Law & Government

Sanctuary city bills are ‘today’s SB1070,’ immigrant rights groups warn

Immigrant advocacy groups on Thursday called on Gov. Doug Ducey and lawmakers to stand down on efforts to strengthen the collaboration between law enforcement and immigration officials.

Elections officials, advocacy groups spar on early ballot signature bill

Arizona voters who forget to sign their early ballot envelopes might have their votes nullified, under new legislation approved Thursday by the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Trump: Biggs is ‘tough,’ Arizona ‘loves’ Lesko

President Donald Trump took a victory lap on Thursday, the day after the U.S. Senate voted to acquit him on articles of impeachment.

What does Trump’s acquittal mean for our nation’s future?

Our democracy is a fragile thing.If we’re not careful, it might just break.

Complaints against Cook allege bribery to benefit lobbyist, inappropriate relationship

A complaint that sparked an ethics probe into Rep. David Cook alleges he orchestrated a bribery scheme involving Pinal County Sheriff Mark Lamb to benefit a lobbyist he with whom he allegedly had a romantic relationship.

GOP proposal would cover pre-existing conditions if GOP lawsuit strikes down ACA

Republican lawmakers are hoping to ensure pre-existing conditions for Arizonans are still covered if they get their wish and a lawsuit against the landmark Affordable Care Act succeeds in striking down the 2010 law that has drastically cut the number of uninsured people nationwide.

Sinema votes to convict, McSally to acquit Trump in impeachment

The U.S. Senate on Wednesday acquitted Trump on charges that he abused his power by pressuring a foreign government to interfere in a U.S. presidential election and then obstructed a congressional investigation into his actions.

Tesla bill moves forward, amid concerns from aftermarket dealers

Legislation that would allow police to ticket Tesla drivers who attempt to circumvent safety features that are part of the cars’ self-driving mode moved forward Wednesday, despite concerns from aftermarket auto dealers who expressed concerns that the bill would tie their hands.

Bills seek more data privacy protection for Arizonans

Two bills being proposed in the Arizona legislature would add extra layers of data privacy protections for Arizonans, as well as give them the power to hold those who collect it accountable.

State of disunion: Arizona lawmakers react to Trump speech at tense time

Arizona Republicans said they left the address feeling empowered, while the state’s Democratic lawmakers used terms like “eerie” and “bizarre” to describe the version of America painted by Trump.
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