State Capitol News

Forest Service Seeks Bids To Thin Dense Stands Of Trees

Sep 17, 2019
gohunt.com

The U.S. Forest Service is seeking proposals to remove dense stands of trees in a wide swath of Arizona to help prevent wildfires.

Mark Henle/The Arizona Republic via AP, Pool, File

The first state lawmaker in the United States to be expelled for sexual misconduct since the #MeToo movement began is no longer gravely ill after suffering an intestinal blockage that caused his organs to start failing.

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An appeal of whether the Arizona Legislature violated the state Constitution in 2016 by forbidding local governments from regulating employees' non-wage benefits is still pending.

corrections.az.gov

Attorneys challenging the quality of health care in Arizona prisons are seeking another round of contempt-of-court fines against the state for failing to file monthly reports documenting its noncompliance with a legal settlement that requires improvements to inmate care.

J. Scott Applewhite/AP

The U.S. Supreme Court has added five new cases to their merits docket for next term, including the death penalty case of an Arizona man convicted of killing two people 28 years ago.

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