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AZ Senate Passes Bill to Cut Unemployment Benefits
Senate Republicans want to slash the number of weeks an individual can receive unemployment payments and tie the length of benefit availability to the unemployment rate, but critics say that even if jobs are plentiful, it can still be a long process to find a good one.
Critics Say Arizona Book Ban Bill Could Marginalize Trans Kids
Republican lawmakers say there’s no place for sexual books in schools, but critics of a law proposed in the Arizona Senate argue that the bill could lead to the marginalization of transgender and gender fluid students.
Arizonans Spent More Than $1.4 Billion on Marijuana in 2022, Driven by Recreational Sales
Total Arizona marijuana sales in 2022 mirrored the total from 2021, the first year of the legal adult use market, but the paths that each year reached $1.4 billion in sales were strikingly different.
Arizona-Based Sheriff Group Promotes Members with Ties To White Nationalism
The Arizona-based Constitutional Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association is elevating some of its most controversial members into formal leadership positions.
Advocates, Teachers Call on Lawmakers To Fix School Spending Limit
Herlinda Calderon ferried her two kids to the Arizona Capitol on a school day to ask lawmakers for their help ensuring they have a classroom in the future.
Amid Staffing Shortages, Republicans Mull Mandating Police Response Times
Lawmakers on Wednesday waived a school spending limit that would have forced schools to cut $1.4 billion from their budgets next month, amid vehement resistance from some Republicans.
Senate Republicans Pass ‘Skinny Budget’ That Hobbs Will Veto
Senate Republicans passed a “skinny budget” Wednesday afternoon that merely extends much of the $18 billion budget passed last year for another 12 months, despite Gov. Katie Hobbs saying that she intends to veto it if it reaches her desk.
Arizona Considers a Doomed GOP Bathroom Bill, Advocates Warn of Harm from Continued Anti-Trans Rhetoric
Being able to use the right bathroom then seemed like a hopeless wish, and for years he made the trek across campus to use the one in the nurse’s office.
Bipartisan Bill to Help Mobile Home Park Residents Advances
As mobile homes continue to be displaced by development, a bipartisan bill aims to increase funding to a program to provide relief to those impacted.