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The chair of the Arizona Republican Party said Corporation Commission Chair Susan Bitter Smith should look at stepping down.
Dec. 1, 2015
Navajo Nation schools
In 2014, the U.S. Bureau of Indian Education launched a reform effort to improve student outcomes in its school system. Some education officials are optimistic about the idea, but many are concerned the effort is just another empty promise from the federal government.
Dec. 1, 2015
Bob Burns
An Arizona regulator wants the state’s biggest utility to turn over campaign contribution records that could be linked to dark money in last year’s election.
Dec. 1, 2015
Tom Horne
The contributions came in the form of attack ads against Republican Attorney General Tom Horne during the 2010 attorney general’s race.
Dec. 1, 2015
Sheriff Joe Arpaio
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio effectively deputized citizens with valid handgun permits while announcing the 22nd year of his holiday mall patrol.
Dec. 1, 2015
Brnovich
The Attorney General cited a variety of ways Susan Bitter Smith's regulatory powers conflict with her lobbying for the cable television industry, including broadband. Now others are raising questions about whether her possible conflict of interest in that area goes deeper than previously reported.
Dec. 1, 2015
AzMERIT asessment report
The Arizona Department of Education released official AZMERIT test scores today Monday. These results show less than half of students in the state got a passing score.
Nov. 30, 2015
Shoppers don’t have to leave the comfort of their homes to get Cyber Monday deals. They just have to make sure their mobile device has a full battery.
Nov. 30, 2015
Well-drilling platform
The first comprehensive study in decades of the world’s aquifers found that most groundwater doesn’t renew itself in the span of a human lifetime.
Nov. 30, 2015
Damaged Wood
Invasive insects boring into firewood has caused devastation in other parts of the country.
Nov. 30, 2015
A September 2014 storm released heavy metals and iron from the mine site, causing orange sludge to appear downstream in the Harshaw Creek watershed south of Patagonia.
Nov. 30, 2015
Susan Bitter Smith
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich is asking the state Supreme Court to remove one of Arizona’s top regulators from office for allegedly violating a state conflict of interest law.
Nov. 30, 2015
Mexico’s agency that promotes trade and investment, ProMexico, opened an office in Phoenix office last week, following Mayor Greg Stanton's signing of an an economic development agreement with Mexico City.
Nov. 30, 2015
Secretary Sally Jewell
The Bureau of Indian Education is hoping a few more schools will venture out of their administrative nest, encouraging tribes to take over management. The hope is that schools will actually thrive when locally run. But it’s a hard transition.
Nov. 30, 2015
Courtroom
Fathers have a small window to claim paternity before losing parental rights. Arizona’s two appeals courts have issued different decisions in cases where fathers tried to stop adoptions of their biological children.
Nov. 30, 2015
Most of the seven cities doing a special mid-decade census will finish the count this week.
Nov. 30, 2015
Nearly 50,000 Native American children across the country, or about 10 percent, attend schools run by the Bureau of Indian Education. It’s a federal system that has been around in some form for more than 150 years. The school system is now facing some fundamental changes.
Nov. 30, 2015
University of Phoenix Stadium
Less than 50 days remain until Arizona hosts its fifth College Football National Championship in less than 20 years. It's crunch time for those preparing for events in downtown Phoenix and Glendale.
Nov. 30, 2015
The city of Sunland Park, N.M., is trying to restore its reputation after years of political scandal and fiscal abuse. That effort is underway even as a group of citizens push for the city to disincorporate.
Nov. 29, 2015
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Short-term rental platforms like Airbnb and HomeAway have gone untaxed in Arizona’s second largest city. A mayoral task force is looking to change that.
Nov. 27, 2015

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