State Capitol News

Gov. Brewer Asks Court to Block Dreamer Licenses

Sep 3, 2014
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Attorneys for Gov. Jan Brewer want federal appellate judges to reject a plea to force her to start issuing licenses right now to dreamers. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

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Attorney General Tom Horne on Tuesday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to rule that state lawmakers can legally restrict the right of women to a medication abortion if they have justification to do so — and other options remain. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

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The first congressional district now has a Republican candidate. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

Tucson Police’s Sweep of Cell Phone Data Challenged

Sep 1, 2014
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A lawsuit playing out in Tucson could determine how much people get to know about how police in the state use devices to track cell-phone users. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.

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State health officials are being sued over a provision in the voter-approved Medical Marijuana Act that bars those who live within 25 miles of a dispensary from growing their own plants. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

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Claiming illegal political motives, attorneys for Republicans are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to void the lines drawn by the Independent Redistricting Commission for the state’s 30 legislative districts. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

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Republicans are making the cost of attending college in the state an issue in the governor’s race. But, as Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports, the issue is more complex than the pure dollar figures.

Ducey Wins Republican Primary for Governor

Aug 27, 2014
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He wasn’t Jan Brewer's first choice. But, Doug Ducey walked away Tuesday with the Republican nomination for governor. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

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Gov. Jan Brewer will get a chance to stop some Republicans from trying to undermine the financing for her expansion of the state’s Medicaid program. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.

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Governor Jan Brewer had one word today when she cast her ballot for the amount of personal cash and dark money in this year’s Republican primary: Astounding. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

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