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Maricopa announces 2 finalists for city manager

Posted by   /  April 17, 2018  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

InMaricopa The City of Maricopa announced its two finalists for the job of city manager. The city will host a meet-and-greet with the candidates Tuesday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at City Hall. IF YOU GO What: Meet and Greet Who: City manager candidate When: Tuesday, April 17, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Where: City Hall, 39700 W. […]

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Economic Summit to give insight into Maricopa market

Posted by   /  April 17, 2018  /  Economy, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Bethany Blundell | Maricopa Monitor Denyse Airheart, director of economic development with the city, said the trend in communities across the nation is to support entrepreneurs and small businesses. And that is also the trend Maricopa is supporting with their upcoming economic summit. This summit — consisting of a keynote speaker and a panel […]

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New officers chosen for Arizona State Land Department Board of Appeals

Posted by   /  April 17, 2018  /  Government and Politics, Real Estate  /  No Comments

(Editor’s note: News releases are published unedited, unless they contain factual errors.)  Arizona State Land Department Board of Appeals members elect Travis Bard as chair, Keri Silvyn as vice chair for 2018-2019 term Travis Bard and Keri Silvyn have been elected as chair and vice chair, respectively, of the Board of Appeals of the Arizona State […]

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Pinal County seeks public comment on Draft 2018 Five-Year Transportation Program

Posted by   /  April 17, 2018  /  Government and Politics, Transportation  /  No Comments

SanTanValley.com Beginning today and through May 11th, the Draft 2018 Five-Year Transportation Improvement and Maintenance Program for Budget Years 2017-2018 through 2021-2022 is available for public review and comment by visiting the county’s website at: here Updated annually, the transportation program identifies potential funding and establishes a tentative schedule for countywide planning, construction, and maintenance projects. […]

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Paradise Valley budget talks illustrate a municipality in full bloom

Posted by   /  April 17, 2018  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Terrance Thornton | Paradise Valley Independent The financial picture of the Town of Paradise Valley could not be any rosier as operating revenues are up, expenditures are down and the municipality holds a staggering operating reserve of 104 percent. Paradise Valley Town Council Thursday, April 12 received an introductory overview of Town Manager Kevin Burke’s […]

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Here’s how Ducey would pay $580M for teacher raises

Posted by   /  April 17, 2018  /  Education, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Ben Giles | Arizona Capitol Times Gov. Doug Ducey plans on funding a 20 percent teacher raise over the next three years with rosy revenue projections and a mix of funding sweeps, lottery revenues and spending reductions. State budget analysts provided legislators an analysis of Ducey’s plan, which the governor announced on April 12 […]

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Don Shooter seeks $1.3 million from House speaker, Ducey’s chief of staff following removal

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

By Yvonne Wingett Sanchez and Dustin Gardiner | The Republic Don Shooter, who was ousted from office after an investigation found he sexually harassed women over many years, filed a precursor to a lawsuit Monday, saying the process used to oust him from the House of Representatives was rigged. Shooter claims he was denied due […]

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Judges face growing threats from unhappy politicians

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

Arizona was part of the movement as long as 6 years ago By Louis Jacobson | Governing Not long after the Pennsylvania Supreme Court threw out the state’s Republican-drawn congressional map earlier this year — a boon for Democrats who hope to flip control of the U.S. House in November — some Republicans state legislators […]

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Boozin’ and snoozin’

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

State seeks clampdown on online alcohol sales By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via Verde Independent Work unusual hours? Or just woke up in the middle of the night and suddenly realized you forgot someone’s birthday and need to send them a case of wine? Well, the way Attorney General Mark Brnovich sees it, […]

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AG opens an SB 1487 investigation into City of Sedona

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

By Ron Eland | Sedona Red Rock News The city of Sedona has been accused of violating state statute — and if found guilty it could result in the loss of millions of dollars. On Tuesday, April 10, Sedona City Attorney Robert Pickels and City Clerk Susan Irvine received a notice that a legislator was […]

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