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Both sides of the debate on Proposition 208 appear to agree that the state is not spending enough on public education.

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A judge has rebuffed a constitutional challenge to an Arizona law that allows the directors of state agencies to disregard the conclusions of independent hearing officers.

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A federal appeals court won't block enforcement of a law that requires companies that provide off-track betting signals to sell them to anyone who will buy then.

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Child care centers can get a share of $47 million in grants to help them keep their doors open and, if they want, make or keep their rates affordable.

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A judge has slapped back a bid by a Republican-dominated legislative panel to give voters what he concluded was a biased description of a proposed tax to fund education.

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Under pressure from a court order, Gov. Doug Ducey agreed Monday to provide a"road map" to allow not just gyms and fitness centers to reopen eventually but also movie theaters, water parks and even some bars — but not just yet.

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Business interests trying to quash a vote on higher taxes on the rich sought to convince a judge Wednesday that extent and breadth of the proposed new levy is being purposely understated and misleading.

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Cities that maintain their own election dates despite lower turnout are violating state laws, Attorney General Mark Brnovich has concluded.

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The attorney for the city of Tucson is arguing that state legislators acted illegally in trying to tell the state's 19 charter cities when they can have their elections.

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A new U.S. Supreme Court ruling allowing state funds to be used for parochial school scholarships in Montana cements in place a system that has existed here for years, all with the blessing of courts.

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A federal judge has tossed a bid by Democrats to get their candidates a higher spot on the ballot in Republican-dominated counties.

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The Arizona Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that people can't be convicted in Arizona of disorderly conduct if they didn't actually disturb the peace of those who police say were their victims.

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A federal judge has refused to block state health officials from enforcing new regulations and fees on "sober living" homes.

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A federal magistrate has voided policies of the Social Security Administration that deny benefits to the survivors of some gay marriages.

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Another 31,901 Arizonans applied for first-time unemployment benefits last week.

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It looks like there may be at least two Democrats on the Arizona Corporation Commission for the next two years - unless the Arizona Republican Party can find someone with high name recognition.

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The attorney for media outlets told a judge Wednesday that letting the Department of Health Services withhold information about COVID-19 cases elevates the financial interests of long-term care facilities above the public's right to know -- and protect itself.

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Late Friday, a federal judge tossed out a bid to allow initiative organizers to get the signatures they need through an online portal.

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A federal judge on Tuesday questioned an attorney for the state how he can argue that allowing initiatives to use an online system to gather signatures could lead to fraud when state lawmakers allow themselves and others candidates to use the same process.

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Here are a few of the developments involving COVID-19 adjustments Wednesday that affect Arizonans.

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Groups trying to put measures on the November ballot are asking the Arizona Supreme Court to let them gather the remaining signatures they need online.

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Abortions remain available in Arizona despite the orders by Gov. Doug Ducey to halt all "non-essential or elective'' surgeries.

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The mayor of Tucson is ordering the closure of all non-essential businesses -- but only those that Gov. Doug Ducey said local governments can shutter.

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Hospitals that accept payment from the state's Medicaid program can't then try to collect more by going after money owed to the patient, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Monday.

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A House panel voted Monday to ask voters to remove restrictions on how English can be taught to students who come to school speaking another language.

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A federal appeals court has rejected claims by two men that they were illegally extradited from Mexico to Arizona where they were convicted in connection with the 2010 murder of a Border Patrol agent.

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If you've been busy creating your Top 10 list of the past decade, stop.

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A Senate panel voted Tuesday to ask the full Legislature to consider requiring health insurance policies sold in Arizona to cover fertility treatments.

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Arizona population swells by 111,000 through June 30
Queen Creek, Buckeye lead statewide surge

Arizona gained nearly 111,000 residents in the 12 months ending June 30.

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What you want to call yourself legally is no one's business but your own, the state Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday.

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An attorney for the Patriot Movement says the group and its members can't be sued in federal court for harassing migrants and those helping them because the plaintiffs are aiding them in violating federal immigration laws.

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Out-of-state students who attended one of the state's three universities are not entitled to a partial refund just because "dreamers'' were allowed to pay the same tuition as Arizona residents, the state Court of Appeals ruled Thursday.

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Calling the current system biased, national Democrats have filed suit to void an Arizona state law they say gives Republicans an edge in general elections.

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A group of community health centers is suing the state for failing to pay them for the cost of providing certain services to Medicaid-eligible individuals.

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Opposition to balloon-launch facility struck down
Appeals Court: Plaintiff waited too long to sue

The State Court of Appeals threw out the latest legal objection to a high-altitude balloon-launching facility in Pima County, saying challengers waited too long to sue.

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Paperwork filed Tuesday with the secretary of state's office would make it illegal for legislators to take any action on measure in which they or a relative have a "direct and substantial financial interest.'' That is defined to mean any financial benefit that is not shared by at least a significant portion of the general public as a whole.

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PHOENIX -- State lawmakers cannot block local governments from mandating that private employers provide workers with even more fringe benefits than required in law, the Arizona Supreme Court has ruled.

August 29, 2019
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Come Tuesday you’ll be able to get your hair shampooed and blow dried by anyone you want.

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Arizonans have a constitutional right to online privacy to keep police from snooping around to find out who they are without first getting a warrant, the state Court of Appeals has ruled.

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Saying time is running out, the former chairman of the Arizona Libertarian Party wants the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to order an election -- and soon -- to decide who fills out the the term of John McCain.

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PHOENIX -- Arizona is in danger of losing out on a new congressional seat because if the Trump administration is successful in adding a citizenship question to the U.S. Census, according to a new study and analysis.

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PHOENIX -- The state Court of Appeals is refusing to require vehicle manufacturers to install safety equipment for cars sold in Arizona that are not mandated by federal law.

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PHOENIX -- Environmental groups will get a new chance to force the U.S. Forest Service to ban hunters from using lead ammunition in the Kaibab National Forest in a bid to protect condors.

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Saying the rates they charge amount to usury, backers of a new initiative seek to outlaw title loans -- or at least the interest they are allowed to charge.

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PHOENIX -- Having burned through $28 million in a pair of losing political battles in Arizona last year, California billionaire Tom Steyer is now prepared to pump some more cash into the state.

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The Gila River Indian Community is threatening to blow up the drought contingency plan because of efforts it says will undermine its claim to water rights.

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PHOENIX -- Arizona’s chief prosecutor is urging the state’s high court to block Phoenix from enforcing its anti-discrimination ordinance against two women who refuse to craft wedding materials for same-sex nuptials.

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PHOENIX -- Arizona added new residents in the past year at a faster pace than all but four other states.

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PHOENIX -- What would you do with an extra $1,000 a year?

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PHOENIX -- The state’s high court has agreed to decide whether cities can force businesses to do work for those whose views, practices or lifestyles conflict with the owners’ religious beliefs.

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The state’s jobless rate ticked up a tenth of a point last month.

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PHOENIX -- The state’s high court has thrown out the $650,000 verdict awarded by a jury to a former Pima County resident who was bitten and permanently disfigured by a sheriff’s department dog.

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A judge has slapped down efforts by the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry to block people from voting whether to hike income taxes on the rich to generate $690 million a year for education.

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At a hearing Tuesday, both sides agreed that the Invest in Ed initiative would boost the tax rate on earnings above $250,000 a year for individuals and $500,000 from 4.54 percent to 8 percent. And what’s clear is that the mathematical difference between the two figures is 3.46.

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