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The Arizona Senate has rejected legislation that would have allowed concealed-weapons permit holders to carry guns in many public buildings.

 

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The speaker of the Arizona House says he won't hear a bill that makes participating in or helping organize a protest that turns into a riot an offense that could lead to criminal racketeering charges.

The Arizona Senate has given initial approval to a proposal that would allow concealed-carry permit holders to carry guns into many public buildings.

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The state Senate passed a bill Wednesday that would make it a crime to organize a protest that turns violent. Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, Republican lawmakers say enhanced measures are needed. 


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An Arizona House committee has advanced legislation providing state funding for a memorial commemorating the victims and survivors of the shooting that targeted former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords.

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