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Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has signed the second of three proposals pushed by the state's top business group that together amount to a major tightening of laws overseeing citizen initiatives.

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has signed legislation opponents say will make it tougher to get citizen initiatives on the ballot, but Republican supporters say will reduce fraud in signature gathering.

The Arizona Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected a challenge brought by business groups to a minimum wage increase approved by voters in the November election.

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Arizona Supreme Court justices weighing a challenge to a voter-approved increase in the minimum wage appeared to question Thursday how they could overturn the measure and still leave intact citizens' right to pass laws that's been in place since statehood.

 

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The Arizona Supreme Court is set to hear a challenge to a minimum wage boost approved by voters.

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