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How to Contact Your Representatives in the Arizona and US Legislature

Here are the best ways to contact your elected representatives and senators in the Arizona Legislature in addition to your US Congress members. Not sure which district you live in? Click here to find out. Arizona Legislature District 1 Rep. Judy M Burges, Republican: jburges@azleg.gov; 602-926-3256 Rep. Quang H. Nguyen, Republican: qnguyen@azleg.gov; 602-926-3258 Sen. Karen...

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Here’s Where You Can Buy Recreational Weed in Arizona

Dozens of dispensaries have already been approved to sell recreational marijuana with more expected in the coming weeks. Adults age 21 and over can officially buy recreational weed from dispensaries across the state. The Arizona Department of Health Services has already approved dozens of dispensaries that once only sold medicinal to expand their sales to...

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More Than 10,000 Arizonans Left the GOP in January

January was a tumultuous month for the Arizona GOP between the Capitol insurrection censure of three prominent members, and the impeachment trial. More than 10,000 Arizona Republicans left the party in January — a historic month marked by the insurrection of the US Capitol, an impeachment trial, and the censure of three prominent Republicans.  According...

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How High Is Too High to Drive? Proposed Bill Would Set Limits for Weed DUI.

States like Nevada, Colorado, and Washington already have similar limits in place. A bill introduced in the Arizona Legislature would define exactly how much weed someone has to have in their system to be considered too high to drive. Currently, drivers can be convicted of driving under the influence if they have any level of...

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Recreational Weed Sales Officially Given the Green Light in Arizona

ADHS said in a statement Friday that 79 applications from across the state have been approved since Wednesday, while an additional six remain under review. After months of build-up, recreational weed sales in Arizona quietly started Friday.   The Arizona Department of Health approved the licensing applications on a first-come, first-serve basis for multiple medical dispensaries...

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The Antics of Arizona Republicans Gosar and Biggs Have Become Notorious, but They Aren’t New

Arizona Republican Reps. Paul Gosar and Andy Biggs have quickly become the new faces of the party in the weeks since the election.

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Republicans Want to Gut Arizona Cities That Cut Police Budgets

Under HB2310, any city or county that cuts the budgets of their police agency by 10% or more would lose the same amount in state funding.