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Meet the leadership (access required)

It has been said that leaders are born, not created. At the Capitol, they are elected by the Republican and Democrat caucuses after November elections in even years. Here is a look at the duties of those lawmakers duly elected ...

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Timeline for Arizonans for Clean Elections (access required)

Here are milestones in the short history of Arizona’s system of publicly funding candidates for statewide office. Opponents call the System “welfare for politicians,” while backers hail it as an end to “big money” influence in elections. June 29, 1998: ...

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Arizona Thanksgivings (access required)

On November 8, 1880, Arizona Territory Governor John C. Fremont declared a day of thanksgiving. A year later the Arizona Territorial Legislature designated Thanksgiving an annual legal holiday. Not long after the governor’s declaration, Arizonans began relishing the jovial spirit ...

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