Ariz. prosecutors withdraws med pot bill support
An Arizona prosecuting-attorneys association is withdrawing its support for a medical marijuana bill it helped craft and is aimed at protecting children from accidentally eating medical cannabis.
Horne vs. Montgomery — the fight over the fight
Before the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office can try to win its campaign finance fight against Tom Horne and Kathleen Winn, it’ll have to win the fight over whether it can prosecute the attorney general and his ally in the first place.
Ballot access getting easier for candidates, harder for initiatives
Candidates for office in Arizona have never had an easier time getting on the ballot, but lawmakers are looking to raise the bar for citizen initiatives, referendums and recalls.
Despite changes to election reform bills, Democrats, Hispanics still opposed
Latino voters and Democratic lawmakers remain opposed to two controversial bills to reform Arizona’s early voting system despite efforts to add bipartisan amendments to each measure.
Regent proposes new tuition category for ‘Dreamers’
A member of the Arizona Board of Regents suggested creating a special new tuition category for university students whose parents brought them to United States illegally when they were children.
New AZ solicitor general starts job with expanded responsibilities
Arizona’s new solicitor general started work Monday and will step into his job with more responsibilities than his predecessors.
Prosecutor warns against violating new drug law
The top prosecutor in Arizona’s most populous county is warning sellers of synthetic versions of marijuana, ecstasy and cocaine that they could face prosecution under legislation recently signed into law.
Arizona officials urge air pollution vigilance
Arizona officials say residents must be vigilant about air quality as warmer temperatures start to usher in dangerous ozone pollution.
Students group scales back but still plans a role
The Arizona Students’ Association is scaling back as it faces the impact of recently signed legislation but says it will continue to advocate on behalf of university students.
AG wants $420,000 for county to patrol Colorado City
Attorney General Tom Horne is going to ask the Legislature for money for a Mohave County Sheriff’s deputy to patrol Colorado City now that a bill inspired by corruption of the polygamist town’s police force died unceremoniously in the Senate.
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