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Proposition 123 was narrowly passed by voters as a way to inject millions more dollars into Arizona’s K-12 education system without Governor Doug Ducey having to violate his philosophy of not raising taxes. But the Governor’s plan involved taking money from the state land trust, and now a federal judge says that method is unconstitutional.
Mar. 27, 2018
Clean Energy Bill Has Strong Goals But Lacks Accountability
A controversial resolution mirrors the goals of a clean-energy initiative, but gives utilities an escape clause.
Mar. 27, 2018
99 Percent Of Forest Fires So Far This Year Were Man-Made
Since Jan. 1, 2018, there have been 152 forest fires in Arizona; 150 of them were man-made.
Mar. 27, 2018
Impact Of University Data Breach Unclear In Arizona
So far, no universities in Arizona have found connection to an international cyber-attack, but investigations are ongoing.
Mar. 27, 2018
The Pulse: Who’s In Control – Tech Or Us?
Technology helps us run our lives, do our jobs, get directions and keep track of our calendars. Right? Or, is technology taking control of our lives – stealing our time, and shattering our attention into a thousand pieces?
Mar. 27, 2018
How Climate Change Is Impacting Bald Eagles
Scientists from the Audubon Society and the National Park Service teamed up on a report that was issued late last week. From an Arizona standpoint, the most vital focus was on bald eagles at the Grand Canyon.
Mar. 27, 2018
How The H-2B Visa Program Works
The new omnibus spending bill has a provision that allows businesses to hire more foreign guest workers through the H-2B visa program.
Mar. 27, 2018
Arizona Conference Focuses On The Business Of Water
The business of water is a big part of the current and future plans for the state’s supply. That is the overarching topic of a conference being held Wednesday in Tucson.
Mar. 27, 2018
ABOR President Eileen Klein Stepping Down
On Monday, Eileen Klein announced she is stepping down as president of the Arizona Board of Regents later this year.
Mar. 27, 2018
What Does It Mean For Regulation After AZ Suspends Uber Testing?
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey suspended Uber’s testing of autonomous cars in Arizona yesterday with a letter citing the company’s “unquestionable failure” to comply with Arizona’s safety expectations for the industry.
Mar. 27, 2018
Mesa Schools Board To Vote On New Superintendent Contract
The Mesa Public Schools Governing Board is scheduled to vote on a new superintendent contract for current Park City Schools leader Ember Conley at its meeting Tuesday night.
Mar. 27, 2018
The Takeaway: One Answer to Gun Violence - Doctor-Advocates
Trauma surgeons and nurses who are on the front lines of gun violence are seeing no major changes in legislation or policy.
Mar. 27, 2018
Finding Common Ground Through Food: Phoenix Dinner Brings Together Diverse Community
If you ever want someone to open up, try asking this question: What’s a dish that’s close to your heart?
Mar. 27, 2018
Ducey Suspends Uber
Governor Doug Ducey has suspended Uber's ability to test self-driving cars on Arizona roads. The governor’s move follows a fatal crash last week that killed a pedestrian.
Mar. 27, 2018
The sea of "Red for Ed" supporters appears to have created a sea change for Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey.
Mar. 27, 2018
President Of Arizona Board Of Regents Steps Down
The president of the Arizona Board of Regents is stepping down after five years on the job. Eileen Klein announced Monday she’ll be leaving the board later this year.
Mar. 26, 2018
Area Law Enforcement: We Need More Intelligence Analysts
Leaders of area law enforcement agencies are saying they need more personnel trained in intelligence.
Mar. 26, 2018
Effort Underway To Rename Cesar Chavez
A resolution has been introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives to support calling Cesar Chavez’s birthday National Border Control Day.
Mar. 26, 2018
Remembering Arizona Highways Photographer Jerry Jacka
Only twice in Arizona Highways’ more than 100-year history has an entire issue of the magazine been dedicated to one person. This month’s edition is one of them. It’s dedicated to long-time contributing photographer Jerry Jacka.
Mar. 26, 2018
How Feasible Is It To Create A U.S.
President Trump recently mentioned that he wanted the U.S. to have its own “space force.” That particular phrasing caught a lot of people by surprise and made it seem extremely far-fetched. But members of the House have actually brought it up themselves.
Mar. 26, 2018

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