State-funded hate has no place in our great state. Yet, that’s exactly what the Empowerment Scholarship Account voucher program continues to prop up.
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Arizona AG Kris Mayes Joins 22 Other States to Defend Mifepristone
As legal battles continue over the FDA approval of abortion drug mifepristone, Arizona and nearly two dozen Democrat-led states urged the court to preserve access to the medication.
Legislators Want the Option to Make Their Addresses Private
A bill that would allow public officials to hide their addresses from constituents is on its way to the desk of Gov. Katie Hobbs after garnering bipartisan support in both the Arizona state House and Senate.
Facing a Housing Crisis, Arizona Lawmakers Propose Overriding City Control
Arizona is short more than 200,000 homes to match demand and lawmakers think they can fix that by gutting local zoning regulations, a strategy that has drawn heated opposition from cities across the state.
Recreational Cannabis Sales Still Smoking the Medical Market in 2023
After nearly $1.5 billion in sales in 2022, Arizona’s cannabis market continues to be robust in the first months of 2023, driven by a growing recreational market.
Bill Extending AZ School for the Deaf and Blind Operations for Four Years Goes to Hobbs
The Arizona House of Representatives approved a bill Wednesday that will extend operations of the Arizona School for the Deaf and Blind for four years, the culmination of an unexpected battle over the fate of the school in the state Senate.
Arizona Unemployment Rate Hits 3.5 Percent
Arizona’s March state unemployment rate was 3.5 percent, a 0.2 percent drop from February.
Report: Hospitals Struggle Amid Mounting Financial Pressure
A new report sheds light on what it calls the “mounting financial pressures” hospitals in Arizona and across the country are facing; pressures it said ultimately affect access to care.
Trans Student Athletes Sue to Stop Arizona’s Sports Ban
Two Arizona girls are suing to strike down the state’s trans athlete ban, arguing that it unfairly discriminates against them and violates federal equal protection laws.
Horne, GOP Lawmakers Call for More Police on Campuses as Gun Violence in Schools Surges
Flanked by GOP lawmakers, Arizona Superintendent Tom Horne urged schools across the state to add school resource officers to their staff, calling them a critical defense in a time when the country is roiling from an unprecedented surge in mass shootings.