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Do they park themselves? Rose Law Group Reporter Notable Quotable

Posted by   /  February 16, 2018  /  Off-Beat News, QUOTES  /  No Comments

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News from Neighboring States for Feb. 16, 2018: In a two-minute video, Romney, the former governor of Massachusetts and 2012 presidential nominee, emphasized his ties to Utah.

Posted by   /  February 16, 2018  /  Regional News  /  No Comments

  Utah: No surprise; Mitt Romney Announces Utah Senate Run New Mexico: No Congress members along Mexico border support funding Trump’s wall NV Energy plan will reduce Nevada customers’ electric bills California rents have risen to some of the nation’s highest. Here’s how that impacts residents Denver: $10 million in incentives for 1,300 new jobs […]

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Arizona State University president vows to support DACA students

Posted by   /  February 16, 2018  /  Education, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By KTAR.com The head of the largest public university in Arizona vowed to continue to support young immigrants who were brought to the U.S. as children and later attended state universities. Arizona State University President Michael Crow told KTAR News 92.3 FM that he has always supported advancing Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipients who […]

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Arizona a breeding ground for deregulation all sorts of professions and jobs

Posted by   /  February 16, 2018  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

League of Arizona Cities and Towns, says the bill is unnecessary because cities don’t heavily regulate professions By: Rachel Leingang | Arizona Capitol Times If there’s a professional license, there’s probably an Arizona lawmaker who wonders if it should exist. And the Arizona Legislature, following the example of the Gov. Doug Ducey, is attacking with […]

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Senate president offering ‘gift on a silver platter’ to get Democrats on his School Tuition Organizations bill

Posted by   /  February 16, 2018  /  Education, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Ben Giles | Arizona Capitol Times Senate President Steve Yarbrough threatened to strip a key provision out of a bill that would severely reduce the annual growth of a tax credit for private school scholarships. Democrats have balked at what Yarbrough, R-Chandler, has called a “grand bargain,” his offer to phase down a 20 […]

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Feds sue Arizona over rushed absentee voting

Posted by   /  February 16, 2018  /  Courts/Law, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

A special election was slated to take place after Rep. Trent Franks, a Republican representing Arizona’s Eighth Congressional District, announced his retirement By Matthew Renda | Courthouse News Service The federal government sued Arizona on Wednesday, claiming the state failed to give absentee voters enough time to consider the finalized and official ballot ahead of […]

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‘A Love Not Forgotten:’ Suns coach John McCleod and Alzheimer’s

Posted by   /  February 16, 2018  /  Featured News, Health Care, Sports  /  No Comments

Son acknowledges he has struggled while watching his father’s memory decline over the years By Kaelen Jones | Cronkite News he name John MacLeod means something in Arizona sports history. He is the Phoenix Suns’ winningest coach, amassing 579 victories in 13 seasons, and in 1976 became the first coach to lead Phoenix to the NBA […]

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Medical marijuana opponents seek harsh penalties for doctors

Posted by   /  February 15, 2018  /  Medical Marijuana  /  No Comments

Bill says doctors can go to prison for incomplete medical marijuana exam By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via Arizona Capitol Times State lawmakers are moving to make felons of doctors who don’t follow all the rules when recommending that a patient be allowed to use marijuana. The 6-3 vote Thursday for HB 2067 […]

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News from Neighboring States for Feb.15, 2018: A federal district judge concludes part of last year’s voter-approved Amendment 71 — which makes it harder to change the state constitution via ballot initiative — violates the U.S. Constitution.

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Part of Colorado’s Amendment 71 — “raise the bar” — is unconstitutional, federal judge concludes New Mexico: Utility blames environmental group for death of coal bill Romney’s Trump feud looms over Utah Senate race Ex-Clinton aide launches surprise bid for California governor Nevada: Lawyer for Steve Wynn’s ex-wife alleges Wynn Resorts ‘cover up’

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Arizona Legislative Briefs

Posted by   /  February 15, 2018  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

Pay caps Representative Bob Thorpe introduced legislation, HB2273, that establishes a compensation cap for public employees in an effort to curb excessive public employee salaries. HB2273 would cap the annual salary and benefits package for public employees at four times the median family income for Arizona. Arizona Representative Dr. Randall Friese complained bitterly about the […]

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