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Arizona DUI Arrests Down In 2013
The Governor’s Office of Highway Safety said DUI arrests fell statewide for the first time since 2004.
Jan. 6, 2014
Clean Elections Program
Some Arizona legislators said they will try again to negate public campaign financing.
Jan. 6, 2014
EPA To Decide Fate Of Navajo Generating Station
Monday is the last day of public input before the Environmental Protection Agency decides the fate of the west’s largest coal-fired power plant.
Jan. 6, 2014
Covered California Introduces Spanish-Language Affordable Care Act Forms
Two months after it opened for business, California's online health insurance exchange has introduced a Spanish-language enrollment form. Covered California officials hope the form will encourage more Spanish speakers to apply for coverage.
Jan. 6, 2014
Kavanaugh Wants To Redirect Early Childhood Funds To CPS
A veteran state lawmaker is hoping to siphon money away from a program for early childhood development to help foster families and reduce the backlog at Child Protective Services.
Jan. 6, 2014
Rep. Salmon Opposes Jobless Benefits Extension
Congress returns to work Monday and the two major parties have widely different agendas for the New Year.
Jan. 6, 2014
Napolitano To Be Part Of US Olympic Delegation
Former Arizona Governor and Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano will be part of the United States delegation to the Winter Olympics in Sochi next month.
Jan. 6, 2014
Lawmaker Wants Arizona Pastors Protected From Performing Same-Sex Marriages
A state lawmaker who is also a pastor has unveiled legislation designed to protect himself and other religious leaders from being forced to perform same-sex marriages.
Jan. 6, 2014
Is Legal Recreational Pot Coming To Arizona?
Phoenix Democratic Representative Ruben Gallego is proposing legalization of recreational pot in what he says is an effort to take a bite out of crime.
Jan. 6, 2014
Paid Family Leave Bill Gets Strong Backing
A former State Department official and current high-powered investment banker is adding his voice to those calling for legislation that would create paid leave for the parents of newborn children or those caring for ill family members.
Jan. 6, 2014
Lopez Turns In Legislature Resignation
Tucson Democrat Linda Lopez is making good on her planned exit from the Arizona Senate. She has submitted a resignation letter.
Jan. 6, 2014
Alternative Boy Scout Organization Is Growing
Jan. 1 marked the change of Boy Scout Policy to allow openly gay members. Some scouts unhappy with the change started an alternative organization called Trail Life USA.
Jan. 4, 2014
Preparing For Our Digital Afterlife
Our lives have become more digital, between email, social media accounts, sharing photos and any number of other things, but what happens to all of that when we die?
Jan. 3, 2014
Trio Of Golden Eagles Released Near Mayer
Three golden eagles were released into the wild near Prescott Friday morning.
Jan. 3, 2014
Phoenix City Council Welcomes New Members
Flipping the calendar to 2014 also means the work of some of Arizona’s elected officials is getting restarted.
Jan. 3, 2014
Did You Know: Arizona Symbols
What comes to mind when you think about Arizona? The hot weather, cactus and citrus, but there is more to Arizona.
Jan. 3, 2014
Petrified Forest Expands,
One of Arizona’s national parks is getting bigger. Petrified Forest National Park is adding more than 4,200 acres.
Jan. 3, 2014
Expectations For Budget Proposal
Gov. Jan Brewer is expected to release her budget proposal for the upcoming fiscal year in two weeks.
Jan. 3, 2014
Judge Ruling On Border Laptop Seizures Creates Different Rules Across the Country
The American Civil Liberties Union is considering an appeal after a federal judge threw out a lawsuit that tried to stop America’s port inspectors from seizing laptops at the nation’s borders without good reason to do so.
Jan. 3, 2014
Babeu: Highway Funds Need To Be Used For Highway Improvements
Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu is calling on Arizona lawmakers to stop diverting money from the Highway User Revenue Fund to the Department of Public Safety, so the counties can use the money for its intended purpose.
Jan. 3, 2014

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