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Arizona Senate

Lawmakers extend gas tax for environmental cleanup

It looks like Arizonans are not going to get a penny-a-gallon break in gas prices, at least not this year.

April 02, 2015 10:16 pmLoading…
Ducey gets bill making gold, silver legal tender

Ducey gets bill making gold, silver legal tender

State senators voted 17-12 to declare gold and silver to be legal tender in Arizona.

March 25, 2015 9:18 pmLoading…
Once-a-year driving school advances

Once-a-year driving school advances

The Arizona Senate gave preliminary approval Wednesday to let drivers attend traffic school once a year.

March 25, 2015 9:02 pmLoading…

Lawmakers take note: Arizona isn't its own country

Bills asserting state authority over feds are ridiculous and waste time.

February 10, 2015 6:00 pmLoading…
Senate panel OK's partial texting while driving ban

Senate panel OK's partial texting while driving ban

PHOENIX — Invoking the name of a dead highway patrolman, a Senate panel voted Wednesday to enact Arizona’s first-ever law banning texting while driving.

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Bradley wins, but it's his closest race ever

Bradley wins, but it's his closest race ever

Only 3.3% of the counted votes stand between Bradley and his opponent.

November 05, 2014 8:20 am Photos

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District 11 Democrats and Republicans split on wage hike

District 11 Democrats and Republicans split on wage hike

They also discuss border security, economic development in this election overview.

October 19, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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LD10 candidates discuss gun control, abortion, school funding

LD10 candidates discuss gun control, abortion, school funding

Priority is education for two candidates for Senate and four for House.

October 16, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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District 4 candidates debate in Yuma

District 4 candidates debate in Yuma

Candidates for Arizona Senate and House discuss education and border issues

October 06, 2014 8:15 pm Photos

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Arizona governor signs legislation creating new child welfare agency

PHOENIX — State lawmakers voted today to scrap what has been Child Protective Services and replace it with an entirely new state agency.

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Fitz: Monday Headlines

Fitz: Monday Headlines

Limbaugh says Colbert is not funny. Rush knows funny. That’s why he’s still on AM radio, where America turns for hilarious satire when the Victophone stops working. Here are today's headlines:

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Bill allowing Tesla to sell cars directly to Arizonans advances

Bill allowing Tesla to sell cars directly to Arizonans advances

PHOENIX — Calling the approach and the product innovative, a Senate panel voted Wednesday to let Tesla Motors finally start selling their electric vehicles directly to Arizona consumers.

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Arizona Senate budget plan differs with Brewer over child-welfare funds

PHOENIX — Senate Republicans proposed a $9.2 billion spending plan for the state, notably with less money for child welfare than sought by Gov. Jan Brewer.

March 17, 2014 6:27 pmLoading…

Bill would create unpaid training for Arizona's jobless

A bill that would create a new kind of job-training program to help the unemployed get back to work faster is advancing in the Arizona Senate.

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How your Senator and Reps voted on SB1062

Here's how the Southern Arizona delegation voted on SB1062, the controversial bill that would allow discrimination against gays in the name of religious freedom.

February 24, 2014 10:06 amLoading…

What's it worth to you to keep an Arizona child safe?

The Legislature will have a full slate when it begins its new session Jan. 13.

January 05, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Arizona Senate OKs new rules on when divorced parent can move

The Senate voted 17-12, with all Democrats opposed, to impose new rules on when a divorced parent can move.

March 18, 2013 4:01 pmLoading…

GOP selects Biggs as Senate president

PHOENIX - A smaller Republican majority in the Arizona Senate ousted incumbent President Steve Pierce of Prescott on Friday, replacing him with Andy Biggs of Gilbert.

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Legislative District 9: Senate: Farley, Mott diverge on how to keep state's budget in check

The race for state Senate in the new District 9 features a three-term state representative versus a political up-and-comer in one of the state's most competitive districts.

October 14, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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