Law & Government

Ducey calls for tax cuts, return to classrooms in virtual State of the State speech

In an unprecedented State of the State address, given remotely for the first time in Arizona history, Gov. Doug Ducey pledged new — though vague — action to help Arizonans who are struggling economically and students who are struggling educationally as the COVID-19 pandemic wears on.

What COVID-19 restrictions are in place at the Capitol?

With COVID-19 precautions in place to restrict how the state legislature conducts business this session, the public will have limited ways in which it can weigh in on proposed legislation. 

Ducey to focus on economic recovery, pandemic in new legislative session

When the legislature convenes for the 2021 session, among Gov. Doug Ducey’s top priorities will be helping Arizona repair much of the damage that the COVID-19 pandemic wrought over the past year.

Old obstacles are gone but new ones may arise for criminal justice reform

The new legislature brings new opportunities for a criminal justice reform movement that’s stalled out at the Capitol over the past couple years — and perhaps some new obstacles, as well.

Our home was attacked Wednesday. It may never be the same.

WASHINGTON — Many of us in our working lives have places away from the office that feel like a second home. It could be a back room at a business, a warehouse, a barn, even the front seat of a car.

Congress certifies Biden as president after rioting mob is driven from the Capitol

WASHINGTON — After a day of insurrection and deadly violence at the U.S. Capitol, lawmakers reconvened Wednesday evening to resume certifying Electoral College votes declaring Joe Biden the winner of the November presidential election.

Some Dems urge another impeachment of Trump following insurrection at U.S. Capitol

WASHINGTON — Members of Congress and senators had not yet emerged from a Capitol lockdown caused by a mob of violent, rioting Trump supporters before key Democrats began calling for impeaching the president and consequences for politicians who egged on the violence.

U.S. Capitol evacuated after pro-Trump mobs storm inside in coup attempt

WASHINGTON — Protesters derailed the typically routine process of Congress certifying the presidential election results on Wednesday, with both chambers abruptly recessing after President Donald Trump’s supporters clashed with police and forced their way into the U.S. Capitol.

Dozens of GOP lawmakers to reject certifying Biden as president

WASHINGTON — The final step in a turmoil-filled 2020 presidential election is set for Wednesday, when Congress will certify election results showing that Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump. But a series of objections from...

Ted Cruz will object to certification of Arizona’s electoral votes

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz will object to the certification of Arizona’s 11 electoral votes on Wednesday, and he’ll be joined by at least two members of the state’s congressional delegation, despite a total lack of evidence of any fraud or malfeasance.
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