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Several Republicans now find themselves in unfriendly districts, chief among them seatmates Montenegro and JP Weiers.Read More »
The state redistricting commission's road show of its draft congressional and legislative maps continues Wednesday evening with a public hearing in Payson.Read More »
County officials tie highway projects to economic development prospectsA trifecta of ill-timed displays of Mother Nature’s fury during the first seven months of 2010 battered Coconino County, leaving one Flagstaff neighborhood designated a disaster area by the state and federal government. Read More »
Harkins Theatres and the state are on the verge of settling a hard-fought, groundbreaking lawsuit that became the center of a national struggle between theater owners and the hearing and visually impaired.Read More »
Even as initiatives to increase school accountability go into effect, Arizona lacks effective database for tracking teacher performance and student achievement. And education officials say the state has a long way to go before it can even manage data in a meaningful way.Read More »
Senate President Russell Pearce’s first TV ads will cost his campaign $10,000 and will target FOX News viewers, as well as other cable stations.
The ads, set to air this week, are timed to reach early voters in the Nov. 8 recall election against him.
Republicans are really mad about redistricting. An approved draft (as in preliminary) congressional map strengthens the chances of Democratic incumbents Gabby Giffords and Raul Grijalva, both of whom narrowly won re-election last year. Republican freshman David Schweikert and Ben Quayle, on the other hand, appear to be on a collision course and could face each other in the primary in 2012. And Republicans have argued that the map, which has two rural districts, runs counter to the required constitutional requirement of respecting communities of interest.Read More »
Pearce’s allies have seized on the controversy about donated school items that Lewis gave away when he was serving as a principal to show he’s not as saintly as depicted.Read More »
After the latest round of attacks and counter attacks by Republican and Democrat party leaders over the alleged unfairness of the draft congressional district map proposed by the Independent Redistricting Commission, I went back to read the actual requirements for redistricting in the Arizona Constitution.Read More »