State Capitol News

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.

Spending Surges in Arizona Gubernatorial Primary

Aug 26, 2014
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Voters finally get their say today in what is likely the most expensive Republican gubernatorial primary in state history. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

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Election day is Tuesday. But there are still many early ballots out there that haven’t been turned in. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains how to get them counted.

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A marijuana advocacy group is challenging limits imposed by state Health Director Will Humble on how and when patients with post-traumatic stress disorder can legally use the drug. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

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