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Extend tax credits to college and career test fees

Extend tax credits to college and career test fees

But increasing overall Arizona school tax credits doesn't make sense now.

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Lawmaker wants to force later school year start

Lawmaker wants to force later school year start

But plan to begin classes after Labor Day gets virtually no support.

January 28, 2015 7:00 pmLoading…
Effort to blunt Arizona pot vote likely too late

Effort to blunt Arizona pot vote likely too late

Bill would be on ballot with legalization move.

January 27, 2015 5:00 pmLoading…
AZ's House Republicans vote to close party caucus

AZ's House Republicans vote to close party caucus

Democrats oppose move, say it hurts transparency.

January 27, 2015 5:00 pmLoading…
Legislative opposition to ticket quotas unanimous

Legislative opposition to ticket quotas unanimous

State House panel unanimously approves a ban on cities having police traffic ticket quotas.

January 26, 2015 7:00 pmLoading…
Lawmaker wants to restrict political robocalls

Lawmaker wants to restrict political robocalls

Voters should be able to opt out of receiving recorded calls, he says.

January 26, 2015 6:00 pmLoading…
Bill would delay identifying Lottery winners

Bill would delay identifying Lottery winners

A lawmaker wants to give lottery winners 90 days of privacy to resolve security concerns.,

January 26, 2015 5:00 pmLoading…
Arizona high court ruling limits debt protection law

Arizona high court ruling limits debt protection law

A law designed to protect homeowners from lenders does not apply if house was never built.

January 23, 2015 7:00 pmLoading…

Gov.'s promise of increase for schools is disingenuous

Our view: Poorest students would be hurt most by mandated budget shifts.

January 17, 2015 6:00 pmLoading…
Judge doesn't compel negotiations on Arizona schools suit

Judge doesn't compel negotiations on Arizona schools suit

But she implores Arizona legislators, districts to resolve funding dispute.

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Twisting LD 9 race takes another turn

Twisting LD 9 race takes another turn

Latest vote tabulations put incumbent Ethan Orr in last place

November 06, 2014 7:15 pmLoading…
Road Runner: On cheaper gas, taxes and potholes

Road Runner: On cheaper gas, taxes and potholes

Not raising Arizona's gas tax put a squeeze on county road repairs.

November 02, 2014 10:00 pmLoading…
State Rep. Orr: I will push marijuana legalization

State Rep. Orr: I will push marijuana legalization

Republican says process could take two years.

October 13, 2014 10:00 pmLoading…

Voters to decide 4 ballot propositions

Proposition 122

October 13, 2014 3:00 pmLoading…

District 11 Senate race offers distinct choice

When Republican Sen. Al Melvin opted to give up his Legislative District 11 Senate seat to make a short-lived run for governor he created a vacancy two very distinctly different candidates are now vying to fill.

October 13, 2014 3:00 pmLoading…
Education, taxation, job creation top agendas

Education, taxation, job creation top agendas

She is retired from the Ray Unified School District and served two terms in the state House before she was elected to the Senate. Her top priorities are education, jobs and public safety. She founded the mining caucus last year. She supported increased funding for the state university system…

October 12, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Border security a priority for Pancrazi, Uribe

She is a retired teacher who served three terms in the state House before she was elected to the state Senate, and she is assistant minority leader. Restoring education funding is her top priority. Pancrazi, who lives in Yuma, would push a bill to give county attorneys the ability to sever a…

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2 Republicans, 1 Democrat vie for 2 District 8 House seats

2 Republicans, 1 Democrat vie for 2 District 8 House seats

He is a small-business owner and lives in Casa Grande. His priorities are jobs, mining, water and rural communities. He supports the Resolution copper mine. Pratt supports forest thinning to prevent wildfires, create jobs and improve the watershed. Pratt is chair of the House energy, environ…

October 12, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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District 8 candidates talk education and closing the border

District 8 candidates talk education and closing the border

LD8 candidates debate 

October 09, 2014 6:30 pm Photos

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