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State lawmakers are moving to require the state to buy computer programs for English learners with specifications that were crafted in detail by a company selling the software.
Insurance companies would pay 15 percent less in taxes to the state under terms of legislation approved Thursday by the House.
Without comment the House voted Thursday to update laws on theft to include trade secrets.
The state House voted unanimously Tuesday to encourage more high schoolers to take computer science courses.
Manufacturers and smelters would no longer have to pay state sales taxes on electricity they buy under the terms of legislation approved Thursday by the Senate.
Former House Speaker Joe Lane, whose political career was cut short in the wake of the impeachment of Gov. Evan Mecham, died Thursday in Tucson.
Rep. Ted Vogt, left, R-Tucson, and Rep. Ruben Gallego, D-Phoenix, talks during the debate on the SB1201 Firearms Omnibus bill in the House chamber at the Arizona Capitol Wednesday, April 13, 2011, in Phoenix. The Arizona House has approved a gun-rights bill that would generally let people take guns into government buildings without armed guards and metal detectors. The Senate previously approved a version of the bill, but the House's 38-20 vote Wednesday sends it back to that chamber to consider changes made by the House. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
The state House voted Thursday to put a five-year lifetime cap on government-funded health – but not for everyone.
Arizona's chances of landing a spaceport may be improving.
The House voted Wednesday to require voters to reauthorize any future measures they approve at the ballot.
The state House voted to have taxpayers from across the state help Glendale cover its public safety costs for next year's Super Bowl.
On a 35-23 margin the House on Wednesday gave final approval to a new law on begging.
The state House voted Wednesday to take from Arizona's newest driver the right to drive and use their cell phones.
Arizona's education standards are safe, at least for now.
Insisting they will be protecting women's lives, the state House voted Tuesday to allow state health officials to make unannounced inspections at abortion clinics without first getting any sort of warrant.
Calling them a federal “dictate,” Sen. Al Melvin convinced Republican colleagues in the Senate to vote Tuesday to scrap the Common Core education standards the state and schools adopted just four years earlier.
You would think that a former state senator would understand that you have to cobble together a majority if you want to change things. Tom Patterson (Feb. 25 guest commentary, “GOP ineptitude is exhausting its base”) apparently didn’t get the memo.
The Center for Arizona Policy usually gets its way at the Republican-controlled Arizona Legislature, pushing through anti-abortion legislation and social policy bills embraced by conservative Christians.
The state House voted Monday to reduce individual income taxes if the state finally starts collecting sales taxes it already should be getting.
Arizona voters could decide if they want to perennially revisit anything they adopt at the ballot.
New drivers could lose their ability to operate a vehicle while chatting with or sending a message to their friends.
The share of education tax dollars that actually wind up in Arizona classrooms slid again last year to the lowest level in the 13 years the state has monitored it.
Phoenix • Arizona Republican Party officials say vetoed state legislation that would have allowed business owners to refuse to serve gays for religious reasons shouldn’t impact Phoenix’s chances of hosting the 2016 national convention.
As the veto of SB 1062 proved, not everything that the Center for Arizona policy wants gets enacted. But the organization also has sometimes – though not often – found itself railing unsuccessfully against legislative support for changes in law.
For years Cathi Herrod and her Center for Arizona Policy have flexed their political muscles and pushed through legislation that represented what she calls “fundamental principles,” often those espoused in the Bible.