Judiciary Committee

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Mar 8, 2023

Bill would let certain parents bring loaded guns onto campuses

House lawmakers voted Wednesday to let certain parents bring their loaded guns onto school campuses despite the fact they themselves are protected by rules and a metal detector that keep their armed constituents out.

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Aug 23, 2021

Attorneys clash in court over Cyber Ninja records

The attorney for the firm conducting the audit of the 2020 election for the Senate told a judge on Monday he has no right to order the firm to cough up the records of the audit in its possession.

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Dec 22, 2020

Senators sue to get access to voting data

Republican state senators are going on the legal offensive in their bid to get access to Maricopa County voting equipment and materials – and do so ahead of the date Congress is set to ratify awarding Arizona's electoral votes going to Joe Biden.

Feb 7, 2019

Committee moves bill to purge permanent early voting list

Signing up to receive a ballot by mail in Arizona, a system known as the Permanent Early Voting List, may no longer be as permanent as the name suggests.

Dec 4, 2018

Bowers dissolves committee tasked with tackling criminal justice reform

House Speaker-elect Rusty Bowers has dissolved the House Sentencing and Recidivism Reform Committee that Rep. David Stringer was slated to chair.

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Mar 16, 2018

Abortion bill amended to strike controversial provision

A House committee struck a controversial provision from a bill that expands the amount of information abortion providers must report to the state.

Mar 4, 2016

Legislation would extend stalking to cover threats to grandparents, family pets

Concluding that existing laws are outdated, a Senate panel voted on March 3 to include many more activities in the definition of “stalking” – things that can land a person in prison.

Dec 30, 2014

Big obstacles face Democrat’s effort to legalize marijuana

Rep. Mark Cardenas, D-Phoenix, hopes to convince colleagues to approve legalizing marijuana for recreational use by adults.

Mar 18, 2014

Arizona Senate committee approves 5 pro-gun bills

An Arizona Senate committee approved five major pro-gun bills on Monday, advancing what Republicans call necessary legislation to protect Second Amendment rights but what Democrats say is unnecessary and a waste of time.

Feb 6, 2014

House panel approves crackdown on human trafficking

A bill that throws the book at pimps and men who pay minors for sex received unanimous approval today in the House Judiciary Committee in a hearing that touched a nerve with the fathers of daughters on the panel.

Jan 30, 2014

Hearing today on repeal of new election law

An Arizona House committee is set to hear a bill repealing a sweeping 2013 election law that galvanized voter's rights groups, Democrats and third-party candidates.

Jan 29, 2014

Nominees to six vacant Arizona judgeships get long-stalled hearings

Months of waiting – and more than two years in one case – were over in less than two hours Tuesday when a Senate committee breezed through nomination hearings for six Arizona judicial nominees.