Stories tagged: "legislature"


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Arizona’s Senseless Restrictions Compromised My Access To Care

Thankfully, SB1457 failed to become law, but there was a piece of SB1457 in every chapter of my pregnancy and birth nightmare.

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Arizona Bill That Criminalized Some Abortions Defeated in Legislature

The bill could still come back at some point in the legislative session.

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Arizona Only Pays $240 in Unemployment Per Week. These Two Bills Would Change That.

Arizonans who have been unemployed during the pandemic say the extra $60-$80 is a small amount but still something they would have been grateful for.

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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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An Arizona Republican Lawmaker Compared Non-Binary People to Animals. Now He’s Facing An Ethics Complaint.

The complaint alleges Rep. John Fillmore continuously made “discriminatory and harassing comments” during public testimony. Megan Mogan waited four hours for her turn to speak to Arizona lawmakers in the House of  Representatives on Wednesday.  A Tucson resident and mother of three, Mogan appeared virtually in front of her representatives to testify against a bill...

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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.

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Arizona Law Enforcement Braces for Demonstrations Ahead of Inauguration Day

The FBI said they have not received any “specific and substantiated” threats in the days leading to Biden’s inauguration.