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Republicans rebel against mask requirement in House chamber

Republicans are rebelling against the requirement that they wear a mask on the House floor, stoking tensions with majority Democrats who are refusing to change the rules following updated guidance from federal health officials. Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., led an effort Wednesday to get the Office of the Attending Physician to update its guidance

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Governor Ducey Signs Legislation To Protect Arizona Drivers With Outstanding Fines

Legislation Ends Drivers License Suspensions For Outstanding Traffic Ticket Fines Governor Doug Ducey today signed legislation to ensure Arizonans won’t have their drivers license suspended if they can’t afford to pay for traffic fines or fees. “Taking away an Arizonan’s drivers license when they can’t pay for a traffic ticket just doesn’t make sense,” said

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Oregon 1st state to decriminalize possession of drugs

Police in Oregon can no longer arrest someone for possession of small amounts of heroin, methamphetamine, LSD, oxycodone and other drugs as a ballot measure that decriminalized them took effect on Monday. Instead, those found in possession would face a $100 fine or a health assessment that could lead to addiction counseling. Backers of the

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