Opinions on Common Core, payday loan bill, bicycle safety, texting while driving.
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.
Letters on distracted driving, water resource meeting, homeless camp.
Tucson police say texting ban is too hard to enforce.
The Senate voted 18-12 Wednesday to kill Tucson Republican Sen. Al Melvin’s legislation forbidding Arizona from implementing the Common Core standards adopted by the National Governors Association.
PHOENIX — New drivers could lose their ability to operate a vehicle while chatting with or sending a message to their friends.
PHOENIX — Not everything lawmakers will face this session revolves around how to divide up the limited dollars available. They also will be taking up some matters of policy.
The Arizona Department of Public Safety recently announced its officers would be citing drivers for texting, encouraging them to go after inattentive motorists starting in January. This comes shortly after the growing problem of accidents caused by distracted drivers has come under intense scrutiny.
PHOENIX - The Arizona Senate has rejected an effort to create a statewide ban on texting while driving by amending an existing House bill.
PHOENIX - While guns and the budget are expected to be the main course for the state legislative session starting today, lawmakers have an extensive menu of side dishes likely to provoke debate.
State Sen.-elect Steve Farley said he will reintroduce legislation next year to ban texting while driving, despite repeated rejections in the House, noting that the rest of the country has finally caught up with his idea.
Always wear a seatbelt. Don't drink and drive.
PHOENIX - Calling it an unnecessary intrusion on individual rights, the state House voted narrowly Monday to kill legislation that would have imposed Arizona's first-ever statewide ban on texting while driving.
Can you put your phone down while you're driving, or do you need
a police officer to help you with that?