Gov. Ducey calls for unity during State Of The State address

Gov. Ducey calls for unity during State Of The State address

By SoAzNewsX During his State of the State address Monday, Governor Doug Ducey called on state leaders to come together to advance common policy goals. Whether it’s the opioid epidemic, increasing education funding, helping our most vulnerable citizens, protecting public safety, expanding economic opportunity, or securing Arizona’s water future – the governor invited legislators to join him […]

Ackerley wants to retake former LD2 House seat

Ackerley wants to retake former LD2 House seat

By SoAzNewsX Former Republican Arizona Rep. Chris Ackerley is moving toward retaking his old District 2 seat in the Arizona Legislature. He’s filed paperwork to seek election to the seat he lost in to Democrat Daniel Hernandez in 2016. He was first elected to the state Legislature in 2014 in Legislative District 2, which spans […]

Arizona first state to allow pharmaceutical companies to legally communicate off-label treatment uses to medical professionals

Arizona first state to allow pharmaceutical companies to legally communicate off-label treatment uses to medical professionals

By SoAzNewsX Imagine a pharmaceutical company executive being charged with a crime simply for telling a doctor about a legal, alternative use for an approved drug. It may sound far-fetched, but current law makes it illegal for drug companies to discuss safe, effective alternative uses for approved prescription drugs with medical professionals. This keeps potential […]

Legislation seeks to improve Arizona’s GDL law

Legislation seeks to improve Arizona’s GDL law

From Arizona AAA AAA is supporting a new bill that aims to strengthen Arizona’s Graduated Driver License Law (GDL). The bill, being read yesterday by the Senate Committee on Transportation, marks the sixth year that the advocacy organization will support this measure. Sponsored by Sen. Karen Fann (R), SB 1080 would prohibit teens from using wireless […]

Bills in AZ Legislature regarding firearms

Bills in AZ Legislature regarding firearms

The 2017 Arizona Legislative session officially convened on Monday, January 9.  Over 400 bills have already been filed in the first week of the session.  Legislators have only a few more weeks to file their proposed legislation.  The final day for Senators to file bills is Monday, January 30.  For the House the final deadline […]

SoAzNewsX candidate endorsements for local office

SoAzNewsX candidate endorsements for local office

By SoAzNewsX When casting your 2016 ballot for the Arizona Legislature and Pima County offices, we want you to consider our choices for office: COUNTYWIDE Three Republican deserve your support: SHERIFF – MARK NAPIER Enough said – the local media actually picked up on this, and a STAR reporter actually did a decent job. Congrats to […]

McSally remembers Ann Day on House floor

McSally remembers Ann Day on House floor

By SoAzNewsX U.S. Representative Martha McSally today spoke on the House floor in remembrance of Ann Day, a former Pima County Supervisor and Arizona State Senator who died in a car accident last weekend. A memorial for Ann Day was held this past weekend. —

Photo enforcement industry dream bill introduced in Arizona

Photo enforcement industry dream bill introduced in Arizona

By SoAzNewsX WHAT ARE YOU PEOPLE THINKING/DRINKING ???? These are Republicans who claim “conservative” credentials introducing this police state crap? ED A group of eleven Arizona state lawmakers wants to see a dramatic expansion in the use of photo radar, school bus cameras and red light cameras. The mostly Republican representatives introduced a measure that […]