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Payson Roundup
Lake Powell not pollutedAs the Labor Day holiday weekend approaches, Arizona Department of Environmenta
Lake Powell not polluted
Payson Roundup / Posted yesterday
As the Labor Day holiday weekend approaches, Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) officials announced today that their analysis of water entering Lake Powell shows that the lake is safe for normal uses. “ADEQ wants Arizona residents... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
Longtime Arizona GOP Politician Discusses Why He's Now A DemocratChris Herstam has served as a leader in the Arizona Legislature, a gubernatoria
Longtime Arizona GOP Politician Discusses Why He's Now A Democrat
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted yesterday
Chris Herstam has served as a leader in the Arizona Legislature, a gubernatorial chief of staff and as chair of the Arizona Board of Regents. He performed all of those duties as a Republican. Even in recent years, as he wasn’t shy about criticizing... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Maintains Arizona Sports and Tourism Authority (AZ) Revs on Rating Watch NegativeCHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings maintains the following Arizona Sports
Fitch Maintains Arizona Sports and Tourism Authority (AZ) Revs on Rating Watch Negative
Business Wire / Posted 10 days ago
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings maintains the following Arizona Sports and Tourism Authority, AZ (the authority) bonds on Rating Watch Negative: --$262 million senior lien revenue bonds, series 2007A and 2012A rated 'A'; --$4.37 million... Read more
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Payson Roundup
Payson lawmaker’s husband dies suddenlyBrenda Barton, Rim Country’s representative in the Arizona Legislature, lost he
Payson lawmaker’s husband dies suddenly
Payson Roundup / Posted 14 days ago
Brenda Barton, Rim Country’s representative in the Arizona Legislature, lost her husband, Bruce, on Wednesday, Aug. 19. Payson Mayor Kenny Evans reported the news from the League of Cities and Towns conference in Phoenix. “I got a call from the... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Lawsuit against Obama opens crack for GOPWASHINGTON — An unprecedented House lawsuit against President Barack Obama that
Lawsuit against Obama opens crack for GOP
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 14 days ago
WASHINGTON — An unprecedented House lawsuit against President Barack Obama that was once derided as a certain loser looks stronger now and may soon deliver an early legal round to Republican lawmakers complaining of executive branch overreach. A... Read more
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The Washington Times
Larry Hogan fights Maryland Democrats for independent redistricting commissionMaryland’s redistricting commission fight has turned the usual politics upside
Larry Hogan fights Maryland Democrats for independent redistricting commission
The Washington Times / Posted 17 days ago
Maryland’s redistricting commission fight has turned the usual politics upside down, with Gov. Larry Hogan breaking the Republican mold and backing a plan to let an independent panel redraw the lines — and Democrats vehemently fighting him. With... Read more
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Payson Roundup
State took $500 million from countiesThe Board of Supervisors wrapped up the Gila County budget late last month. The
State took $500 million from counties
Payson Roundup / Posted 28 days ago
The Board of Supervisors wrapped up the Gila County budget late last month. The final spending plan included covering the $400,000 hit the county took from cost shifts imposed on it by the Arizona Legislature and Governor Doug Ducey’s budget. The... Read more
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Payson Roundup
Prison spending plan wrongGov. Ducey’s plan to spend over $50 million over the next two years to fund 2,0
Prison spending plan wrong
Payson Roundup / Posted a month ago
Gov. Ducey’s plan to spend over $50 million over the next two years to fund 2,000 more beds in the prison system is not well advised. What ought first to be considered is a reform of the corrections system so that it actually accomplishes benefits... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
Laws Sometimes Put Arizona Municipalities At Odds With StateEarly voting started July 30 in next month’s Phoenix city elections. The fact
Laws Sometimes Put Arizona Municipalities At Odds With State
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted 1 months ago
Early voting started July 30 in next month’s Phoenix city elections. The fact that some cities hold municipal elections in off years was the subject of a lawsuit. After the Arizona Legislature passed a law to consolidate city elections in... Read more
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Payson Roundup
Board must put children firstEspecially when they’re speaking on behalf of the children. So we hope that th
Board must put children first
Payson Roundup / Posted 1 months ago
Especially when they’re speaking on behalf of the children. So we hope that the Payson School Board will heed the pleas of veteran kindergarten teachers who urged the board to hire enough teachers to reduce class sizes. Now, we know the School... Read more

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