Arizona’s conservative Legislature will have an opportunity, however unlikely, to follow in the steps of neighboring Democratic states and adopt measures to automatically register new voters.Read More »
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Gov. Doug Ducey has finished acting on all the bills lawmakers sent him this year – and the legislat...
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Theranos, a blood testing company and lab that operates in 40 different Walgreens around the Valley, has been scrutinized for its proprietary technology and methods. But that does not mean the Arizona law that allows patients to obtain blood tests and results without prior review by a doctor – a law that Theranos helped author – is in jeopardy.Read More »
Arizona lawmakers voted to rebuke the Department of Child Safety on Tuesday afternoon, a striking statement against an agency that has struggled to impress the legislators who created it over a year ago.Read More »
Surrounded by a cadre of Democrats, family, legislative staff and House Republican leadership, Celeste Plumlee was sworn in as the newest member of the House today.Read More »
A Gilbert Republican lawmaker is crafting legislation he says will crack down on public officials who illegally waste money and then walk away with lucrative pensions.Read More »
Rainy day funds in states such as Arizona should be reformed if they are to protect the states effectively during economic downturns, according to a new report from the Pew Charitable Trust.Read More »
Nearly two years after being rebuffed by the U.S. Supreme Court, Republican legislators are making a new bid to “defund” Planned Parenthood.Read More »
Depending on the outcome of two U.S. Supreme Court cases, Arizona’s legislative districts could see a radical makeover in the coming year, and either or both could spell trouble for Democrats.Read More »
Saying the issues surrounding law enforcement body cameras should be left up to local police chiefs and county sheriffs, a study committee examining concepts for possible legislation about body cameras voted down more than a dozen different proposals.Read More »
After a contentious hearing that lasted more than five hours Monday, the Senate and House’s health committees approved a proposal to expand the scope of practice of advanced practice nurses and allow them to have, in specific instances, the same privileges as physicians.Read More »