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A judge on Tuesday refused to block a new state law making it easier for opponents to challenge citizen initiatives, but she sidestepped a decision on whether the law violates the state Constitution.

A judge considering whether a new law tightening the legal standard for challenges to citizen initiatives meets constitutional muster is expected to issue a decision.

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Advocates for Arizona's initiative process hope to persuade a judge to block a new law making it easier to keep laws proposed by citizens from going to the ballot.

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A state law that the Libertarian Party contends was designed to keep its candidates off Arizona ballots has been upheld by a federal judge.

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The top prosecutor in Cochise County has cleared former Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne of a finding that he violated campaign finance laws during his 2010 campaign.

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