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Tucson Weekly
Doug Ducey Gets a Pathetic Score in Sierra Club's Environmental Report Card“The Arizona Legislature is determined to allow harm to what makes Arizona spec
Doug Ducey Gets a Pathetic Score in Sierra Club's Environmental Report Card
Tucson Weekly / Posted yesterday
“The Arizona Legislature is determined to allow harm to what makes Arizona special – unique and threatened rivers such as the San Pedro, endangered Mexican gray wolves, public lands around Grand Canyon,” said Sandy Bahr, Chapter Director for Sierra... Read more
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Tucson Weekly
Fitz, Carroll and a Proposed USS Arizona Memorial on the UA Malltimes. She is the Phoenix! (Makes terrible bird noise.) Good cartoon idea. Than
Fitz, Carroll and a Proposed USS Arizona Memorial on the UA Mall
Tucson Weekly / Posted 5 days ago
times. She is the Phoenix! (Makes terrible bird noise.) Good cartoon idea. Thank you. (Nintzel) Get right on that one. Arizona legislature wrapped up work a few weeks back. The session provided you with plenty of material. Some of your... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
Colorado education commissioner resigns after 4 monthsto the state Board of Education. Crandall started in his new job at the beginn
Colorado education commissioner resigns after 4 months
FOX 31 Denver / Posted 6 days ago
to the state Board of Education. Crandall started in his new job at the beginning of 2016. He had previously served in the Arizona legislature and was known there for shaping education policy and reforms. “The realities of my large family being... Read more
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KWGN Denver
Colorado education commissioner resigns after 4 monthsto the state Board of Education. Crandall started in his new job at the beginn
Colorado education commissioner resigns after 4 months
KWGN Denver / Posted 6 days ago
to the state Board of Education. Crandall started in his new job at the beginning of 2016. He had previously served in the Arizona legislature and was known there for shaping education policy and reforms. “The realities of my large family being... Read more
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USA Today
Former Ariz. lawmaker held in Alaska shootingnegligent homicide. De Simone, a former Democratic state representative from P
Former Ariz. lawmaker held in Alaska shooting
USA Today / Posted 7 days ago
negligent homicide. De Simone, a former Democratic state representative from Phoenix, resigned from his office in the Arizona Legislature in June 2008 after being charged with domestic violence. “It was a disgrace,” said Mary Jo Pitzl, a... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Special election results: Prop. 123 and Prop. 124124 will ratify a major part of an overhaul of the police and firefighter pensi
Special election results: Prop. 123 and Prop. 124
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 8 days ago
124 will ratify a major part of an overhaul of the police and firefighter pension system that was enacted by the Arizona Legislature earlier this year. Copyright 2016 KPHO/KTVK (KPHO Broadcasting Corporation) and The Associated Press.... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
Arizona Special Election: Slim Lead For Prop 123, Prop 124 Winning Big124 would ratify a major part of an overhaul of the police and firefighter pens
Arizona Special Election: Slim Lead For Prop 123, Prop 124 Winning Big
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted 8 days ago
124 would ratify a major part of an overhaul of the police and firefighter pension system that was enacted by the Arizona Legislature earlier this year. The changes voters must ratify include lower cost-of-living increases for current and... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Former Arizona lawmaker held on murder charges in Alaska shootingof criminally negligent homicide. De Simone, a former state representative fro
Former Arizona lawmaker held on murder charges in Alaska shooting
The Arizona Republic / Posted 8 days ago
of criminally negligent homicide. De Simone, a former state representative from Phoenix, resigned from his office in the Arizona Legislature in June 2008 after being charged with domestic violence. His wife, Mali, sustained a cut to her lower lip... Read more
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Juneau Empire
The Juneau man accused of murder is a former Arizona state legislator“Tony” Rosales twice in the head Sunday night and is being charged with first-d
The Juneau man accused of murder is a former Arizona state legislator
Juneau Empire / Posted 8 days ago
“Tony” Rosales twice in the head Sunday night and is being charged with first-degree murder. De Simone resigned from the Arizona Legislature in 2008 after he was arrested on charges related to domestic violence, according to The Arizona... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
Pima County Board Of Supervisors Bans Cellphones Use While Drivinguse of cellphones while driving. The city of Tucson, located in Pima County, al
Pima County Board Of Supervisors Bans Cellphones Use While Driving
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted 8 days ago
use of cellphones while driving. The city of Tucson, located in Pima County, already has an anti-texting ban in place. The Arizona Legislature has not enacted any law regulating cellphone use while driving. The Pima County law will go into effect... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
State agency grants 13 workers modest retention bonusesby merit-system protections. But as a general rule, the state does not provide
State agency grants 13 workers modest retention bonuses
The Arizona Republic / Posted 9 days ago
by merit-system protections. But as a general rule, the state does not provide annual increases to base salary. The Arizona Legislature this year did not provide an across-the-board pay raise for state employees. State employees generally... Read more
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Tucson Weekly
A Prop 123 Debate and a Review of the Legislative Sessionand joining us now is state representative Bruce Wheeler. Representative Wheele
A Prop 123 Debate and a Review of the Legislative Session
Tucson Weekly / Posted 12 days ago
and joining us now is state representative Bruce Wheeler. Representative Wheeler completed his final session of the Arizona Legislature last week, and he's decided not to seek re-election to his District 10 seat. Bruce, welcome to Zona... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
Legislature OKs Bill Cutting Child Abuse Hotline ReportsThe Arizona Legislature has sent Gov. Doug Ducey a bill expected to cut the num
Legislature OKs Bill Cutting Child Abuse Hotline Reports
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted 16 days ago
The Arizona Legislature has sent Gov. Doug Ducey a bill expected to cut the number of child abuse hotline calls that require full investigations to focus child safety workers on cases that actually involve abuse and neglect. Republican Rep. Kate... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
AZ Memo: Workweek forecast; Trump-Brewer speculation, missing ASU professor found dead; legislative wrap-up24, was released from a hospital Saturday night and booked into the Pima County
AZ Memo: Workweek forecast; Trump-Brewer speculation, missing ASU professor found dead; legislative wrap-up
The Arizona Republic / Posted 17 days ago
24, was released from a hospital Saturday night and booked into the Pima County Jail.State flexes muscle on cities If the Arizona Legislature had a theme this session, it was power – specifically, making sure the state has it and the cities and... Read more
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examiner.com
Asian-American leaders hope to expand their influence in the Southwestin Arizona.” For instance, in 2010, State Senator Kimberly Yee was the first As
Asian-American leaders hope to expand their influence in the Southwest
examiner.com / Posted 17 days ago
in Arizona.” For instance, in 2010, State Senator Kimberly Yee was the first Asian-American woman ever elected to the Arizona legislature. Wong hopes the upcoming leadership conference will provide more exposure for Asian-American leaders in... Read more
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The Washington Times
Arizona Legislature’s 2016 session ends after marathon dayPHOENIX (AP) - The Arizona Legislature adjourned its 2016 session after a marat
Arizona Legislature’s 2016 session ends after marathon day
The Washington Times / Posted 19 days ago
PHOENIX (AP) - The Arizona Legislature adjourned its 2016 session after a marathon 18-hour day that ended at dawn Saturday and saw more than 100 bills being sent to the governor in the final push. The session finished much like last year’s - with... Read more
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Payson Roundup
Lawmakers adopt austere budgetThe Arizona Legislature on a straight party-line vote this week adopted a $9.6
Lawmakers adopt austere budget
Payson Roundup / Posted 19 days ago
The Arizona Legislature on a straight party-line vote this week adopted a $9.6 billion budget with roughly $168 million in new spending — most of it going to child welfare and safety programs. The budget plan largely holds the line on spending and... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Legislature eyes all-nighter with a sleepy eyeThe Arizona Legislature put in a marathon day Friday that was expected to go th
Legislature eyes all-nighter with a sleepy eye
The Arizona Republic / Posted 19 days ago
The Arizona Legislature put in a marathon day Friday that was expected to go through the night and into Saturday as they pushed to finish their work and adjourn the session. Combined, the House and Senate had about 250 bills to address before... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
Grand Canyon University Property Tax Cut Bill Failsa row, and one of the groups that opposed the break says it could have opened a
Grand Canyon University Property Tax Cut Bill Fails
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted 19 days ago
a row, and one of the groups that opposed the break says it could have opened a Pandora’s Box. SB 1402 was defeated in the Arizona legislature Thursday. Had Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey eventually signed it, the private, for-profit university’s property... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Arizona House revives and passes bill to allow developers to assess taxesA controversial development bill came down to the wire for a final vote in the
Arizona House revives and passes bill to allow developers to assess taxes
The Arizona Republic / Posted 20 days ago
A controversial development bill came down to the wire for a final vote in the Arizona Legislature; it's a pet project of Speaker David Gowan. The Arizona House of Representatives killed, then resuscitated, one of Speaker David Gowan's key bills,... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
Arizona's Universities See $32 Million In New Funding With New BudgetThe Arizona legislature passed a nearly $9.6 billion spending package early Wed
Arizona's Universities See $32 Million In New Funding With New Budget
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted 22 days ago
The Arizona legislature passed a nearly $9.6 billion spending package early Wednesday morning. Included is $32 million in new money for state universities. The new funding comes on the heels of a $99 million cut last year. And of the new money added... Read more
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FOX 11 Tucson
Arizona House, Senate debate budget after K-12 agreementThe Arizona Legislature on Tuesday finally began debating a spending package fo
Arizona House, Senate debate budget after K-12 agreement
FOX 11 Tucson / Posted 22 days ago
The Arizona Legislature on Tuesday finally began debating a spending package for the state budget year that begins July 1 after a week of wrangling over additional funding for K-12 schools that wasn't included in the initial budget agreement. With... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
The Prop 123 Conundrum: Peoria Schools Tie Fate Of Teacher Raises On Its Uncertain Futurethe amount of state money for education and pulls too much from the land trust.
The Prop 123 Conundrum: Peoria Schools Tie Fate Of Teacher Raises On Its Uncertain Future
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted 23 days ago
the amount of state money for education and pulls too much from the land trust. He also said voters can’t have faith in the Arizona Legislature to pay a share of it from the general fund. “They want us to pull money from the land trust — $2... Read more
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Payson Roundup
Corporation Commission candidate blasts ‘corrupt’ systemwith hundreds of texts messages sent during the campaign to Forese and Little a
Corporation Commission candidate blasts ‘corrupt’ system
Payson Roundup / Posted 25 days ago
with hundreds of texts messages sent during the campaign to Forese and Little and APS executives. In the meantime, the Arizona Legislature in the current session actually weakened the already tenuous regulations of campaign spending, including... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Budget vote delayed over school funding battleBudget talks continue at the Arizona legislature. Yvonne Wingett Sanchez talks
Budget vote delayed over school funding battle
The Arizona Republic / Posted 26 days ago
Budget talks continue at the Arizona legislature. Yvonne Wingett Sanchez talks to House Majority Leader Steve Montenegro about it. The state's $9.58 billion Republican budget deal came to a standstill Friday over essentially $31 million in school... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Guess whose taxes are being cut by Arizona LegislatureAlia Beard Rau talks with Yvonne Wingett-Sanchez about the Arizona state budget
Guess whose taxes are being cut by Arizona Legislature
The Arizona Republic / Posted 27 days ago
Alia Beard Rau talks with Yvonne Wingett-Sanchez about the Arizona state budget deal. As budget negotiations at the Arizona Legislature drag on, lawmakers continue to battle over about $30 million in funding for K-12 schools – close to the... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Fate of Arizona's only free-flowing river now in judges' handsby ADWR," said Robin Silver, a party to the suit who owns property along the ri
Fate of Arizona's only free-flowing river now in judges' hands
The Arizona Republic / Posted 27 days ago
by ADWR," said Robin Silver, a party to the suit who owns property along the river. At the same time, a bill in the Arizona Legislature would allow Sierra Vista and other rural cities to permit development without 100-year water-supply... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Democrat's website benefits from Fiorina linkCruz announced he had chosen Fiorina to serve as his running mate. (Photo: Mich
Democrat's website benefits from Fiorina link
The Arizona Republic / Posted 28 days ago
Cruz announced he had chosen Fiorina to serve as his running mate. (Photo: Michael Conroy, AP) A Democrat running for the Arizona Legislature is trying to steal web traffic generated by interest in Republican vice-presidential pick Carly... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Ducey, Arizona legislators want millions for academic alliesRepublic reporter Alia Beard Rau talks with Yvonne Wingett-Sanchez about the Ar
Ducey, Arizona legislators want millions for academic allies
The Arizona Republic / Posted 29 days ago
Republic reporter Alia Beard Rau talks with Yvonne Wingett-Sanchez about the Arizona state budget deal. The Arizona Legislature, which has slashed university funding in recent years, could soon vote on a budget that would give the state's... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Immigration vigil held outside of Gov. Ducey's housecontaining a vulgar saying towards Republican presidential candidate Donald Tru
Immigration vigil held outside of Gov. Ducey's house
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 29 days ago
containing a vulgar saying towards Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. Demonstrators said that with the Arizona Legislature getting close to approving a budget bill, some anti-immigrant bills may land on the governor's desk. "He... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Transportation tax has spending safeguards to help win voter trustArizona, which includes the state capital of Phoenix, measures were imposed aft
Transportation tax has spending safeguards to help win voter trust
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 1 months ago
Arizona, which includes the state capital of Phoenix, measures were imposed after a 1991 audit by the KPMG firm. The Arizona Legislature asked for the audit because of mismanagement of voter-approved taxes for freeways built in the county by... Read more
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Tucson Weekly
Meteorite Hunting, County Attorney Barbara LaWall & More!campaign. Barbara La Wall, the Pima County Attorney. And we will be right back
Meteorite Hunting, County Attorney Barbara LaWall & More!
Tucson Weekly / Posted 1 months ago
campaign. Barbara La Wall, the Pima County Attorney. And we will be right back with Courtney Frogge, a candidate for the Arizona Legislature. Joining me now is Democrat Courtney Frogge, who is seeking one of two house seats in Arizona's... Read more
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Payson Roundup
Wake up Arizonans – your federal public lands are threatenedoppose proposals to transfer our precious federal public lands to the state. If
Wake up Arizonans – your federal public lands are threatened
Payson Roundup / Posted 1 months ago
oppose proposals to transfer our precious federal public lands to the state. If you feel the same, write the governor and the Arizona Legislature to oppose these proposed actions and research this issue further (See – www.sportsmena... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Is Mesa anti-discrimination law dead?the pressure off Mesa and other municipalities. Those efforts were unsuccessfu
Is Mesa anti-discrimination law dead?
The Arizona Republic / Posted 1 months ago
the pressure off Mesa and other municipalities. Those efforts were unsuccessful. "My preference would have been for the Arizona Legislature to pass a statewide ordinance, but that does not seem to be a priority for leadership there," Kavanaugh... Read more
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examiner.com
The state of Phoenix is surprisingly goodnew jobs already in 2016, 4.6% unemployment, and a booming downtown. He shared
The state of Phoenix is surprisingly good
examiner.com / Posted 1 months ago
new jobs already in 2016, 4.6% unemployment, and a booming downtown. He shared credit with Council members and dissed the Arizona Legislature. What sent reporters reaching for their iPads was his declaration at the end to pursue a stadium for the... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Legislature moves to repeal new law targeting abortionPHOENIX (AP) � The Arizona Legislature is moving to repeal a law just signed by
Legislature moves to repeal new law targeting abortion
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 1 months ago
PHOENIX (AP) � The Arizona Legislature is moving to repeal a law just signed by Gov. Doug Ducey and another one he signed last year that target abortions and appear to be indefensible in court. The action by a joint committee of the Senate and House... Read more

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