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Arizona’s hidden gems (access required)

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Arizona boasts of little-known gems and beautiful, hidden nooks that add just a touch of “wow” to a state prominent for its wide spaces and panoramic vistas. Here’s a selection of the best as chosen by the staff of the Arizona Capitol Times.

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House Democrats call for Gowan ethics investigation

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Two top House Democrats want that chamber's Ethics Committee to investigate Speaker David Gowan and other key Republicans. In a formal complaint Tuesday, Minority Leader Eric Meyer and Minority Whip Rebecca Rios cite published reports about the travels of the GOP lawmakers.

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Montenegro repays ALEC for travel stipend

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House Majority Leader Steve Montenegro has repaid the American Legislative Exchange Council for a travel stipend he received for attending the organization’s July 2015 conference in San Diego, which he drove to at no personal cost while using a state fleet vehicle.

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New Corporation Commissioner Tobin will take to the road

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If you’re not sure what the Arizona Corporation Commission (ACC) is or does, don’t feel bad; you’re in good company. I’ve traveled all across this state as a former speaker of the Arizona House of Representatives and as the director of the departments of Weights and Measures, Insurance, and Financial Institutions.

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Arizona gets extension to meet REAL ID license requirements

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Arizona Department of Transportation officials said Wednesday the state has been given extra time by the federal government to develop a driver's license that complies with new federal security rules mandated by the 2005 REAL ID Act, a move that means state residents will likely be able to continue using their current documents at airports and federal buildings for five more years.

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State takes first step toward Real ID

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State officials are taking the first steps to ensure that Arizonans are not denied access to commercial flights next year: Asking the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for a waiver for Arizona residents from a requirement that they have a special secure license to get on board.

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