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Dodie Londen program trains GOP women candidates (access required)

The Dodie Londen Excellence in Public Services Series, named in honor of the late chairwoman of the Arizona Republican Party, offers training to Republican women who want to be involved politically. Participants run the gamut from the politically uninitiated to women running for office now to women who work for campaigns and candidates.

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Arizona’s top 5 women lobbyists

Our top women lobbyists list really identifies five tenacious professionals whose communication skills, character and depth of knowledge about the issues important to their clients makes them stand out. They just happen to be women.

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Construction mogul extends reach beyond industry (access required)

Family is the only thing that really pulls J. Doug Pruitt away from running a 120-year-old construction company. He freely admits his “vacations” are often off-time jaunts during business trips. His tireless demeanor has earned him much respect and even greater influence in and outside of the construction industry.

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AZ Chamber pushes for overhaul of state-retirement system (access required)

Despite a fairly positive report on the stability of the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) earlier this year, a major business group with no direct involvement in the fund is expressing serious concern.

The Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry, none of whose member firms has employees enrolled in a public pension plan, is calling for a major overhaul of ASRS to radically change how benefits are calculated for future retirees.

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Arts education: The true picture (access required)

Most K-12 schools in Arizona offer students some sort of arts instruction, but the vast majority of those schools spend less than $1 per student per year in supporting those classes, according to a report released in July.

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