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Arizona taxi companies that also operate ride-hailing services won a major concession Tuesday on insurance in a bill overhauling regulations for firms such as Uber and Lyft.
April 01, 2015
A state senator says one of Gov. Doug Ducey's appointees to the state Board of Education won't get an immediate confirmation hearing and that the rest of his first year in office will serve as a "test drive."
April 01, 2015
The legislation is being pushed by retailers, grocers and restaurants. They fear the efforts in places like Tempe and Flagstaff to follow the lead of Bisbee, which put a nickel-a-bag fee on single-use sacks.
April 01, 2015
Arizona emergency management officials are launching a publicity campaign urging homeowners and business owners to do what they can to reduce the threat of wildfires.
April 01, 2015
The 2-year-old son of Colorado Rockies pitcher John Axford is in stable condition a week after getting bitten twice by a rattlesnake in North Scottsdale.
April 01, 2015
GoDaddy shares are jumping in their market debut after the Web hosting company known for racy TV commercials priced its initial public offering above expectations.
April 01, 2015
The Phoenix City Council approved a 2 percent tax in 2010 as the city faced a $277 million budget shortfall. In 2014 lawmakers reduced that to 1 percent.
April 01, 2015
Starting today, the Navajo Nation will be the first in the country to impose a tax on chips, cookies, soda and all junk food. The tribe is attempting to curb high rates of obesity, diabetes and heart disease.
April 01, 2015
Will Humble has been appointed division director for health policy and evaluation at the Center for Population Science and Discovery at Arizona Health Sciences Center.
April 01, 2015
A federal court ruled Monday in favor of Indian families saying South Dakota violated the Indian Child Welfare Act when it didn’t allow families their day in court. This case could affect similar cases throughout the United States.
March 31, 2015
Ever since Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio admitted he committed contempt by violating a judge’s orders in a racial profiling case, it’s raised questions over whether county taxpayers will have to pay the sheriff’s potential fines. It's not the only lawsuit against the sheriff that could result in more liability for the county.
March 31, 2015
Governor Doug Ducey has signed a bill that limits insurance coverage of abortion procedures.
March 31, 2015
An Arizona pediatrician who was once the subject of an FBI manhunt was sentenced to federal prison Monday. He evaded capture for nearly four years.
March 31, 2015
On Tuesday night, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed a bill increasing the production cap for state microbreweries.
March 31, 2015
Central Arizona Shelter Services has housed its last occupants at its overflow building near 12th Avenue and Madison in Phoenix.
March 31, 2015
A former police chief who served the twin towns of Colorado City, Arizona, and Hildale, Utah, said the community has always been a theocracy.
March 31, 2015
Old cars that have little resale value in the U.S. are being towed in caravans that begin in California, Arizona and Texas. The vehicles are fixed up there and sold across Central America. The process represents a small but sustainable economy in one particularly impoverished section of Guatemala.
March 31, 2015
The Arizona Senate has given initial approval to a revision of a 2014 law barring so-called "revenge porn."
March 31, 2015
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has vetoed a bill that would have banned law enforcement agencies from establishing traffic ticket quotas for their officers.
March 31, 2015
Proposed revisions to Arizona's standards for arts education in public schools are up for public review.
March 31, 2015

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