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Judge clears AG Tom Horne, aide, in campaign finance case

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A judge has cleared Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne and an aide of wrongdoing in a campaign finance case. More>>

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Gov. Brewer signs $9.2 billion state budget

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Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has signed the Legislature's $9.23 billion budget but has vetoed some line items. More>>

McCain, Flake write secretary of agriculture on wildfire threat

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U.S. Sens. John McCain, R-AZ, and Jeff Flake, R-AZ, are asking Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack to review Gov. Jan Brewer's requested change to some national forests in Arizona. More>>

Bennett is 1st to file for AZ governor's race

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Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett filed signatures and more than enough $5 contributions from voters on Thursday to qualify for the August Republican primary ballot if they are all confirmed. More>>

AZ Senate backs snap inspections of abortion clinics

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The Arizona Senate has given initial approval to a bill allowing surprise inspections of abortion clinics without a search warrant. More>>

Lawmaker benefits from tax credits he helped design

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Arizona state Sen. Steven Yarbrough is widely popular among advocates of school choice for his support for and sponsorship of laws that benefit the state's tuition tax credit program. More>>

Lawmaker hopes to change AZ conflict of interest law

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Arizona state Sen. Steve Gallardo is planning to introduce a bill that would make it illegal for state lawmakers to profit from laws they sponsor and help to pass. More>>

Arizona Senate considers latest budget deal from House

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The Arizona Legislature is entering the fourth week of budget talks in a standoff, with Senate President Andy Biggs still to decide if he'll take up the latest offer from the House. More>>

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RNC eliminates Phoenix as possible site for convention

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The Republican National Committee's site selection team eliminated Phoenix and Columbus, OH, this morning as potential sites for its 2016 convention. More>>

Senate passes skinnier budget amid veto threat

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Two Arizona Legislative leaders confirm that Gov. Jan Brewer is threatening to veto a state budget if it contains changes the Senate has now adopted. More>>

Senate now has to agree on $9.24B Arizona budget Video included

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The Arizona Senate must now wrangle with a state budget proposal adopted late Thursday by the House of Representatives that increased spending and made a host of other changes. More>>

Bill granting immunity for negligence passes

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An Arizona Senate committee has approved a bill that would grant the state immunity from lawsuits similar to those filed after last year's deadly Yarnell Hill Fire. More>>

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Senate committee approves Super Bowl bill

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An Arizona Senate committee has approved a bill that would reimburse the city of Glendale for public-safety costs associated with hosting next year's Super Bowl. More>>

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Former president Bill Clinton, ex-Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and their daughter Chelsea Clinton are hosting a student conference next week at Arizona State University. More>>

Arizona Senate to propose $9.2 billion budget

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Arizona Senate President Andy Biggs says he plans to introduce a $9.2 billion spending plan that trims about $150 million from Gov. Jan Brewer's proposal. More>>

Arizona bill would ban all union work on city dime

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An Arizona Senate committee has approved a bill that would ban cities and towns from paying employees for doing union work. More>>

Senate committee approves 5 pro-gun bills

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An Arizona Senate committee has approved five pro-gun bills that Republicans say are needed to protect 2nd Amendment rights. More>>

County board forms panel to pick Gallego successor

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The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors is creating a three-member panel to decide who will replace outgoing state Rep. Ruben Gallego of Phoenix as he attempts to win a U.S. congressional seat vacated by U.S. Rep. Ed Pastor. More>>

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Gov. Jan Brewer, who was appointed to fill the term of Janet Napolitano when she left to become Secretary of Homeland Security in 2009, said she will not seek another term. More>>

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Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer ended months of speculation and announced Wednesday she won't seek a third term in office. More>>

Sebelius: ObamaCare rollout delayed again Video included

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The delay will essentially allow insurers to keep offering individual health plans for the next two years that don't meet Obamacare's minimum coverage requirements. More>>

Arizona Senate kills ban on Common Core standards

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The Arizona Senate has killed a bill prohibiting the state from using a set of new educational standards adopted by most of the nation. More>>

Arizona House approves bill funding big events

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The Arizona House of Representatives has passed a bill that requires the state to reimburse the city of Glendale for some public safety expenses after next year's Super Bowl. More>>

House approves Yarnell Hill memorial site plan

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The Arizona House of Representatives has passed a bill setting aside $500,000 to create a memorial site honoring the 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots who died in the Yarnell Hill Fire last year. More>>

Arizona Senator says he is gay

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Veteran Arizona legislator Sen. Steve Gallardo has come out as gay. More>>

Arizona House OK limiting access to autopsy photos

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The Arizona House of Representatives has approved a bill that would ban the release of autopsy photos without a court order. More>>

Arizona House OKs abortion clinic inspection bill

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The Republican-controlled Arizona House of Representatives has approved a bill allowing surprise inspections at Arizona abortion clinics. More>>

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