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Much ado about nothing

Despite the handwringing from public school advocates over Huppenthal’s well-reported pitch encouraging families to take advantage of the Empowerment Scholarship Account, the program that gives parents tax dollars to send their kids to private schools, has so far only attracted a small number of students.

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Arizona pension system still best for public workers, taxpayers

Glaring headlines about Arizona’s public worker retirement system suggest that your typical retired teacher, firefighter or police officer is sipping margaritas on a beach somewhere enjoying a six-figure pension. Meanwhile the state’s pension funds are running out of money, leaving you, the taxpayer, stuck with the bill.

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McSally shows fundraising strength in CD2 (access required)

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In Arizona’s 2nd Congressional District, Republican challenger Martha McSally bested incumbent U.S. Rep. Ron Barber, a Democrat, for the second consecutive reporting cycle, proving her impressive fundraising total posted in October was no fluke.

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