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Judge Tells IRC To Redraw Maps (access required)

Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Kenneth Fields has ruled all 30 legislative districts unconstitutional and ordered the Independent Redistricting Commission to create a new set of maps within 45 days for use in this year’s elections. The ruling issued Jan. ...

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Camp Lowell (access required)

The men in the photo are officers stationed at Camp Lowell, a military camp established in 1866 near Tucson. They are (from left): Major John Lauderdale, Captain Evan Miles, Lieutenant William Sherwood, Dr. Durrant and Lieutenant Valentine Silva. Major Lauderdale, ...

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Flake Dreams Of New Capitol (access required)

House Speaker Jake Flake, R-Dist. 5, says the state needs “a beautiful new capitol as a centerpiece” for celebrating its Centennial in 2012. “We’re meeting in an outdated Capitol,” he told his House colleagues during opening ceremonies for the regular ...

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Governor’s ’05 Budget Hits $7.2 Billion (access required)

Governor Napolitano is proposing that the state sell $128 million in state buildings on leaseback arrangements to make the fiscal 2005 payment of the Ladewig tax refund settlement. The proposal is part of the governor’s recommendations released Jan. 15 for ...

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