State senators voted along party lines this afternoon to allow businesses to claim religious rights to refuse to serve gays — and against extending civil rights laws to gays. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.
Students who speak mostly Navajo will receive a boost in English-language instruction. As Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, the changes bring the Ganado Unified School District into compliance with federal law.
A bill funding a memorial site honoring the 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots who died last year’s Yarnell Hill Fire has been passed by a committee in the Arizona House. As Arizona Public Radio’s Parker Olson reports, the representatives also created a committee to oversee the project.
Sen. Bob Worsley said this box of radar and infrared cameras — and 29 of them just like it — will help Arizona determine if the federal government is living up to its promise to secure the border. However, that will cost state taxpayers $30 million.
Credit Capitol Media Services photo by Howard Fischer
After two-and-a-half years, Planned Parenthood will again offer medication abortions in Flagstaff. As Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, the reinstatement comes as the state legislature further restricts abortions in the state.