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Ducey signs HB 2494 allowing hot car rescues of kids and pets

Governor Doug Ducey has signed HB 2494 that allows people to rescue kids and pets from hot cars. Republican Sen. John Kavanagh revived the bill after it failed to get a House committee hearing. “A few minutes is all it takes for a child or pet left in a hot car to die of heat […]

Stripped-down contractor bill signed into law by Gov. Doug Ducey

Gov. Doug Ducey has signed a stripped-down contractor bill his administration sought that originally eliminated consumer protections designed to protect homeowners from fly-by-night pool contractors.   The final version repeals a 2008 law requiring the state contractor oversight agency to suspend a remodeling and repair contractor’s license if they don’t have workers’ compensation insurance. This […]

Time’s running out for to claim millions in old tax refunds

Arizonans have until Tuesday to claim close to $25 million in tax refunds left on the table from the 2013 tax season, part of more than $1 billion nationally in unclaimed refunds from that year. <br /> <i>-Cronkite News video by Tyler Fingert</i><br />   “The tax deadline is pretty much right around the corner,” […]

Arizonans complain about medical debt collectors

Unwelcome house calls from medical debt collectors. Arizonans have filed 439 complaints with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau about medical debt collectors since the bureau started tracking complaints in 2013, the 11th-highest rate in the nation, according to a new report. The report by the U.S. Public Interest Research Group Education Fund said the almost […]

Costs to attend state universities will increase

Tuition and some fees at Arizona’s public universities will be going up. Increases approved by the Board of Regents mean tuition and fees for undergraduate Arizona residents will go up by 1.4 percent at Arizona State University, 3.9 percent at the University of Arizona and 2.7 percent at Northern Arizona University’s Flagstaff campus. There’s also […]

U.S. Marshals Service Arrests 148 Fugitives During “Operation Justice”

U.S. Marshals Service arrests 148 fugitives in tenth annual “Operation Justice.” The U.S. Marshals Service arrested 148 fugitives in its tenth annual “Operation Justice,” metro-wide, fugitive round-up targeting violent fugitives wanted for higher level felony crimes. Operation Justice 2017 took place from March 28 to March 30, and focused on targeting fugitives who had committed […]

Law Adding Rules For Born Alive Abortions Signed By Gov. Ducey

Gov. Ducey signs law adding rules for born alive abortions Gov. Doug Ducey has signed legislation that will oblige doctors who perform abortions to try to revive fetuses that show any signs of life and to have the needed equipment on hand.   The Legislature’s approval of the bill came after another anti-abortion group released […]

You Better know The Arizona DUI Laws Before The Final 4 Parties

With the NCAA Men’s Final 4 hitting Phoenix parties are bound to be plentiful but are you aware of what happens if you over celebrate or drown your sorrows to excess? Beer, wine and liquor fuel the fun, but will cost you if you decide to drive drunk (or buzzed like the commercials say.) This […]

License-Plate Covers Made To Beat Photo Radar Banned By New Arizona Law

New Arizona Law Bans Obscuring License-Plate Covers Designed to Beat Photo Radar. Clear plastic license-plate covers that make a license plate difficult to read at certain angles have just become officially illegal in Arizona. For people using the covers, that may mean their vehicles will be more susceptible to photo-enforcement citations. On Tuesday, Governor Doug […]

Arizona Vanity License Plates That May Not Shock You

Arizona Vanity License Plates have been used to show the love of a spouse, pet, team, college and a growing popularity of the obscene.   After looking at the slideshow above do you wonder what people are thinking that they would want these vanity plates on their cars? We were. We were actually able to […]

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