State Capitol News

Phoenix, AZ – The House voted Tuesday to permanently repeal the only statewide
property tax. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer reports.

Phoenix, AZ – The state's retirement systems are going to have to get rid of
any investments they have in companies that do certain kinds of
business in Sudan -- unless it costs too much. Arizona Public
Radio's Howard Fischer explains.

Phoenix, AZ – The lawyer for state lawmakers is due in court today to explain to a federal judge why his clients need more time to comply with his English Language Learners order. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer explains.

Phoenix, AZ – State school superintendents want a reprieve from new
requirements on how they teach English, even if it has to come
from a federal judge. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer
explains.

Phoenix, AZ – Some state lawmakers want to make the ability to hunt and fish a
constitutional right. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer
explains why.


National Rifle Association board member Todd Rathner told members
of a House panel Wednesday hunting is under attack.

Phoenix, AZ – The House Health Committee voted Wednesday to bar nurse
practitioners from performing surgical abortions. Arizona Public
Radio's Howard Fischer reports.

Phoenix, AZ – Unable to negotiate a deal so far with Democrats, legislative
Republicans on Thursday pushed through their own partial version
of a new budget. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer reports on
what it does -- and does not -- do.

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The question of who is entitled to public benefits is headed back
to court. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer explains.

Phoenix, AZ – A federal appeals court refused today to bar prosecutors from
enforcing the state's new employer sanctions law while they hear
arguments on its legality. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer
reports.

Phoenix, AZ – Host Intro:

Governor Janet Napolitano says Congressman Rick Renzi should quit -- and soon. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer reports.


The governor said the issue comes down to whether Renzi can do
his job.

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