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Is it time Arizona got a lieutenant governor? Voters could decide

A House committee advanced a proposal Wednesday to create a position for lieutenant governor.

New interest in an obscure political office at the base of Arizona’s GOP

Arizona lawmakers face a backlash after scrapping elections this year for precinct committeemen. What is driving new interest in the post?

Arizona Republican who backs white nationalism is censured

Pressure mounted within the GOP this week after Sen. Rogers said her political opponents should face a “newly built set of gallows.”

Arizona Senate votes to create tax credit for film producers

The measure was approved Thursday with bipartisan support.

Arizona House OKs ban on close-in videotaping of police officers

Rep. John Kavanagh's initial proposal made it illegal to record within 15 feet of an officer interacting with someone unless the officer gave permission.

Arizona House votes to raise bar for passing initiatives

House Concurrent Resolution 2015 would change the percent of the vote needed to pass an initiative from a simple majority to 60%.

David Bradley, former state Senate minority leader, dies at age 69

Navy veteran and licensed professional counselor represented Tucson.

Arizona could ease gun rules for libraries, school grounds

One bill would allow concealed permit holders to carry guns into most public buildings and has repeatedly failed in recent years.

GOP-led Arizona Senate OKs huge school voucher expansion

The bill makes as many as 85% of the state’s 1.1 million public school students eligible for vouchers.

GOP-controlled Arizona Senate passes 15-week abortion ban

Tuesday's vote comes as the U.S. Supreme Court considers the constitutionality of a similar Mississippi law.

Jan. 6 panel subpoenas 6 more in fake GOP electors scheme

The committee says it issued subpoenas to state GOP Chairwoman Kelli Ward and state Rep. Mark Finchem, R-Marana.

Arizona House votes to raise school spending limit

Senate must pass similar resolution before March to prevent $1.1 billion in budget cuts.

Former Tucson legislator Olivia Cajero Bedford dies at age 83

The Tucson native served continuously in either the state house or senate from 2003 to 2019.

Arizona measures would create hurdles for ballot initiatives

One would require petition signatures to come from all 30 legislative districts. The other would require support from 60% of voters to pass.

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