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Arizona judge denies a GOP move to block a voter-approved law for transparent campaign financing

Arizona Senate President Warren Petersen and House Speaker Ben Toma, both Republicans, filed the challenge in August.

Tucson Indian Center to receive nearly $600,000 in needed renovations

The Tucson Indian Center is receiving federal funding for renovations to continue serving Tucson’s urban Native American community.

Arizona lawmaker Athena Salman resigning at year's end, says she will join an abortion rights group

Salman will become the director of Arizona campaigns for the state chapter of Reproductive Freedom For All.

Grassroots jail report firmly opposes potential new Pima County Jail

The report comes two days before the County's Blue Ribbon Commission is expected to release their initial findings.

The Buzz: A legislative look-ahead at water and agriculture

The new legislative session is weeks away, so we look at the state's top water user.

Arizona abortion laws clash: High-stakes court battle set to unfold

The case, Planned Parenthood vs. Mayes/Hazelrigg, will decide Arizona's abortion landscape.

The Buzz: A legislative look ahead into education policy

This week we talked with both the county and state school superintendent about universal school vouchers and teacher retention.

Senator Kelly calls for assault weapons restrictions after 2023 breaks US mass shooting record

Kelly’s GOSAFE act would impose certain restriction on semiautomatic weapons.

U.S. Department of Justice initiates water rights decree for San Pedro Riparian National Conservation Area

Environmental group says decree prompts evaluation of existing water rights certificates

Retired Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, the first woman on the Supreme Court, has died at age 93

A native of Arizona who grew up on her family’s sprawling ranch, O’Connor wasted little time building a reputation as a hard worker who wielded considerable political clout on the nine-member court.

Cochise County supervisors indicted on election-related felonies

Republicans Peggy Judd and Tom Crosby were indicted by a State Grand Jury.

Arizona county again rejects a bid to hand-count all 2024 ballots

The 3-2 vote on Monday by the Mohave County Board of Supervisors against the proposal.

The Buzz: Why a 32-year-old federal law has failed to bring Native American remains home

A federal law was supposed to ensure returns of most remains by 1995. So why are thousands of Arizona tribal remains still not back with their people?

The Buzz: Does Housing First Work?

Housing First was a topic of debate in recent Tucson city elections, so we ask experts about the evidence.

Gowan, other officials go to Washington to plead for border action

The event comes at a time when migrant encounters at the southern border have reached historic highs.

Election Task Force calls for changes to AZ law on voting rights, registration and training

The task force came up with 16 proposals to adress staff, security and voting rights

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