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The Arizona Republic
Safety standards lax for Arizona's small water systemsArizona Corporation Commission. Some companies haven't filed for decades, she s
Safety standards lax for Arizona's small water systems
The Arizona Republic / Posted yesterday
Arizona Corporation Commission. Some companies haven't filed for decades, she said. Grant funding is also an option. The Arizona Legislature approved a bill in its last session appropriating $500,000 in grants to help small water companies. The... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Voting early in Arizona? Mail your ballot by Wednesdayhttp://recorder.maricopa.gov/pollingplace/.What races will be on the ballot? C
Voting early in Arizona? Mail your ballot by Wednesday
The Arizona Republic / Posted 2 days ago
http://recorder.maricopa.gov/pollingplace/.What races will be on the ballot? Candidates for U.S. Senate, U.S. House, the Arizona Legislature and county and local races.What if I have another question? Contact your county recorder's office. In... Read more
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Payson Roundup
Corporation Commission hopefuls defend stance on dark moneydisclosing the source or their spending. The court left the door open to lawmak
Corporation Commission hopefuls defend stance on dark money
Payson Roundup / Posted 2 days ago
disclosing the source or their spending. The court left the door open to lawmakers to at least require disclosures, but the Arizona Legislature instead repealed the few restraints that existed and left it up to the federal Internal Revenue Service... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Is handwriting on the wall for cursive standards in Arizona?revisions to the state's reading and math learning standards Monday morning. T
Is handwriting on the wall for cursive standards in Arizona?
The Arizona Republic / Posted 4 days ago
revisions to the state's reading and math learning standards Monday morning. The cursive-writing requirement, which the Arizona Legislature mulled this past session, highlights a draft of revisions to the state's reading and math standards... Read more
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KERA North Texas
A Small Town Struggles With A Boom In Sober Living HomesPrescott. Just this spring, Arizona took a significant step toward allowing mo
A Small Town Struggles With A Boom In Sober Living Homes
KERA North Texas / Posted 4 days ago
Prescott. Just this spring, Arizona took a significant step toward allowing more government oversight of these homes. The Arizona legislature passed a law that allows a city, town or county to regulate health and safety standards for sober living... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
A Small Town Struggles With A Boom In Sober Living HomesPrescott. Just this spring, Arizona took a significant step toward allowing mo
A Small Town Struggles With A Boom In Sober Living Homes
KPBS San Diego / Posted 4 days ago
Prescott. Just this spring, Arizona took a significant step toward allowing more government oversight of these homes. The Arizona legislature passed a law that allows a city, town or county to regulate health and safety standards for sober living... Read more
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Payson Roundup
Arizona legislative candidates stress education, economy“The public school system allows everyone to achieve their American dream. But
Arizona legislative candidates stress education, economy
Payson Roundup / Posted 5 days ago
“The public school system allows everyone to achieve their American dream. But schools are now under assault by the Arizona Legislature. Bob Thorpe is a menace to education. Brenda Barton is a menace to education.” Martinez noted that... Read more
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Payson Roundup
Brewer endorses McCainwild goose chases than focusing on the concerns of Arizona. With Kelli Ward, n
Brewer endorses McCain
Payson Roundup / Posted 7 days ago
wild goose chases than focusing on the concerns of Arizona. With Kelli Ward, no one is safe. She sponsored a bill in the Arizona Legislature, which would prohibit local and state agencies from providing assistance to federal agencies in the fight... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
You might be surprised what qualifies as 'poor' in ArizonaCash-assistance program to help low-income families with children. Maximum yea
You might be surprised what qualifies as 'poor' in Arizona
The Arizona Republic / Posted 12 days ago
Cash-assistance program to help low-income families with children. Maximum yearly income: $3,336. Who sets the limit: The Arizona Legislature. TANF is a block grant, and states have leeway in how to administer it. Since 2009, lawmakers have cut... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
My Turn: Matt Salmon's endorsement of Andy Biggs is a bunch of malarkeyMcClellan: Who is this Andy Biggs our congressman speaks of? Not the one we had
My Turn: Matt Salmon's endorsement of Andy Biggs is a bunch of malarkey
The Arizona Republic / Posted 13 days ago
McClellan: Who is this Andy Biggs our congressman speaks of? Not the one we had in the Arizona Legislature. As a resident of the legislative district Andy Biggs has represented for more than a decade, I had to chuckle at the fictional “Andy Biggs”... Read more
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Payson Roundup
Pine grapples with new policies on guns, student gender identityPine School Board also reluctantly adopted new policies concerning guns near ca
Pine grapples with new policies on guns, student gender identity
Payson Roundup / Posted 14 days ago
Pine School Board also reluctantly adopted new policies concerning guns near campus, in accordance with a law passed by the Arizona Legislature in the just-concluded session. Previously, schools could adopt a ban on firearms not only on campus, but... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Could ballot selfies help save democracy?upon our rights," Heald said. "I was speaking up for the framing of the country
Could ballot selfies help save democracy?
The Record Searchlight / Posted 15 days ago
upon our rights," Heald said. "I was speaking up for the framing of the country." Thanks, in part, to Heald's efforts, the Arizona Legislature passed a law last year expressly permitting so-called ballot selfies — as long as the photo is of a... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Could ballot selfies help save democracy?upon our rights," Heald said. "I was speaking up for the framing of the country
Could ballot selfies help save democracy?
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 15 days ago
upon our rights," Heald said. "I was speaking up for the framing of the country." Thanks, in part, to Heald's efforts, the Arizona Legislature passed a law last year expressly permitting so-called ballot selfies — as long as the photo is of a... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Legislature keeps its thumb on Arizona citiesIf the Arizona Legislature had a theme this session, it was power – specificall
Legislature keeps its thumb on Arizona cities
The Arizona Republic / Posted 15 days ago
If the Arizona Legislature had a theme this session, it was power – specifically, making sure the state has it and cities and counties don't. State lawmakers introduced more than a dozen bills to strip cities and counties of the authority to... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Could ballot selfies help save democracy?upon our rights," Heald said. "I was speaking up for the framing of the country
Could ballot selfies help save democracy?
The Arizona Republic / Posted 15 days ago
upon our rights," Heald said. "I was speaking up for the framing of the country." Thanks, in part, to Heald's efforts, the Arizona Legislature passed a law last year expressly permitting so-called ballot selfies — as long as the photo is of a... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Democrats: Ballot-collecting bill an effort to suppress votersIn what has become an annual debate at the Arizona Legislature, a committee Mon
Democrats: Ballot-collecting bill an effort to suppress voters
The Arizona Republic / Posted 16 days ago
In what has become an annual debate at the Arizona Legislature, a committee Monday approved a bill that would make it a crime to return another voter's ballot to elections offices. House Bill 2023 revives arguments that have roiled the Legislature... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
'Bully' or 'fair': Andy Biggs pressed on Senate leadership styleCongressional candidate Andy Biggs is touting his conservative record in the Ar
'Bully' or 'fair': Andy Biggs pressed on Senate leadership style
The Arizona Republic / Posted 16 days ago
Congressional candidate Andy Biggs is touting his conservative record in the Arizona Legislature while fending off accusations from fellow Republican lawmakers that his tight rule of the Senate was mixed with pettiness and bullying. Biggs is locked... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Our View: Let Bob Burns continue his APS fightwith years of public service under his belt, Burns is a principled man who buil
Our View: Let Bob Burns continue his APS fight
The Arizona Republic / Posted 16 days ago
with years of public service under his belt, Burns is a principled man who built a reputation as a straight shooter in the Arizona Legislature. He served in the House beginning in 1989, and became chairman of the appropriations committee. In 2001,... Read more
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The Age
US congresswoman shot in head by gunman8th Congressional district, which includes a 114-mile (183- kilometer) border w
US congresswoman shot in head by gunman
The Age / Posted 17 days ago
8th Congressional district, which includes a 114-mile (183- kilometer) border with Mexico. She previously served in the Arizona Legislature and was chief executive officer of her family’s tire and automotive business. Giffords is married to... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
US congresswoman shot in head by gunman8th Congressional district, which includes a 114-mile (183- kilometer) border w
US congresswoman shot in head by gunman
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 17 days ago
8th Congressional district, which includes a 114-mile (183- kilometer) border with Mexico. She previously served in the Arizona Legislature and was chief executive officer of her family’s tire and automotive business. Giffords is married to... Read more
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Canberra Times
US congresswoman shot in head by gunman8th Congressional district, which includes a 114-mile (183- kilometer) border w
US congresswoman shot in head by gunman
Canberra Times / Posted 17 days ago
8th Congressional district, which includes a 114-mile (183- kilometer) border with Mexico. She previously served in the Arizona Legislature and was chief executive officer of her family’s tire and automotive business. Giffords is married to... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Early voting underway for Aug. 30 primary in Arizonagets underway in the Aug. 30 primary. Who's up for election in the primary? C
Early voting underway for Aug. 30 primary in Arizona
The Arizona Republic / Posted 17 days ago
gets underway in the Aug. 30 primary. Who's up for election in the primary? Candidates for U.S. Senate, U.S. House, the Arizona Legislature and county and local races.How does early voting work? Ballots have been mailed to voters who requested... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
area Arizona legislative races to watch in 2016The Aug. 30 primary election is the one that matters when it comes to the Arizo
area Arizona legislative races to watch in 2016
The Arizona Republic / Posted 17 days ago
The Aug. 30 primary election is the one that matters when it comes to the Arizona Legislature, since most districts heavily favor one party over the other. Here are several contests are that are true races. When it comes to the Arizona Legislature,... Read more
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Payson Roundup
Kirkpatrick blasts McCaingrew up on a ranch near McNary. She has worked as a prosecutor, run her own law
Kirkpatrick blasts McCain
Payson Roundup / Posted 17 days ago
grew up on a ranch near McNary. She has worked as a prosecutor, run her own law firm and served several terms in the Arizona Legislature. Her father was a Democrat and a businessman. Her mother was a rancher and a Republican. “It made for... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
12 new Arizona laws that will impact youThe Arizona Legislature this session passed 388 bills. Gov. Doug Ducey signed 3
12 new Arizona laws that will impact you
The Arizona Republic / Posted 21 days ago
The Arizona Legislature this session passed 388 bills. Gov. Doug Ducey signed 374 of them into law. Most of those new laws go into effect on Saturday. Many of the laws are small changes to existing state statutes that will have little impact on the... Read more
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Payson Roundup
Fight against dark money corruptionthe dark money spending have refused to act. Congress won’t require dark money
Fight against dark money corruption
Payson Roundup / Posted 21 days ago
the dark money spending have refused to act. Congress won’t require dark money groups to disclose their spending. And the Arizona Legislature has actually made it even harder to figure out who’s bribing whom. SB 1516 turned over oversight of the... Read more
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Payson Roundup
Dark Money issue splits Arizona Corporation Commission candidatesdetermine whether to require the corporations to at least disclose what they sp
Dark Money issue splits Arizona Corporation Commission candidates
Payson Roundup / Posted 21 days ago
determine whether to require the corporations to at least disclose what they spend and what they spent it on. However, the Arizona Legislature this year passed Senate Bill 1516, which made it almost impossible to force disclosure. The bill swore... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Education dominates Arizona voter concerns, but will it matter?reassess their state Legislature. Education issues could be a deciding point.
Education dominates Arizona voter concerns, but will it matter?
The Arizona Republic / Posted 23 days ago
reassess their state Legislature. Education issues could be a deciding point. Every two years, voters get to reassess the Arizona Legislature: Should they return incumbents, or go with the challengers? This year's primary election on Aug. 30... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
5 things you need to know to vote Aug. 30will head to the polls. The Aug. 30 statewide primary will determine the party
5 things you need to know to vote Aug. 30
The Arizona Republic / Posted 28 days ago
will head to the polls. The Aug. 30 statewide primary will determine the party nominees for U.S. Senate, Congress, the Arizona Legislature and the Arizona Corporation Commission. In addition, the first round of voting for a number of municipal... Read more
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The New Yorker
Can Latinos Swing Arizona?of immigrants’ rights in Arizona. One ally of Falcon’s, Tony Moya, who worked o
Can Latinos Swing Arizona?
The New Yorker / Posted 1 months ago
of immigrants’ rights in Arizona. One ally of Falcon’s, Tony Moya, who worked on her second campaign for a seat in the Arizona legislature, responded on Facebook to her attack on gay marriage with a photograph of him with his partner and their... Read more
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Tucson Weekly
Meet the Democrats Running for State House in District 9Powers Hannley, thank you so much for coming in talking about your campaign for
Meet the Democrats Running for State House in District 9
Tucson Weekly / Posted 1 months ago
Powers Hannley, thank you so much for coming in talking about your campaign for the Arizona House of Representatives at the Arizona legislature. We will be right back with some closing thoughts. (Nintzel) That's our show for today. My thanks to our... Read more
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Payson Roundup
GCC hopes dwindle with its enrollmentfor GCC to reach independence, looked at a timeline for accreditation and outli
GCC hopes dwindle with its enrollment
Payson Roundup / Posted 1 months ago
for GCC to reach independence, looked at a timeline for accreditation and outlined a 10-year budget model. In 2011, the Arizona Legislature passed SB 1213, which removed roadblocks that had made it impossible for GCC to ever become independent.... Read more
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J Weekly
u.s. shortsgroup’s anti-hate efforts. — jta Arizona candidate finds swastika, slurs on dr
u.s. shorts
J Weekly / Posted 1 months ago
group’s anti-hate efforts. — jta Arizona candidate finds swastika, slurs on driveway A Jewish candidate for a seat in the Arizona Legislature found anti-Semitic messages spray-painted on his driveway in suburban Phoenix. Adam Stevens, 31, of San... Read more
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Roll Call
Rubio's GOP Primary Challenger Shows Up to Woo Delegatesthe only Republican challenger to a sitting GOP senator to show up at the conve
Rubio's GOP Primary Challenger Shows Up to Woo Delegates
Roll Call / Posted 1 months ago
the only Republican challenger to a sitting GOP senator to show up at the convention: Kelli Ward, the former senator in the Arizona legislature, also made it to Cleveland while Sen. John McCain stayed away. Like Beruff, she has argued that Trump’s... Read more

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