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 »
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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.
GOP gubernatorial candidate Christine Jones decried a disparaging comment that rival Doug Ducey made about her business experience as sexist, and said the state treasurer is being a “misogynistic jerk.”Read More »
The parent company of the Arizona Capitol Times announced June 30 that it has appointed a new CEO.Read More »
A court has approved the bankruptcy reorganization plan of Dolan Co., a business and legal publisher that is the parent company of the Arizona Capitol Times.Read More »
Almost two dozen incumbent lawmakers can boast of earning the Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s endorsement despite opposing the business community’s biggest policy positions in the last two years.Read More »
The Arizona Capitol Times took home 16 awards in the 2013 Arizona Press Club contest, and one of its reporters was a finalist for the organization’s top honor.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer’s agenda in her final regular legislative session lacked the blockbuster policies, drag-out fights and frayed nerves of 2013. Instead, the governor proposed a far more modest agenda in 2014. Relatively small spending increases in a few key areas, two low-profile economic development bills and legislation strengthening the state’s human trafficking laws were among the biggest policies she pursued.Read More »
Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal today compared Common Core opponents to “barbarians at the gate’’ and vowed to fight them to preserve the educational standards.Read More »
A small group of lawmakers and Capitol staffers will begin making their pitch for a new child safety organization to the Legislature next week.Read More »