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A University of Arizona doctor who was pushing for more research into medical marijuana is being let go — she believes for political reasons.
The field of contenders to represent East Valley residents in Congress, the State Senate and the State House of Representatives has been finalized.
Arizona is pulling out of a controversial multi-state consortium that is crafting tests for students.
Rebuffing a bid to add new last-minute string to funding, state senators gave preliminary approval Wednesday to creating a new Department of Child Safety and providing what is now $63 million in new cash to get it started.
Top legislative leaders are telling Gov. Jan Brewer she can have the money she wants for child welfare — but not all at once.
The Air Force’s mission is to fly, fight, and win … in air, space, and cyberspace. This is a mission that relies heavily on energy and electricity.
Calling the spending premature and perhaps unnecessary, Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed a measure Wednesday to hire an outside expert to study the state's child welfare agency.
Glendale will not be getting help from the rest of the state to cover the cost of public safety at next year's Super Bowl.
The House gave final approval Monday to legislation to require an external review of how Arizona has been handling its child protective services.
Do not fret Gilbert teachers, you have a voice. Even though the school board wants to silent your voices, the voice you have will be in the voting booth. To finally bring sanity to the Gilbert school board, all of your voices have to come with your votes.
After weeks of back-and-forth discussions and negotiations among state lawmakers, public schools across Arizona now know how much they’ll lose in funding for their charter campuses.
Gov. Jan Brewer inked her approval to a new $9.2 billion spending plan Friday – but not before using her constitutional power to excise some items she does not like.
The Arizona Legislature approved a state budget Monday night that set spending at $9.2 billion for the coming budget year after negotiating a compromise on several issues that had hung up a final deal for weeks.
House Speaker Andy Tobin said Thursday he and Gov. Jan Brewer have reached a deal on a new state budget.
A $9.21 billion spending plan approved Tuesday by the state Senate is unacceptable and could draw a veto, a top aide to Gov. Jan Brewer said.
A bill introduced by the state Senate would have cost school districts across Arizona, including the East Valley, a sizable chunk of funding for the upcoming fiscal year.
House Republicans gave preliminary approval late Thursday for a new budget that adds some – but only part – of what dissidents sought for their needed votes.
Saying the plan shorts child safety and education, six dissident House Republicans said Wednesday talks have broken down with their own party leaders, leaving a proposed $9.2 billion state budget in limbo.
Arizona House legislators say one of the biggest issues stalling budget talks is a Senate-approved ban on public schools converting to charter schools.
A battle over public school districts that convert schools into charters to get more funding stalled Arizona budget talks for several hours Monday.
Caving in part to demands by the governor, the state Senate voted 16-13 Thursday for a nearly $9.2 billion spending plan that includes additional cash for child welfare and education than they had first offered.
A $9.2 billion spending plan that trims more than $150 million from Gov. Jan Brewer's proposal was introduced in the Arizona Senate on Monday, but Senate President Andy Biggs' proposal faces an uncertain future in the House and with Gov. Jan Brewer.
Unable to kill outright the Common Core program they fear, state senators now are moving to let schools opt out of the national education standards.
Arizona's education standards are safe, at least for now.
An Arizona bill that would prohibit the state from using a set of educational standards known across the U.S. as Common Core has received initial approval.