Stories tagged: "legislature"


From left, Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia and Andy Biggs and Paul Gosar, both of Arizona, were among six Republican House members who called on the Justice Department Tuesday to respond to what the called the mistreaetment of "political prisoners" arrested in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot. (Photo courtesy C-SPAN)
Court Allows Jan. 6 Lawsuit Against Georgia Lawmaker; Could Affect 3 in Arizona

The lawsuit claims the representatives’ involvement in the Jan. 6 attack on the US Capitol disqualifies them from holding office under the 14th Amendment of the US Constitution.

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Ukrainian Official Details Horrors of Russian Invasion, Asks Arizona Lawmakers for Help

The consul general of Ukraine requested aid in the form of heavy artillery, tanks, and armored vehicles, as well as long-range missiles needed to destroy Russian ships obliteratin

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Court Challenges Come Swiftly to Voting Law Requiring Proof of Citizenship

The law goes against the National Voter Registration Act, and would require would-be voters to provide documents proving their citizenship before they would be allowed to vote.

FILE - A number of Arizona reproductive health, rights, and justice advocates protest an abortion bill at the Arizona Capitol Monday, April 26, 2021, in Phoenix. GOP lawmakers thrust Arizona into the national culture wars Thursday, March 24, 2022, when they passed three bills in party-line votes banning abortion after 15 weeks, prohibiting transgender girls from playing on girls sports teams and restricting gender-affirming health care for minors. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
Arizona Republicans Fight Culture War in Battleground State

Republican lawmakers thrust Arizona into the national culture wars last week when they passed strict measures targeting abortion and the rights of transgender young people.

FILE - The Arizona House of Representatives gather during a legislative session Wednesday, April 6, 2011, at the Capitol in Phoenix. Arizona Legislature voted to ban gender-reassignment surgery for minors and sends bill to Republican Gov. Doug Ducey on Thursday, March 24, 2022. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
Despite a Majority in the Legislature, Republicans Fail to Pass Many Restrictive Voting Laws

Voting proposals from Democrats, on the other hand, include automatic and same-day voter registration, opening more early voting locations, and implementing a voters’ bill of rights.

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Arizona Senate Votes Down Bill to Audit Every Election

The bill would have appropriated nearly $4 million a year to conduct an audit of elections in Maricopa and Pima counties as well as two randomly selected smaller counties.

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13 Bills That Could Affect Transgender Youth Winding Through Arizona Legislature

Advocates in Arizona are pushing back against a new wave of bills targeting transgender youth this session.