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Arizona committee to begin studying violent crime against Indigenous women and girls

A main goal is to improve data collection on missing and murdered cases involving Indigenous women and girls.

Benefits issue is still pending before Arizona Supreme Court

At issue is whether a 2016 law conflicted with a 2006 voter-approved law on benefits and wages.

Law aims to help prevent teen suicides in Arizona

Recent legislation mandates suicide prevention training in the state's middle schools and high schools.

Data on missing or murdered Tohono O'odham females could help guide prevention efforts

New Arizona law requires law enforcement to collect this data in an effort to prevent violence.

Navajo Code Talker and New Mexico Senator Dies

Sen. John Pinto died Friday morning in Gallup, New Mexico.

Analyzing the budget: reporter Howard Fischer

Fischer has covered the Arizona Legislature for 30 years.

Lawmakers on the budget: State Rep. T.J. Shope

The Republican representative on his support for the proposed budget.

Lawmakers on the budget: State Rep. Kirsten Engel

The Democratic representative discusses the need for bipartisanship at the Capitol.

Lawmakers on the budget: State Sen. Paul Boyer

Sen. Boyer discusses his bill geared toward helping victims of childhood sex abuse.

Arizona House OKs Navajo school voucher fix, Senate next

The bill would the Navajo students to use vouchers for private school tuition in New Mexico for one more year.

#RedForEd advocates say Arizona budget plan ignores schools

The teacher-backed organization says a $1 billion surplus should be used to help restore previous education funding levels.

Arizona teacher punishment bill revived

Opponents see the measure as retaliation for last year's #RedForEd movement.

Poll: A majority of Arizonans support the Equal Rights Amendment

The new survey puts voters at odds with lawmakers.

Ducey Signs Plan to Track Data on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

The law requires local, state, tribal and federal agencies to collect and share information on these cases.

Attorney General Brnovich Gets Heat for Nunchucks Stunt

The Arizona attorney general posted a video of himself displaying his nunchuck abilities.

Law Makes Lemonade the Arizona State Drink

The bill faced unusual resistance for feel-good legislation.

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