Arizona

By Howard Fischer
Capitol Media Services
PHOENIX -- A Senate panel took the first steps Tuesday to reversing a policy that denies in-state tuition to "dreamers'' at state universities and community colleges.

By Howard Fischer
Capitol Media Services
PHOENIX -- In what appears to be a bit of political payback, a Republican senator on Tuesday led a successful bid to try to undo the massive expansion of the voucher program in Arizona just a day after it was approved.

By Howard Fischer
Capitol Media Services
PHOENIX -- Saying parents need more control, a Senate panel voted late Tuesday to change sex education in Arizona schools into an opt-in only situation and outlaw any form of it outright before the fifth grade.

Victor Calderón/KAWC

By Howard Fischer
Capitol Media Services
PHOENIX -- A House panel voted Monday to give police more options to arrest people at demonstrationsm approving legislation that foes contend will be used to target minorities.
HB 2309 would create a new crime of "violent or disorderly assembly.''

COURTESY Y LINE PRODUCT DESIGN

By Howard Fischer
Capitol Media Services
PHOENIX -- State lawmakers are moving to ensure that all eggs sold in Arizona come from cage-free hens.

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