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Culture
Republicans respond to Hobbs’ State of the State address; hit back on border, education

(The Center Square) – Republican leadership in the Arizona State Legislature critiqued Democratic Gov. Katie Hobbs’ State of the State address on Monday afternoon. House Speaker Ben Toma and Senate… Read More

January 10, 2024
Culture
Governor Hobbs, county attorneys at odds over abortion executive order

(The Center Square) – County attorneys in Arizona are at odds with Gov. Katie Hobbs over a recent Executive Order on abortion. The governor’s June 23 order turns the power… Read More

July 6, 2023
Legislation
Gov. Hobbs nixes full-day kindergarten funding for ESA students in Arizona

(The Center Square) – Gov. Katie Hobbs is pulling back a $50 million federal grant allocated by former Gov. Doug Ducey that paid for full-day kindergarten for students using Arizona’s… Read More

May 26, 2023
Legislation
Hobbs breaks Arizona veto record with vetoes on school safety, religious vaccine exemptions

Image via Facebook. (The Center Square) – Gov. Katie Hobbs set a record for most vetos by an Arizona governor in a year on Tuesday with… Read More

April 20, 2023
Legislation
Arizona Gov. Hobbs vetoes school safety bills

(The Center Square) – Gov. Katie Hobbs vetoed two bills that aimed to promote school safety on campuses throughout Arizona. House Bill 2332 would have required “one or more” firearms… Read More

April 19, 2023
Public Education
Arizona top school official renews district improvement plan Hobbs scrutinized

(The Center Square) – The Arizona Department of Education is stepping in to protect funding for a program that might have lost funding under Gov. Katie Hobbs. As… Read More

April 5, 2023
Culture, Public Education
Arizona House upholds parental rights with pronoun bill

The Arizona House moved forward a bill that would require parental permission before school officials change a child’s preferred gender pronouns. The bill, which was approved by the… Read More

April 4, 2023
Culture
Religious vaccine exemption vetoed in Arizona

(The Center Square) – Gov. Katie Hobbs vetoed a bill that would have broadened an employee’s ability to claim a religious vaccine exemption at businesses and take action against employers… Read More

April 4, 2023
Culture
Democratic governor’s spokesperson resigns after appearing to post threat against ‘transphobes’ hours after Nashville shooting

(Daily Caller) – The spokesperson for Democratic Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs resigned Wednesday after appearing to post a threat against “transphobes” just hours after a transgender individual shot up a… Read More

March 30, 2023
Public Education
Gov. Hobbs vetoes Arizona CRT ban

(The Center Square) – Gov. Katie Hobbs vetoed a bill that would have banned critical race theory instruction in public schools. The legislation would have fined schools up to $5,000… Read More

March 10, 2023
Public Education
Arizona bill banning critical race theory in schools goes to Hobbs’ desk

(The Center Square) – Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs is considering a bill that would, as sponsors say, prevent schools from teaching critical race theory. Senate Republicans voted 16-14 to pass… Read More

March 8, 2023
Culture, Legislation
Arizona parents protest Gov. Hobb’s attempt to deny school choice to 30,000 students

A group of parents will converge at the state capitol on Tuesday to protest Gov. Katie Hobbs’ proposed budget cuts to the school choice scholarship program. “We’re not… Read More

February 14, 2023
Legislation
Half of Arizona Empowerment Scholarship Account students left public schools, latest data show

(The Center Square) – The portion of students taking advantage of Arizona’s Empowerment Scholarship Account program after previously attending a public school has dramatically shifted. According to the… Read More

February 14, 2023
Culture, Legislation
‘Cripple children’: Parents protest against Gov. Katie Hobbs’ move to scrap key school choice program

(Daily Caller) – With signs reading “education for all” and “support for all students,” a coalition of about 150 parents protested Tuesday over newly-elected Democratic Gov. Katie Hobbs’ plan to… Read More

January 18, 2023
Legislation
Despite proposal to shutter Arizona school choice program, Hobbs doesn’t have authority to do so

(The Center Square) – Arizona Gov. Katie Hobbs’ first budget proposal to lawmakers included the dissolution of the state’s new program allowing parents to spend some tax dollars tied to… Read More

January 18, 2023