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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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Legislative District 11: Star endorses Lyon, Finchem, Holt

Legislative District 11: Star endorses Lyon, Finchem, Holt

2 Democrats, 1 Republican — all newcomers — best for north-side district.

October 08, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…
Gun and reproductive rights split LD 9 candidates

Gun and reproductive rights split LD 9 candidates

Debate focuses on gun control, reproductive rights

October 08, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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Schools offer to excuse $1.3B in 'back pay'

Schools offer to excuse $1.3B in 'back pay'

In order to settle inflation adjustment lawsuit, schools provide straight-forward offer.

September 22, 2014 9:00 pmLoading…
Border tops Legislative District 11 campaign agenda

Border tops Legislative District 11 campaign agenda

Three Republicans compete for two open seats in the LD11 primary.

August 02, 2014 10:15 pm Photos

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UA pot researcher backers appeal to regents

UA pot researcher backers appeal to regents

They hope board will allow medical marijuana research to continue elsewhere.

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UA pot researcher appeals to get job back

UA pot researcher appeals to get job back

The professor, fired after she lobbied to do pot research, files an appeal.

July 16, 2014 4:30 pmLoading…
Victoria Steele: Thoughtful voting even more important now

Victoria Steele: Thoughtful voting even more important now

Decisions concerning women's reproductive rights mean more restrictive legislation may be proposed.

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UA doctor loses job, blames medical-marijuana lobbying

UA doctor loses job, blames medical-marijuana lobbying

Advocated funding for a study on whether drug can help treat PTSD.

July 01, 2014 4:45 pmLoading…
Court: Hospitals can be sued for elder abuse

Court: Hospitals can be sued for elder abuse

Vulnerable adults are at risk everywhere, Arizona Supreme Court rules.

June 30, 2014 4:45 pmLoading…
Sheriff Clarence Dupnik: Laws that may have averted Jan. 8 attack finally changed

Sheriff Clarence Dupnik: Laws that may have averted Jan. 8 attack finally changed

It is a painful, but necessary, process to look back at January 8, 2011, and analyze how those single few fatal, horrifying seconds might have been averted.

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