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Feb 10, 2023

Native dancers want Arizona gallery owner held on hate crime

Native American dancers who were the target of a Scottsdale gallery owner's racist rant as they were being filmed for Super Bowl week are pushing for hate crime charges.

Mar 7, 2017

Parking bill splits disability community

A spat over parking spaces is putting some users of electric wheelchairs at odds with other members of the disability community.

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Feb 28, 2017

Senate votes to give business more time to fix potential disability violation

Over Democrats’ objections, state senators voted Tuesday to give businesses more time to fix violations of disability laws before ending up in court.

Apr 18, 2016

House delays vote on service animal law

The House delayed voting on a measure that would give business owners more discretion under state law to ask people with misbehaving service animals to leave.

May 4, 2015

ADOT data show sharp increase in number of disability plates, placards

The number of Arizonans using disability license plates and placards has grown by almost 70 percent in the past 12 years – more than double the rate of growth for passenger and commercial vehicle registrations.

Feb 19, 2015

Disabled community stops bill to ban service animals in restaurants

The disabled community turned out en masse to oppose a bill that would allow restaurant owners to ban service animals from their restaurants, and the bill went down during a committee hearing.

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Apr 15, 2014

Millions remain unspent in school choice program

Parents with empowerment scholarship accounts have amassed roughly $2.5 million of unspent public money over three years, causing public school officials to question the program’s accountability.

Nov 12, 2013

Empowerment Scholarship Account program generates controversy

Max Ashton is a senior at Brophy College Preparatory with a 4.0 grade point average. He is also blind.

Jun 13, 2013

Expanded voucher system approved by Arizona Senate

The Arizona Senate has reversed course and approved an expansion of a school voucher program that allows students to use public funds to attend a private school.

Jun 13, 2013

Expanded voucher system rejected by Arizona Senate

The Arizona Senate has rejected an expansion of a school voucher program that allows students to use public funds to attend a private school because it lacked accountability standards.

Jul 8, 2011

State removes offensive words from statutes

Words like "mental retardation" and "crippled" will no longer appear in Arizona state law. Gov. Jan Brewer held a ceremonial bill signing Thursday celebrating the passage of legislation that removes offensive words from state statutes.

Jul 8, 2011

Partial freeze for Medicaid taking effect

A partial eligibility freeze for Arizona's Medicaid program takes effect Friday.