Stories tagged: "State Politics"


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Seeing Red: Bill Would Cut Voter-Approved Education Funds, School Supporters Say

“This is about the kids and making sure that they have the brightest future possible.” The teacher’s group that spearheaded Proposition 208, which increases some taxes to hire teachers and bolster teacher salaries, this week returned to the political battlefield to fight a bill it says undermines the will of Arizona voters in November. Education...

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GOP-Backed Bill Limiting LGBTQ Sex Ed—Dubbed Strictest in the Nation—Passes Arizona House

Democrats say the bill will harm LGBTQ children. It will now go to Gov. Doug Ducey. Two years after Arizona lawmakers repealed a ban on any HIV/AIDS instruction that “promotes a homosexual lifestyle” as they faced a lawsuit, they have approved revamping the state’s sex education laws to make them some of the strictest in...

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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.