The far-right Patriot Party of Arizona has taken on a new form and new leadership, in the form of former GOP state Rep. John Fillmore, who is aiming to distance the group from its founders and reigniting an attempt to make it a full-fledged political party.
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‘Failure of Government’: AZ Moves to End Predatory Medicaid Fraud Targeting Indigenous People
The administration of former Gov. Doug Ducey was aware of the fraudulent tactics targeting Indigenous communities for years but did not make meaningful or lasting efforts to address them.
Kari Lake’s Lawyers Exhibit Inexperience with AZ Courts and Elections Laws
This is Lake’s second trial in the courtroom of Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Peter Thompson. Lake lost the first trial in December, appealed to the Arizona Supreme Court, which sent one of her 10 initial claims back to Thompson for further examination and upheld the dismissal of the other nine.
AI May Be on Its Way to Your Doctor’s Office, But It’s Not Ready to See Patients
What use could health care have for someone who makes things up, can’t keep a secret, doesn’t really know anything, and, when speaking, simply fills in the next word based on what’s come before?
This is a Jump-Ball Moment for the Future of Arizona Public Schools | Opinion
For the first time in 14 years, Democrats — led by Gov. Katie Hobbs — have the opportunity to pass a budget that delivers on their promises to 1.1 million Arizona public school students by pumping the brakes on the off-the-rails universal voucher program.
Hobbs Signs Bills to Shield Lawmaker Addresses, Regulate Inaugural Fundraising
The address protection bill will give lawmakers the option to ask a court to restrict public access to records that contain personal information about them, including their home addresses.
Arizona Funds Research into ‘Magic Mushrooms’ to Treat PTSD and Depression
Arizona is headed toward funding the first controlled clinical trials for whole mushroom psilocybin, or “magic mushrooms,” to treat an array of health issues, including post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety and depression.
The Arizona Department of Education Doesn’t Want to Protect Students from Discrimination | Opinion
State-funded hate has no place in our great state. Yet, that’s exactly what the Empowerment Scholarship Account voucher program continues to prop up.
Arizona AG Kris Mayes Joins 22 Other States to Defend Mifepristone
As legal battles continue over the FDA approval of abortion drug mifepristone, Arizona and nearly two dozen Democrat-led states urged the court to preserve access to the medication.
Legislators Want the Option to Make Their Addresses Private
A bill that would allow public officials to hide their addresses from constituents is on its way to the desk of Gov. Katie Hobbs after garnering bipartisan support in both the Arizona state House and Senate.