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Stories with organization: Arizona State Legislature
  • Lawmaker wants testing for parents of drug-exposed babies 
    Updated: May-28-15 11:02 pm

    PHOENIX - An Arizona lawmaker on Thursday called for changes in state law to allow ongoing testing of parents whose babies are born exposed to drugs after a child who was returned to her parents died of apparent abuse.

  • Arizona House Democrat to challenge McCain for Senate 
    Updated: May-26-15 4:57 pm

    WASHINGTON - Democratic Arizona Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick said Tuesday she will challenge Republican John McCain for his Senate seat next year, launching an uphill bid to unseat the five-term senator in the GOP-leaning state.

  • Savings from Indiana energy-efficiency law could be small 
    Updated: May-10-15 11:25 am

    INDIANAPOLIS - A new law aimed at decreasing energy usage in Indiana might not save consumers money as advertised and could leave the state at risk of violating federal emissions rules, environmentalists say.

  • Dems, GOP ready to act if Supreme Court axes House districts story has photos
    Updated: May-09-15 3:14 am

    WASHINGTON - Vulnerable House incumbents are fattening their campaign accounts as the Supreme Court approaches a decision on a case that could force legislatures to reshape congressional districts in 13 states or more, perhaps in time for next year's elections.

  • Arizona lawmakers tell cities they can't ban plastic bags story has photos
    Updated: Apr-30-15 7:43 pm

    PHOENIX - Vexed by the litter caught in cactus and shrubs, one Arizona city banned plastic bags on Earth Day last year. Two others considered similar bans as part of a growing trend around the country to outlaw the single-use of plastic bags at checkout counters.