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Arizona Republicans move forward controversial immigration bill

Senate Republicans passed a ballot measure that could empower local law enforcement to arrest people who they believe entered the country illegally.

Hobbs signs housing bills that encourage middle housing and casitas

According to Arizona State University's Morrison Institute for Public Policy, about 50% of land in Arizona is zoned for single-family homes. This new legislation will help combat that.

AZ Supreme Court puts 1864 abortion ban enforcement on hold

The court is wating another 90 days before the near-total abortion ban goes into effect.

Arizona lawmaker punished for using Senate facilities to speak with anti-Semitic talk show host

Kern is facing indictment for actions tied to the 2020 election.

Arizona's near-total ban from 1864 is officially repealed

Governor Katie Hobbs signed the repeal Thursday afternoon.

AZ Senate repeals near-total abortion ban, headed to Governor's office

The repeal passed on a slim 16 to 14 vote after two Republicans crossed party lines.

Changing their tune: Turmoil within Republicans over abortion and its election impact

Arizona's senate requires some bipartisan support to repeal the 1864 near-total ban. But, some Republicans are fighting to keep the ban, while others are wavering.

Hobbs and Mayes launches reproductive rights website

The website works to clarify and connect Arizonans to abortion access both in and out of state.

Native tribes file to dismiss lawsuit threatening Grand Canyon National Monument

Conservations groups joined the tribes in filing to intervene in the case.

Republican says abortion ban repeal will advance in the state House by midweek

The 29 Democrats in the House of Representatives have twice tried to alter House rules to vote to repeal the ban.

Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs sets veto record

Hobbs vetoed another 13 bills last week, giving her 185 total vetoes since she took office in January 2023.

Jim Weiers, former speaker of the Arizona House, dies at 70

Jim Weiers was born in South Dakota in 1953 and moved to Phoenix in 1965.

Arizona House again refuses to repeal 1864 abortion law but Senate agrees

House Speaker Ben Toma kept the bill from being brought up.

AZ bill targets squatters: Owners could call police for immediate removal

The bill is headed up to the governor's desk for final approval.

Shouts of ‘Shame! Shame!’ erupt in Arizona House as fight over abortion ban engulfs lawmakers

State legislators convened as pressure mounted from Democrats and some Republicans, including former President Donald Trump, for them to intervene.

Hours after near-total ban upheld: Providers in AZ abortion clinic fear for patients' lives

On Tuesday, the Arizona Supreme Court upheld a Civil War-era law that bans nearly all abortions, except to save the life of a pregnant person.

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