Elections for two new at-large seats to the Maricopa County Community College District governing board will take place, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled today.Read More »
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Gov. Jan Brewer called the amount of personal finances and "dark money'' spent on races this year "astounding.''Read More »
Despite his self-inflicted blunders, incumbent Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal is blaming his loss in the Republican primary to Diane Douglas on Common Core, the state’s learning standards.Read More »
When Matt Cottle asked his boss to let him work in the supermarket’s bakery, she told him he’d never do anything more than collect grocery carts.Read More »
More people die in Arizona each year by suicide than from motor vehicle accidents.
The state spends more than $8,500 per person per year to assist the seriously mentally ill — more than to educate children in the public school system.
Lake Mary, a man-made body of water, was created less than a year after a dam was built in a shallow valley south of Flagstaff. Remnants of a temporary sawmill and living quarters can be seen in this March 1905 photograph of the lake, which measured half a mile wide, 6 miles long and 28 feet deep.Read More »
The state’s jobless rate ticked up one-tenth of a point last month, to 7.0 percent, amid lackluster overall growth of jobs in the private sector and sharp but seasonally expected declines in employment in public education.Read More »
For all the promises of the survival of Republican lawmakers who voted for Medicaid expansion, the few remaining in the Senate could find their ranks diminished at the conclusion of the primary election.Read More »
The Arizona Democratic Party and a conservative lobbyist are alleging in separate complaints filed with the Citizens Clean Elections Commission that Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal used state resources for campaigning.Read More »
The dearth of reliable, independent polling in Arizona elections is nothing new. A long-term decline in independent polling by universities and media organizations has left IEs and other biased groups as the main source of publicly available polling for the state’s elections.Read More »