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Arizona State Courts Building
Three nominees are Republicans, two are Democrats. The appointment will be made by Gov. Doug Ducey.
Aug. 30, 2016
Donald Trump’s position on whether or not to deport an estimated 11 million illegal immigrants from the U.S. has been unclear recently.
Aug. 30, 2016
Downtown Phoenix
A municipal ID card in Phoenix is just one step away from becoming a reality. The Phoenix City Council will cast its final vote on the issue on Wednesday. The move has drawn harsh criticism from some state lawmakers who are vowing to reverse the policy in the state legislature.
Aug. 30, 2016
vote sticker
State law requires employers to provide paid time off for workers to vote – in certain situations.
Aug. 29, 2016
The new law makes it a felony to collect and turn in someone else’s vote-by-mail ballot, but makes exceptions for family members, caregivers and those who live together.
Aug. 29, 2016
Jeremy Weber with the Auditor General’s office said they found First Things First was generally compliant and rigorous in its accounting. He said the agency’s expenditures for fiscal year 2015 were about $163 million dollars.
Aug. 29, 2016
Corporation Commissioner Bob Burns
Money is pouring into the race for Arizona’s corporation commission in the final stretch before the primary. Campaign finance records show a pro-solar group spent about $667,000 dollars in support of Bob Burns, one of two incumbents running for the commission.
Aug. 29, 2016
jail
Federal authorities hope a $50,000 reward announced Monday, coupled with a falling out between polygamist fugitive Lyle Jeffs and his brother — imprisoned sect leader Warren Jeffs — will lead someone to reveal his whereabouts.
Aug. 29, 2016
voting sign
Tuesday is the primary election, and it will be a different set up than the last two elections we had in May and March. It’s also the first election since a new law took effect to prevent so-called ballot harvesting.
Aug. 29, 2016
Textbooks, school, education
A report by the nonpartisan Grand Canyon Institute concludes education investment has a much more positive impact on economic performance than reducing taxes.
Aug. 29, 2016
Longtime Arizona lawmaker Carolyn Allen died over the weekend at the age of 78. She served in the legislature for 16 years, retiring from the state Senate in 2010. Allen represented Scottsdale and was well known for being extremely straightforward with her views.
Aug. 29, 2016
school education classroom
For a number of years, Arizona educators have been working to figure out the best—and swiftest—ways to get young English Language Learners, or ELL, up to speed. A two-year pilot program was recently launched by the Arizona Department of Education in tandem with the State Board of Education focusing on a tech-based language development program.
Aug. 29, 2016
There’s passionate disagreement over whether the McDowell Sonoran Preserve should soon include the Desert Discovery Center, which its website describes as “an interpretive center for residents and visitors and an important attraction for Scottsdale’s tourism industry.”
Aug. 29, 2016
baby owls
Despite their name, burrowing owls don’t actually do the digging, so volunteers in Phoenix created artificial burrows for burrowing owls that lose their natural homes.
Aug. 29, 2016
We’re talking to the people who do the jobs that you sometimes don’t see or don’t think about. There's about 500 vinyl billboards and 60 digital ones around the Valley. Lifting, stretching, fastening—and that’s just what the crew goes through.
Aug. 29, 2016
When you think about the most memorable garments in a person’s life one that consistently comes to mind is a wedding dress. So designing them can be quite a challenge and a lot of pressure.
Aug. 29, 2016
Michele Reagan says in a statement that the page will assess statewide results in real-time.
Aug. 29, 2016
Trump's position on whether or not to deport an estimated 11 million illegal immigrants has been unclear in recent days.
Aug. 29, 2016
Arizona Supreme Court building
The court is reviewing appeals of challenges to measures legalizing recreational marijuana and raising Arizona's minimum wage to $12 an hour by 2020 that were rejected by lower court judges.
Aug. 29, 2016
A leveling out of exports to China is one explanation for the slowing demand for copper and its lower price. The slow recovery in the U.S. housing market is another.
Aug. 29, 2016

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