Superintendent of Public Instruction-elect Diane Douglas has expressed her disdain for the federal government’s hand in education, but she’ll be in charge of administering close to $2 billion in federal grants funneling through the Arizona Department of Education. Chuck Essigs, ...Read More »
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Public health officials say Arizona risks losing hundreds of doctors who are having trouble getting their licenses because of flaw in a law passed this year.Read More »
More than 300 attendees packed the Camelback Ballroom at The Phoenician the evening of Sept. 16 to honor the 2014 Arizona Capitol Times Leaders of the Year in Public Policy, now in its eighth year. This year’s honorees were selected ...Read More »
The Dolan Company, the Arizona Capitol Times’ parent company, has hired five executives as part of a reorganization of the corporate structure.Read More »
The Arizona Capitol Times asked its readers to predict how the primary elections would turn out. Here’s a look at what the newspaper’s readers think will happen.Read More »
So, you waited until today to vote. Perhaps you weren’t sure which candidate you like. Or maybe you just didn’t get an early ballot. There are some things you need to know.Read More »
A litigious libertarian think tank has asked the president of the state’s largest utility to account for the company’s political activity, and specifically whether the utility’s customers have been funding its electioneering or lobbying.Read More »
The Arizona Technology Council took its donation back from Gov. Jan Brewer’s political action committee after she used its cash to try to defeat a legislative candidate it supports.Read More »
The Arizona Capitol Times has announced its 2014 Leaders of the Year in Public Policy honorees. They will be honored from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 16 at the Phoenician, 6000 E. Camelback Road, Scottsdale.Read More »
Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal has joined the barbarians at the gate.
Huppenthal flip-flopped Tuesday on his position on Common Core, saying he “never” supported the learning standards. His new stance comes just two months after he spoke at an Arizona Capitol Times Morning Scoop forum on K-12 education issues, during which he implored education and business leaders to do a better job selling the virtues of the standards to voters.