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Report: Arizona Diamondbacks officials visited Vancouver twice over Chase Field concerns

Posted by   /  February 26, 2020  /  Sports  /  No Comments

The Diamondbacks received a walking tour of B.C. Place Stadium in Vancouver./YouTube By Jeremy Cluff | The Republic  The Arizona Diamondbacks sent officials to Vancouver twice in the past two years to check out possibly playing there as an emergency home, according to a report by The Athletic. The report said that the team visited the […]

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Regional News: Trump’s Nevada play leaves nation’s nuclear waste in limbo

Posted by   /  February 26, 2020  /  Energy and Environment, Regional News  /  No Comments

The president wants to win the state he narrowly lost in 2016, but he may be jumping into an energy issue By Eric Wolff and Anthony Adragna | POLITICO President Donald Trump is seeking to woo Nevada voters by abandoning the GOP’s decades of support for storing the nation’s nuclear waste under a mountain northwest […]

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Debut of Groundbreaking Musical About a DREAMer Shatters Arizona Box Office Records, Attracts Diverse Audiences; Next Stop New York City for Performance on April 17th

Posted by   /  February 26, 2020  /  Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

For more information on the production: AmericanoTheMusical.comFor media inquiries please contact Jennifer Sturgeon or Mike Sunnucks at JSturgeon@RoseMoserAllynPr.com or mailto:MSunnucks@RoseMoserAllynPR.com or call (480) 495-3806 or (623) 760-5543

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Senate rejects Gov. Ducey’s proposed state tax break for military pensions

Posted by   /  February 26, 2020  /  2020 Legislature, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via Arizona Daily Star State senators on Tuesday rejected the one tax break sought by Gov. Doug Ducey in his State of the State speech. Four Republicans lined up with the 13 Senate Democrats to quash the idea of exempting military pensions from the state’s income tax. None […]

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Cities hate it, but Ducey signs bill banning local bans on natural gas anyway

Posted by   /  February 26, 2020  /  Energy and Environment  /  No Comments

A Phoenix sunset with a film of haze. /Alan Levine via Flickr By Elizabeth Whitman | Phoenix New Times Governor Doug Ducey has signed into law a bill that will prevent cities and towns in Arizona from banning natural gas, despite clear opposition from major cities. Spokesperson Patrick Ptak said that Ducey signed House Bill […]

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Opinion: ‘The Arizona Republic’ will no longer make candidate endorsements. Here’s why.

Posted by   /  February 26, 2020  /  2020 Elections, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

Readers have made it clear: You want to be informed about elections but not told how to vote. We hear you. By Phil Boas | The Republic  Our highest calling as a news organization is to bring you important facts quickly and accurately so you can make informed decisions. You need information to understand your […]

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Ethics committee won’t hear complaint over removal of migrant-rights advocates from Arizona Capitol hearing

Posted by   /  February 25, 2020  /  2020 Legislature  /  No Comments

Sen. Sine Kerr By Maria Polletta | The Republic  The Senate Judiciary Committee was considering Concurrent Resolution 1007, which would enshrine Arizona’s ban on “sanctuary cities” — those with policies limiting how local law enforcement can help federal immigration authorities. Arizona Republic The head of the Senate Ethics Committee has dismissed a complaint against Eddie […]

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Alliance Metals says they’re listening, have made changes to plans

Posted by   /  February 25, 2020  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

By John Gutekunst | Parker Pioneer   (Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Alliance Metals.) Loren Barton VP Alliance MetalsAlliance Metals is asking for the McMullen Valley Community to give them a second look. In a column for the Parker Pioneer. Alliance Senior Vice President Loren Barton said the company has been listening and responding to the concerns […]

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Tempe looks at plans for new multifamily on light rail at Eastline Village

Posted by   /  February 25, 2020  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

Eastline Village The Tempe City Council will consider plans for a 180-unit multifamily and mixed-use development at the Eastline Village property at Apache Boulevard and Smith Drive. The development is on the Metro light rail near the Smith-Martin/Apache stop. Development plans also call for 19,309 square feet of commercial space. The property is on 5.54 […]

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Senate seeks to limit redistricting commission’s ability to shape legislative boundaries

Posted by   /  February 25, 2020  /  2020 Legislature, Courts/Law  /  No Comments

Justice Breyer with opinion in Harris v. Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission/Art Lien By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via Arizona Daily Star State senators voted Monday to limit the leeway of the Independent Redistricting Commission to draw legislative boundaries despite claims it could illegally harm the ability of minorities to elect lawmakers of their […]

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