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By Howard Fischer
Capitol Media Services

PHOENIX -- The attorney for the city of Tucson is arguing that state legislators acted illegally in trying to tell the state's 19 charter cities when they can have their elections.

By Howard Fischer
Capitol Media Services

PHOENIX -- Some lawmakers say it's time to revisit Arizona laws that give the governor broad powers in cases of emergency.

Capitol Media Services 2020 file photo by Howard Fischer

By Howard Fischer
Capitol Media Services

PHOENIX -- Secretary of State Katie Hobbs is urging the U.S. Supreme Court to spurn a request by Attorney General Mark Brnovich to defend Arizona's ban on "ballot harvesting.''

By Howard Fischer
Capitol Media Services

PHOENIX -- A measure that may be headed for the ballot asks Arizona voters if they're ready to overturn some mandatory sentencing laws adopted decades ago.

The initiative, if approved in November, would carve an exception into laws that limit the discretion that judges have in deciding how long someone should be imprisoned.
Those minimum and maximum ranges would remain in state law.

By Howard Fischer
Capitol Media Services

PHOENIX -- Arizona voters could get to decide on some major changes in health care policies and new mandates on hospitals even as the state continues to grapple with COVID-19.

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