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Mesa crowdsourcing ideas through online resident forum

Posted by   /  September 24, 2017  /  Government and Politics, Media and Entertainment, Real Estate  /  No Comments

Brielle Ashford, The Republic Got an idea to spark change in Mesa, but short on time to attend City Council meetings or track down staff? You may want to visit Imagine Mesa — a digital forum the city is piloting to make it easier to get involved. The site launched in June as a trial […]

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Water bailout? Colorado River tribes pose statewide leasing idea

Posted by   /  September 24, 2017  /  Government and Politics, Water  /  No Comments

By Tony Davis | Arizona Daily Star Think of it as a water bailout, easing Arizona’s Colorado River woes and the legal-environmental water conflicts plaguing many rural communities. Think of it as a boon for Indian tribes looking to make better and more lucrative use of their river water. Or, think of it as an […]

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REGIONAL NEWS for Sept. 24, 2017: If law, healthcare bill would likely leave millions of Californians without access to regular medical care.

Posted by   /  September 24, 2017  /  Regional News  /  No Comments

California would take biggest hit under Senate Republicans’ latest Obamacare repeal plan Utah: Despite massive cuts, nonprofits find opportunities to help people enroll in Obamacare Colorado Republicans vote to keep 2018 primaries open to unaffiliated voters Nevada: Resignation creates ripple effect in the Legislature New Mexico: Public Service Co. seeks more solar, wind and geothermal

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7 East Valley teen suicides in 6 weeks alarm schools

Posted by   /  September 24, 2017  /  Education, Health Care  /  No Comments

By Jim Walsh | East Valley Tribune Seven East Valley teenagers committed suicide during a six-week period earlier this summer, creating a disturbing suicide cluster and a grassroots effort to do everything possible to prevent additional deaths. The unusual suicide cluster included six boys and a girl ranging from 13 to 18 years old. Six […]

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[SUNDAY FEATURE] The not-so-glossy future of magazines

Posted by   /  September 24, 2017  /  Featured News, Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

By Sydney Ember and Michael M. Grynbaum | The New York Times One evening in mid-September, a gaggle of writers and bon vivant editors gathered by the outdoor fireplace and ivy-covered trellis of a West Village tavern. Steak was served, and the toasts lasted late into the night, the revelry trickling out to the nearby […]

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GOP rival blasts Secretary of State Reagan over Trump commission’s voter-data request

Posted by   /  September 24, 2017  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

Dan Barr, a media lawyer who specializes in public-records cases, said there’s no requirement in Arizona law that anyone use a specific form to request records By Dustin Gardiner | The Republic Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan continues to take flak for her changing stance on the Trump administration’s request for voter information — […]

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It’s true: Arizona has the most female legislators

Posted by   /  September 24, 2017  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Allie Bice | The Republic THE MEDIA: Web. WHO SAID IT: Arizona House Democrats and Republicans. THE COMMENT: “(Geraldine Peten’s) addition to the Legislature increases female representation at the Capitol to 40 percent, a historical high point for the state according to the National Conference of State Legislatures.” THE FORUM: Joint news release from […]

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REGIONAL NEWS for Sept. 23,2017: One theory holds the former inhabitants of the homeless area left the state.

Posted by   /  September 23, 2017  /  Regional News  /  No Comments

Utah: Mystery: Where have hundreds of homeless people gone? Nevada: Water agency’s money-losing sideline — ranching, farming New Mexico: Archaeologists: More protections needed for Chaco region Los Angeles: Activists protest 33-story apartment tower on the edge of skid row Colorado: BARKitecture: Airport shows off fancy, solar-powered doghouses for sustainability competition  

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Government agency backs import protection for U.S. solar panel industry

Posted by   /  September 23, 2017  /  Energy and Environment, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

The 4-0 vote by the International Trade Commission could boost Trump administration efforts to take a more aggressive stance on trade enforcement By Jacob M. Schlesinger, Andrew Tangel and Erin Ailworth | The Wall Street Journal President Donald Trump’s pledge to offer American companies more aggressive protection from foreign competition got fresh ammunition Friday, when […]

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116 Arizona lobbyists could face attorney general investigation

Posted by   /  September 23, 2017  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Alia Beard Rau | The Republic The Arizona Secretary of State’s Office has referred 116 lobbyists to the Attorney General’s Office after they failed to file paperwork detailing which public officials they were spending money on and why. According to state records acquired by The Arizona Republic Friday, the lobbyists did not file the […]

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