State Capitol News

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.

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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.

Phoenix, AZ – The state moved a step closer Monday to letting students and
staff at state universities carry weapons. Arizona Public Radio's
Howard Fischer explains.

Phoenix, AZ – Under pressure from state lawmakers, Governor Janet Napolitano
ordered a freeze on most state hiring. Arizona Public Radio's
Howard Fischer reports.

Phoenix, AZ – The only Arizona governor ever to have been impeached, convicted
and ejected from office, died late Thursday. Arizona Public
Radio's Howard Fischer reports.

Phoenix, AZ – The House of Representatives voted Wednesday to immediately
freeze virtually all new hiring in state and university
government. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer reports that
sets the stage for a showdown with Gov. Janet Napolitano.

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