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When Aaron Paul received the script for "Need for Speed," he had very little interest in even reading the story, let alone taking a starring a role in the movie.
Unwilling to wait for a 2016 vote, advocates for same-sex marriage asked a federal judge Thursday to rule the state's ban is illegal.
Over the past several years, driving distractions caused by mobile devices have been a hot topic here in Arizona and across the nation. Study after study has confirmed that distractions can worsen driving performance, making the roads more dangerous for everyone.
Saying the law stigmatizes their races, members of two groups asked a federal appeals court Wednesday to block Arizona from banning race- and gender-based abortions.
Gov. Jan Brewer, who developed an international reputation for her vociferous attacks on illegal immigration, is ending her career as an elected politician at the end of the year.
Saying the Internet is forever, the state House unanimously approved legislation Monday to make it illegal to intentionally post someone else's naked photo online.
State lawmakers agreed to create special exemptions from animal cruelty laws for farmers and ranchers despite complaints that it would ease penalties on those who abuse and beat farm animals to death.
Attorneys for immigrant rights groups asked the U.S. Supreme Court Monday to rebuff a last-ditch attempt by the state to start prosecuting people for harboring and transporting those not in the country legally.
Without comment the House voted Thursday to update laws on theft to include trade secrets.
Arizona made national news again, but it was not necessarily in a good way. My sister back in Indiana called me last week. She was watching the news and wanted to know what on Earth was happening in Arizona. When SB 1062 passed both chambers of the legislature, a friend from high school who connects with me via Facebook wrote, “Chalk up another one for religion.”
On a 35-23 margin the House on Wednesday gave final approval to a new law on begging.
Planned Parenthood and a Tucson gynecologist are asking a federal judge to block new rules that will sharply restrict ability to perform abortions using drugs instead of surgery.
New drivers could lose their ability to operate a vehicle while chatting with or sending a message to their friends.
Absent a federal court order, Arizonans may not get to cast their ballots this year for any Green Party candidates.
Despite the gubernatorial veto of legislation billed as promoting religious freedom, the Center for Arizona Policy has a long history of getting lawmakers and governors – at least Republican governors – to do what it wants.
Rejecting last minute pleas from supporters, Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed late Wednesday controversial legislation billed as protecting religious freedom.
“If dozens of skilled teachers and administrators are suddenly bolting from the Gilbert Public Schools, parents are loudly protesting, the interim superintendent throws up his hands to quit early because these people can’t be helped, and if a forceful demand for your resignation is met with standing ovations and cheers from an overflowing board room, then it is time to take the high road. Step away from the dais, and don’t let the door hit you on the way out.”
The effects of SB 1062 on gays may depend on where people live and work.
Saying the legislation would be “unbelievably damaging” to the state, the head of a major economic development group is urging Gov. Jan Brewer to veto legislation expanding the ability of businesses to use their religion to deny services.
State senators voted Wednesday to let businesses refuse to serve gays based on owners’ “sincerely held” religious beliefs.
Two years ago the Republican-controlled Legislature sought to get voters to kill the Citizens Clean Elections Act, claiming it's wrong for politicians to get public money. Now some of those same GOP lawmakers want to belly up to the bar and get handouts of public dollars for everything from sending out communications to constituents to buying tickets for special events.
State lawmakers hope to use fees paid by medical marijuana users and dispensaries to convince everyone else not to inhale.
The Arizona Department of Health Services is seeking public comments on new medical marijuana rules for the state that agree with a superior court’s ruling.
State lawmakers are moving to make it easier for anyone to sue a city over its gun laws, and the sponsor said he's specifically aiming it at Tucson.
A House panel agreed Tuesday to stiffen penalties for those who abuse pets, but only after carving out what essentially amounts to special treatment – and looser regulations – for farmers and ranchers.