Arizona Legislature

A judge considering whether a new law tightening the legal standard for challenges to citizen initiatives meets constitutional muster is expected to issue a decision.

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Advocates for Arizona's initiative process hope to persuade a judge to block a new law making it easier to keep laws proposed by citizens from going to the ballot.

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A group of Arizona House lawmakers is launching an effort aimed at cutting the soaring costs of police and fire pensions.

The Arizona Republic

Arizona House of Representatives members will see tightened oversight of their travel expenses but will also be able to charge the state mileage for travel around their districts under a new policy.

Arizona saw a big increase in overdose deaths last year as the opioid epidemic showed no signs of relenting.

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