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10 Controversial Bills Just Passed By Arizona Republicans

The bills include another attempt to ban abortion outright, as well as efforts to ban certain books in schools and a proposal to criminalize homelessness.

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9 Things to Know About Arizona’s New Budget for 2023-2024

The Copper Courier has compiled a list of the biggest budget items that could impact your day-to-day life.

UNITED STATES - Sept. 14: Wendy Rogers, candidate for Arizona's 1st congressional district, is interviewed by CQ Roll Call at their D.C. office, Sept. 14, 2018. (Photo by Thomas McKinless/CQ Roll Call).
‘She Took Over the Space’: Arizona Student Advocates Disappointed in Meeting with Rogers

Members of the Arizona Students Association who met with Sen. Wendy Rogers said that instead of focusing on the needs of students, the lawmaker ignored their concerns and instead peddled false claims about election fraud. 

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Youngtown Resident Files Petition to Recall Congressman Paul Gosar

There is no mechanism in the United States Constitution to recall members of Congress, but the petition applicant is willing to give it a shot.

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Tohono O’Odham Leader Says Lack of Infrastructure, Capital Hinders Development

Witnesses offered a variety of solutions, such as making it easier for tribes to levy taxes, letting them manage their land based on tribal laws and regulations, and passing the Buy Indian Act.

FILE - This photo shows Colorado River water running through farmland on the Colorado River Indian Tribes reservation, Feb. 19, 2018 in Parker, Ariz. (AP Photo/Felicia Fonseca, File)
Arizona Tribes Set to Receive Over $120 Million for Water Infrastructure Improvements

A century-old promise to provide indigenous communities access to water will soon be fulfilled, thanks in part to a renewed push to improve the nation’s infrastructure.

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Here Are the Bills Gov. Katie Hobbs Is Set to Veto

Democratic Gov. Katie Hobbs’ victory in November makes this the first legislative session in well over a decade in which Republicans can’t ship whatever bill they want for the governor to rubber stamp.