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A veteran state lawmaker is carving out what one lawyer calls a large and "blatant'' exemption to the state's public records law.
Jan. 12, 2018
Supreme Court Declines Appeal From Arizona Over Air Pollution Plan Details
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals agreed with Sierra Club's Sandy Bahr and said Arizona's air pollution contingency measures can't be approved if they've already been put in place.
Jan. 12, 2018
Ward Removes Campaign Language Featuring Bannon
U.S. Senate candidate Kelli Ward says she will no longer utilize the endorsement of former Trump adviser Stephen K. Bannon.
Jan. 12, 2018
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It’s time for our Friday Newscap segment. Joining us are Matthew Benson, former gubernatorial communications director and now a director at Veridus; former legislative leader Chad Campbell, currently a senior vice president at Strategies 360; and Elvia Diaz, a columnist for The Arizona Republic and a member of its Editorial Board.
Jan. 12, 2018
 Are Business And Politics Really Compatible?
We’ve all heard people from corporate life who are running for office use the phrase, “I’m going to run government like a business.” What that means and whether it’s successful is subject to debate.
Jan. 12, 2018
Phoenix Residents Working To Implement Tree And Shade Master Plan
A group of Phoenix residents has been meeting to craft a city ordinance related to trees and shade cover.
Jan. 12, 2018
Even If Cities Can Curb Greenhouse Gas Emissions, How Much Difference Can It Make?
President Trump announced the U.S. will pull out of the Paris Climate Accord last year. But, that withdrawal seems to have only emboldened many cities to ramp up their efforts to fight climate change at a local level.
Jan. 12, 2018
Ahwatukee Homeowners Win Legal Battle Over Golf Course
Neighbors of the Ahwatukee Lakes Golf Course won a court victory this week, when a Maricopa County Superior Court judge ruled against a developer who wanted to build a new project on the land. Jim Walsh is a reporter for the Ahwatukee Foothills News. He covered the trial.
Jan. 12, 2018
State Department Advising Americans Not To Visit Large Swaths Of Mexico
The State Department is advising American travelers to not visit or to reconsider travel to exercise increased caution or to reconsider travel to large swaths of Mexico.
Jan. 12, 2018
Feds Appear Likely To Approve At Least Part Of Arizona
The federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services said it will allow states to implement work requirements for Medicaid recipients.
Jan. 12, 2018
Politico Reporter Weighs In On DACA Deal
A bipartisan group of senators, including Arizona’s Jeff Flake, announced they had reached an agreement that would shield so-called "DREAMers" from deportation.
Jan. 12, 2018
Congresswoman Martha McSally Running For Senate
With the vintage fighter plane she would later climb into and fly into Phoenix as her backdrop, Southern Arizona Congresswoman Martha McSally announced Friday morning she is running for Sen. Jeff Flake’s seat.
Jan. 12, 2018
The Takeaway: A Community Buried Under A Deadly Wall Of Mud
Rescue efforts continue in California, where mudslides have blanketed the coast and killed at least 17 people.
Jan. 12, 2018
Maricopa County Judge To Hear Arguments In School Funding Lawsuit
A Maricopa County Superior Court judge will hear legal arguments Friday in a school funding lawsuit.
Jan. 12, 2018
Robrt Pela: Review Of
A new production of a classic is worth cheering for.
Jan. 12, 2018
Maricopa County Preps For Special Election
The Maricopa County Recorder’s Office met with people in the West Valley Thursday night to go over a draft of polling places for an upcoming special election. Voters will select a replacement for Congressman Trent Franks, who resigned last month.
Jan. 12, 2018
ASU Research: Urban Agriculture Fights Hunger
Two-thirds of the world's population are expected to live in cities by 2050, and that's driving a need for urban agriculture.
Jan. 12, 2018
Homing Pigeons Are
A few days before Thanksgiving, when so many people were focused on turkeys, a couple hundred people gathered in Phoenix to focus on another kind of bird.
Jan. 12, 2018
Major Education Group Backs Out Of Lawsuit To Restore School Funding
The Arizona Association of School Business Officials leadership believes the lawsuit still has merit but will support the governor’s plan to restore $370 million over the next five years.
Jan. 11, 2018
Audit: ICE Must Strengthen Screening Process For Identifying Terrorists
A government audit of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement found the agency may be missing chances to identify and detain known or suspected terrorists.
Jan. 11, 2018

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