Arizona House of Representatives

By Howard Fischer
Capitol Media Services
PHOENIX -- A House panel agreed to add ``anti-Semitism'' to what is considered a hate crime amid questions of exactly what that includes -- and what that change in state law would mean to those who are accused.

JARED DORT / ARIZONA WESTERN COLLEGE PHOTOGRAPHY SERVICES

By Howard Fischer
Capitol Media Services
PHOENIX -- State lawmakers are looking to let students wear items of "cultural significance'' to their graduation ceremonies.

Capitol Media Services photo by Howard Fischer

By Howard Fischer
Capitol Media Services
PHOENIX -- State lawmakers took the first steps Wednesday to further reduce state revenues in the name of providing more incentives for Arizonans to donate to charity.

Craig Fry / Arizona Western College

By Howard Fischer - Capitol Media Services

PHOENIX -- Claiming voters intended higher minimum wages only for families, Republicans in the state House voted Wednesday to allow employers to pay less to some people younger than 22.

Judge Rules Shooter has No Legal Right to House Notes

Dec 18, 2018

PHOENIX -- Former state Rep. Don Shooter has no legal right to the notes and interviews of investigators whose report led his colleagues to eject him from the House of Representatives.

In an extensive ruling Monday, Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Bruce Cohen said the work of the two attorneys hired by House Speaker J.D. Mesnard is protected by attorney-client privilege. And Cohen said that Mesnard did not waive that privilege when he released the final 82-page report or even provide the public with some additional documents.

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