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Despite being $200 million behind in road repair and construction funding, state lawmakers forego raising state gas tax for the 27th year in a row.
Feb. 20, 2018
The upcoming special primary election in Arizona’s 8th Congressional District has several well-known Republican candidates, and it’s a heavily Republican seat. While there are 12 GOP candidates running in that party's primary, two Democrats are competing for a spot in the general election in April.
Feb. 20, 2018
Mexico Wants Citizens Abroad To Vote In 2018 Presidential Election
The campaign to become Mexico’s next president is in full swing. Voters will head to the polls this summer and there’s an effort to get Mexicans living in the United States to take part in the election back home.
Feb. 20, 2018
The Sierra Club is pushing to keep safeguards in place that limit methane pollution from oil and gas companies. The safeguards were established under the Obama Administration and are now at risk of being rolled back.
Feb. 20, 2018
As lawmakers, activists and students push for change in gun laws in the aftermath of the latest school shooting in Florida, Arizona’s congressional contingent is weighing in.
Feb. 20, 2018
The federal government has awarded $30 million in tax credits to the nonprofit Chicanos Por La Causa. The goal is to sell the credits to for-profit companies, and then that money will go to businesses in low-income areas of the Southwest.
Feb. 19, 2018
Support for a ‘stupid hiker’ law in Phoenix appears to be dead.
Feb. 19, 2018
It’s gotten easier and cheaper to buy clothes over the past several years, as "fast fashion" has become more prevalent.
Feb. 19, 2018
This flu season has hit Arizona hard. The latest numbers from the Maricopa County Department of Public Health show there have been more than 11,000 cases of the flu confirmed here since the season began in October.
Feb. 19, 2018
President Donald Trump has been compared to a lot of people over the past year or so - some have been complimentary, many others have not.
Feb. 19, 2018
President Donald Trump welcomes Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to the White House this week and a court in Germany is expected to deliver a significant ruling that could impact transportation in that country.
Feb. 19, 2018
Almost every Southeast Asian nation is seeing an increase in censorship. Access to a number of websites has been blocked, signaling an overall shift away from internet freedom.
Feb. 19, 2018
Last summer as natural disaster after natural disaster hit, 80 of the Phoenix Fire Department’s most skilled rescuers crisscrossed the country ready to help.
Feb. 19, 2018
The 2018 midterm elections are still about nine months away, but the state parties in Arizona, and elsewhere, are already in gear in advance of those contests.
Feb. 19, 2018
Survivors of last week’s shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School are expected to travel to Tallahassee this week to talk to Florida state lawmakers about school safety and gun control.
Feb. 19, 2018
It’s expected to be a busy week of debate and voting in the Arizona state Legislature this week, as each chamber works to move its bills to the other.
Feb. 19, 2018
If Phoenix wants its fire department to be staffed at a higher level it would likely mean higher taxes.
Feb. 19, 2018
The Takeaway: Oklahoma Takes Opioid Makers To Court
Oklahoma is one of a number of states that have filed lawsuits against opioid manufacturers. But it’s the only state to see its suit move ahead, with a trial date set for 2019.
Feb. 19, 2018
The Takeaway: ICE Arrests Are Up, But Deportations Are Down
Arrests made by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) went up by 30 percent in 2017, but deportations decreased by 6 percent.
Feb. 19, 2018
Court rules a corporation commissioner can request to see who on the panel is receiving money from utility giant APS, but the company can't be forced to disclose those donations without at least three of the five commissioners supporting the subpoena.
Feb. 19, 2018

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