary approval to two bills that would impact the state’s largest abortion provider, Planned Parenthood Arizona.
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