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Tag: Arizona

Arizona abortion rights face crucial test as Governor Hobbs repeals century-old...

This legislative change, which has been long sought by advocates, sets the stage for a November ballot measure that could further secure abortion rights in Arizona.

Arizona grand jury charges Trump aides and state Republicans in attempt...

High-profile indictments spotlight a significant legal crackdown on the orchestrated attempt to overturn President Joe Biden's 2020 election victory in Arizona.

Arizona’s judicial shift: 1864 Abortion ban reinstated amidst contentious political climate

Is the reinstatement of the 1864 law in Arizona emblematic of a broader national trend toward restricting abortion access, a movement emboldened by the Supreme Court's Dobbs decision?

Phoenix enacts landmark heat safety ordinance for outdoor workers amid rising...

A unanimous decision by the Phoenix City Council has led to the adoption of an ordinance mandating essential heat safety measures.

Arizona Sen. Krysten Sinema leaves Democratic party

Sinema intends to continue to caucus with Democrats and keep her committee assignments.

‘Catastrophic’: Arizona judge allows 1864 abortion ban to go into effect

"No archaic law should dictate our reproductive freedom," said one rights advocate.

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Back in the day, nonviolent people power was the only answer to governmental inertia in radically improving U.S. democracy.

Arizona to use people in prison to fight its wildfires, pay...

Incarcerated people clearing brush, in temperatures that hit 115°F in Phoenix for six days in a row last week, will make $1.00 per hour.

Supreme Court weighs voting rights in a pivotal Arizona case

The case considers two Arizona laws that place limits on how and when Arizonans can vote.

Trump admin is rushing to mine sacred tribal land in Arizona

“Our preservation laws are not set up to prevent this level of loss. It weighs heavily on me.”

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Shooting at Trump rally sparks blame game as Progressives condemn GOP accusations against Biden

Political violence at Trump rally ignites accusations and calls for unity.

FDA bans brominated vegetable oil in food because of concerns about chemical’s health harms

Due to the chemical's health hazards such as harmful effects on the nervous system, the agency said the food additive is no longer safe for food use.

Tariffs don’t protect jobs. Don’t be fooled.

When employees have become their own employers, they will make the quantities and qualities of a society’s jobs a key policy objective rather than a side-effect of policies focused elsewhere.

IRS reclaims over $1 billion from wealthy tax evaders in under a year

New IRS funding from the Inflation Reduction Act targets wealthy tax dodgers, reclaiming over $1 billion in unpaid taxes.

Only a despot-friendly Supreme Court, instead of reigning in WH crimes, opens the gates

The right’s ferocious war on the Constitution has now super-powered the executive, leaving Congress, the judiciary, regulators, and ordinary, law-abiding citizens in the lurch.