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Letters to the editor

Reader responses on Sunzia project, Keystone pipeline, education funding, Forever Wild license.

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Ducey calls for better schools, no tax hikes

Ducey calls for better schools, no tax hikes

New Gov. Doug Ducey calls for schools upgrade, but short on specifics of how to do that in first official speech.

January 13, 2015 12:00 am Photos

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Lawmakers asked to upgrade universities, protect business tax cuts

Lawmakers asked to upgrade universities, protect business tax cuts

PHOENIX — The Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry wants the state to create a “world-class education system” and have a balanced state budget.

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Ducey proposes hiring freeze to balance budget

Ducey proposes hiring freeze to balance budget

New governor wants to make education a priority, put halt on jobs.

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Republicans criticize Democrats' criticism of education in Ariz.

Republicans criticize Democrats' criticism of education in Ariz.

PHOENIX — Arizona’s top Senate Republican accused Democrats Friday of hampering the state’s recovery by complaining about its public education system.

January 10, 2015 12:00 am Photos

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Ducey won't rescind tax cuts to balance budget

Ducey won't rescind tax cuts to balance budget

Gov.-elect plans accounting maneuvers, borrowing to ‘balance’ Ariz. budget. 

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National education leader in Tucson: Politicians hurting children

National education leader in Tucson: Politicians hurting children

Says profiteering is also harmful to the state's educational system.

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Brewer: State should pay schools what they're owed

Brewer: State should pay schools what they're owed

Settle now or possibly face bigger bill, she says. Lawmakers aren't listening.

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Governor candidates present a clear choice on education

Governor candidates present a clear choice on education

DuVal, not Ducey, is best for Arizona's schools.

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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.

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State must restore $316 million in education funds

State must restore $316 million in education funds

Judge's ruling raises possibility bill could reach whopping $2.9 billion.

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A peek at Arizona budget: Universities funded fully; district-run charters aren’t

House Speaker Andy Tobin said Thursday that he and Gov. Jan Brewer have reached a deal on a new state budget.

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TUSD charter plan for C.E. Rose would also reopen 2 campuses

TUSD charter plan for C.E. Rose would also reopen 2 campuses

Over the last several years, the awards and accolades have been rolling in at C.E. Rose, a TUSD school nestled in a south-side neighborhood.

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Classroom spending continues to slide in AZ schools

PHOENIX — The share of education tax dollars that actually winds up in Arizona classrooms slid again last year, to the lowest level in the 13 years the state has been monitoring.

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Schools ask court to restore $330 million in withheld state funds

PHOENIX — Saying the money was withheld illegally, Arizona schools asked a judge on Tuesday to force the Legislature to restore at least $330 million in state aid — money they should have received under the law.

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Brewer's budget includes expanded CPS successor

PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer has proposed a nearly $9.4 billion spending plan for the coming fiscal year, saying it’s the best that can be done.

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State has money in the bank, but lawmakers still face funding conflicts

PHOENIX — State lawmakers return to the Capitol on Monday with more cash available than they need to cover the basic operation of state government.

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Legislative fight looms over university funding

PHOENIX — A fight is brewing at the Capitol over how much new money, if any, to give to the state university system.

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