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State Capitol News
2:51 pm
Fri January 17, 2014

Lawmaker Putting Up a Fight to the State’s Medicaid Expansion

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A state lawmaker is proposing legislation he concedes has no chance of approval, but he believes is necessary to keep up the fight. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.

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State Capitol News
9:19 am
Fri January 17, 2014

Arizona Lawmakers Attempting Repeal of State Voting Law

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State lawmakers are moving to repeal major changes in voting laws made last year — and then reenacting at least some of them in a way to thwart a referendum drive. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.

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State Capitol News
9:16 am
Thu January 16, 2014

State Auto Insurance Coverage Increase in the Works

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Motorists may soon have to obtain — and pay for — more auto insurance. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.

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State Capitol News
4:07 pm
Tue January 14, 2014

State Lawmakers Debate Gift-Taking from Special Interests

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The next time state lawmakers want to see the Wildcats take on the Lumberjacks, they may have to buy their own tickets. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.

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State Capitol News
8:36 am
Mon January 13, 2014

State Legislature to Debate University Funding

Northern Arizona University's Mountain Campus
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A fight is brewing at the capitol over how much more money — if any — to give to the state’s three universities. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer reports.

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State Capitol News
10:27 am
Fri January 10, 2014

State Lawmaker Proposes Easing Panhandling Ban

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A state lawmaker is crafting what he hopes is a legal fix to the statewide ban on begging that was struck down last year as unconstitutional. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.

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State Capitol News
3:33 pm
Mon January 6, 2014

Lawmakers to Ask Voters for Repeal of Clean Elections

Some Republican lawmakers want to ask voters to repeal the Citizens Clean Elections system, but in a way that supporters contend is misleading. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer explains.

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State Capitol News
9:54 am
Mon January 6, 2014

Kavanagh To Attempt Fund Transfer from Childhood Education to CPS

Rep. John Kavanagh
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A veteran state lawmaker wants voters to siphon cash away from a program for early childhood development to instead help fund services for foster children and the families that care for them. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer reports.

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State Capitol News
5:27 am
Mon January 14, 2013

A Preview on the Upcoming Legislative Session

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The Arizona Legislature begins its new session today, .starting off with Governor Jan Brewer's State of the State Address.

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