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Badly trounced two years ago, former Phoenix Mayor Paul Johnson is crafting a new initiative to scrap partisan elections in Arizona.
Republican candidates for Legislative District 18 come from varied backgrounds and experiences but have similar views on Common Core, Medicaid and the economy.
Beginning today, pawnbrokers can charge higher interest, bigger prizes will be available at some bars and restaurants, and some cough medicines will be off-limits to minors. State health officials will be able to inspect abortion clinics without first getting a warrant.
Denise Rowland gets the facts wrong (“Tennessee Walking Horse Industry Follows Regulations” May 30) about our organization and the widespread nature of the cruel practice of horse “soring.” But consider the source: Ms. Rowland herself has violated the federal Horse Protection Act; two USDA veterinarians disqualified her horse from showing because of evidence he had been sored. She is an apologist for the industry, which has had four decades to eradicate soring and has failed miserably. Meanwhile, the American Horse Council, American Veterinary Medical Association, all 50 state Veterinary Medical Associations, the American Association of Equine Practitioners and many other industry organizations support the PAST Act and staunchly oppose the bogus Blackburn/Alexander legislation.
The Gilbert Chamber of Commerce will host candidate forums featuring candidates from three local races.
A college town full of youth, excitement and a lot of hustle bustle. Newcomers are in and out constantly and there are those who have never lived anywhere else. Diversity has always been a part of the Tempe community and widely accepted.
After witnessing the horrors and difficulties of war, coming home often is the hardest part of a tour of military service for veterans and soldiers. Chandler and Gilbert are trying to ease the transition.
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.
State lawmakers refused Wednesday to overturn local zoning laws about keeping chickens in back yards even if an Oro Valley Republican quipped that it would help him with his social life.
Gov. Jan Brewer is defending a more than $17 million tax break for two kinds of companies – and only those two.
Agenda 21 Sustainable Development is a forty-chapter document adopted and signed by 178 nations at the United Nations Conference on the Environment and Development in Rio de Janeiro in 1992. Many people have heard the name, but don’t understand how it is being implemented and why it is so devastating to our American way of life.
Calling it an issue of “economic freedom,” a House panel voted Tuesday to force cities to allow residents to have poultry, a move one foe said means the state will “shove it down the throats” of nearby residents who don't want them.
In a major reversal, the Glendale City Council voted Tuesday to oppose federal legislation designed to block a tribal casino on the city's west side.
Raising stipends for officials a good step
State lawmakers are moving to require the state to buy computer programs for English learners with specifications that were crafted in detail by a company selling the software.
Calling them a federal “dictate,” Sen. Al Melvin convinced Republican colleagues in the Senate to vote Tuesday to scrap the Common Core education standards the state and schools adopted just four years earlier.
With the new year now in full swing, the Gilbert Chamber of Commerce continues to work to identify the programs and services that can best serve our business community. Like most businesses, we move steadily forward in pursuit of our goals.
Amid the multiple protestations concerning the controversial and now-vetoed SB 1062 were a collection of East Valley leaders and organizations concerned with how the bill would, and still might, hurt the state’s reputation.
Rejecting last minute pleas from supporters, Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed late Wednesday controversial legislation billed as protecting religious freedom.
A controversial bill passed by the Arizona Legislature has sparked conversation and debate across the nation.
Saying the legislation would be “unbelievably damaging” to the state, the head of a major economic development group is urging Gov. Jan Brewer to veto legislation expanding the ability of businesses to use their religion to deny services.
State lawmakers want to force voters to reapprove, over and over again, perhaps dozens of measures they previously enacted.
State lawmakers are moving to make it easier for anyone to sue a city over its gun laws, and the sponsor said he's specifically aiming it at Tucson.
A House panel agreed Tuesday to stiffen penalties for those who abuse pets, but only after carving out what essentially amounts to special treatment – and looser regulations – for farmers and ranchers.
State lawmakers sent a warning Monday to local officials: Do anything to help the federal government enforce its guns laws and find yourself out on the street.