Divided House overhauls religious freedom bill
The Arizona House of Representatives moved Thursday to temper a divisive bill that sought to wildly expand religious freedom protections and had drawn opposition from civil liberties groups and Democratic lawmakers.
Law will apply military experience to professional licenses
Rep. Sonny Borrelli, R-Lake Havasu City, thought about leaving the Marine Corps in the ’80s to drive trucks until he learned his military license wouldn’t apply toward a commercial driver’s license.
School board mulls $84 million desegregation plan
TUCSON — The Tucson Unified School District is mulling a plan to spend as much as $84.5 million to desegregate its schools.
Poll claims Flake among least-favorite senators after gun-bill vote
WASHINGTON – Sen. Jeff Flake’s vote against expanded background checks on gun sales earlier this month caused his approval ratings to drop, making him one of the “most unpopular” U.S. senators, a new poll says.
Brewer vetoes bill creating music therapy license
Gov. Jan Brewer has vetoed a bill that would have created a new state certification for music therapists.
Ariz. lawmakers slow work as big 3 issues remain
The Arizona Legislature has gone from the fast track to stuck in the mud as lawmakers have become bogged down by the three key issues: Medicaid, sales taxes and the state budget.
Brewer vetoes cut in fireworks penalties
Gov. Jan Brewer has vetoed a bill eliminating jail time for people convicted of improperly using legal fireworks primarily because it didn’t take into account different regional circumstances and local safety and fire concerns.
Arizonans plan pro-immigration march in Phoenix
Activists say hundreds of Arizonans are expected at a pro-immigration march marking International Workers’ Day.
Bill making gold legal tender sent to Brewer
Arizona is returning to its gold rush roots with a bill that would make precious metals legal currency.
With tough races just past, freshmen already stocking up cash for 2014
The election season is barely behind them, but freshmen Reps. Ann Kirkpatrick, D-Flagstaff, and Kyrsten Sinema, D-Phoenix, have both raised more than $300,000 toward possible re-election bids in 2014, according to Federal Election Commission filings.
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