State Capitol News

Phoenix, AZ – Voters will be told when they go to the polls that it is already illegal for gays to marry in this state -- maybe. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer explains.

Phoenix, AZ – Two proposed ballot measures--including one which would have raised the state's sales tax to fund new roads and mass transit projects--are officially dead. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer explains.

Phoenix, AZ – A judge will decide whether voters need to be told up front how much payday lenders could charge if Proposition 200 is approved. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer reports.

Phoenix, AZ – It's only August. But Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer reports various groups already are spending big bucks to try to convince you to support their ballot measures.

Phoenix, AZ – A federal judge today permanently blocked local and state officials from prosecuting Flagstaff resident Dan Frazier for the anti-war T-shirts he is selling. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer reports.

Phoenix, AZ – Host Intro:

Three of the four Democrats running for state Corporation
Commission said today they believe Gov. Janet Napolitano cannot
enter into a regional agreement to cap greenhouse gases on her
own. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer reports.

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So what is a state lawmaker worth? Voters will get to decide. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer explains.

Phoenix, AZ – Governor Janet Napolitano vetoed two bills Monday aimed at easing laws on carrying concealed weapons. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer reports.

Phoenix, AZ – Backers of a plan to hike state sales taxes for new roads and transit improvements have filed their signatures to get the question on the November ballot. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer reports.

Phoenix, AZ – Voters are likely going to get a chance to do what lawmakers and a federal judges have so far rejected: dilute the state's new employer sanctions law. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer explains the initiative petitions which were filed today.

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