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Beloved former senator passes away at 83 (access required)

Former Senator Olivia Cajero Bedford’s passed away on Wednesday, Senator Lisa Otondo, D-Yuma, announced on the floor of the Senate.  “She was incredible and represented Southern Arizona values to her last breath,” said Rep. Andrés Cano   She made us proud ...

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Rogers wins defamation case (access required)

The Arizona Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled in favor of Sen. Wendy Rogers in a defamation lawsuit, pointing to the First Amendment and citing concerns on chilling political speech while establishing that most private individuals don’t have legal recourse if they’re entangled ...

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Legislature proper place for energy policy

The Legislature is also a more transparent and approachable body than the Corporation Commission. Any proposed energy policies would be vetted by numerous committees between the two legislative chambers, with ample opportunity for comments from the public. Indeed, vigorous debate at the Capitol ensures better policy for all Arizonans. 

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AZ relationship with water changed forever

Arizona promotes itself as a world leader in water management. Yet rural wells and rivers are drying up since sustainable water management plans are hindered by laws no longer appropriate for these times. Our relationship with desert water has changed, and our water laws must change too. 

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Texas abortion law template for Arizona

The head of the state's premier anti-abortion organization said Thursday she is looking to use the newly enacted Texas ban on the terminating a pregnancy after fetal heartbeat has been detected as a template for legislation here.

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