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Modifying The Legislative Session Length
When the legislative session gets started, there is informal chatter and maybe even some side bets about how long it is going to last.
Feb. 5, 2014
Independent Voters Grow In Arizona
This year's gubernatorial race is shaping up to be one of Arizona's more competitive ones in several elections, especially in the Republican primary.
Feb. 5, 2014
Study: Arizona
Concerns about local and state pension systems has been a national issue. The city of Phoenix recently had conflict among its councilmembers about what should be done to keep the system solvent.
Feb. 5, 2014
APS Deals With New Solar Customer Fee
Last year, Arizona Public Service asked the Arizona Corporation Commission for the chance to charge its solar customers more.
Feb. 5, 2014
Quiet Technology Air Tours Increasing At Grand Canyon
Air tours of Grand Canyon National Park are on the increase.
Feb. 5, 2014
Scottsdale City Council Approves Over $12 Million In Changes To TPC
The Phoenix Open came to a close Sunday, and now its host golf course will be getting a face lift.
Feb. 5, 2014
Small Plane Crashes Near Deer Valley Airport, 3 Hospitalized
Three people are hospitalized after the crash of a small plane Tuesday, near the Deer Valley Airport.
Feb. 5, 2014
Texas-Based Company Recalls 16,000 Pounds Of Meat
Arizonans are being urged to be on the lookout for beef from a Texas-based company that has recalled nearly 16,000 pounds of its product, over concerns of e-coli contamination.
Feb. 5, 2014
Study Finds Direct Link Between Sugary Diets And Fatal Cardiac Disease
A new study shows a link between heart disease and sugar intake.
Feb. 5, 2014
Measure Aims To End Puppy Mills
Arizona’s ban on roadside pet sales would be expanded statewide under legislation given the unanimous approval on Tuesday of the House Water and Agriculture Committee.
Feb. 5, 2014
McCain Supports Brain Health Study He Says Is Essential To Future Of Boxing
Arizona Senator John McCain is joining Senate President Harry Reid, doctors from the Cleveland Clinic, the world’s two premiere boxing and four mixed martial arts groups, to support a brain trauma study by the noted medical center.
Feb. 5, 2014
House Committee Votes To Allow Refusal Of Service Based On Religious Beliefs
The measure expands existing protections to people with sincerely held religious beliefs to those facing civil suits from people claiming to be the victims of discrimination.
Feb. 5, 2014
Shorter Legislative Sessions
Arizona’s legislative sessions would be better if they were shorter, at least that is what some state lawmakers think.
Feb. 5, 2014
Legislative Panel Advances Changes
Specialty license plates in Arizona would have to have a more standard design, under a measure approved by a state Senate committee Tuesday.
Feb. 4, 2014
Fire Destroys Pinal County Elections Equipment
Pinal County has lost virtually all of its elections equipment to a fire.
Feb. 4, 2014
House Panel Wants Voters To Reauthorize Ballot Measures
An Arizona House committee on Tuesday passed a resolution that could force voters to reapprove ballot referenda and initiatives every eight years, if they require the state to spend money.
Feb. 4, 2014
Bill Allows For Removal Of Endangered Wolves Suspected Of Attacking Cattle
A state Senate committee has approved legislation that would allow the Arizona Department of Agriculture to take endangered Mexican Gray Wolves, if they’re caught in the act of or suspected of attacking cattle.
Feb. 4, 2014
IRS Recommends Filing Taxes Online, Avoid
The Internal Revenue Service says you should have all the information you need, now, to file your tax return for 2013.
Feb. 4, 2014
Senate Looks To Block Use Of Electronic Data Obtained Without Warrant
An Arizona Senate panel has voted to block state and local police from using certain information they get from federal agents, even though that could lead to people dying in a terrorist attack.
Feb. 4, 2014
Caroll Spinney On Big Bird And Oscar The Grouch
"Oscar (the Grouch) was a harder one for me initially, because I had never did a big, rough, tough guy’s voice." Interview by James Sullivan, 2006.
Feb. 4, 2014

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