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Are they all on Ducey’s speed dial?

The issue-advocacy television ad linking Smith to Obama by virtue of his leadership role in the US Conference of Mayors was designed by Ducey’s media consultant, Larry McCarthy. To read more on this item plus all the stories in the ...

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Make ready, take aim, (mis)fire!

Frank Riggs took aim at Ducey today, criticizing his GOP rival for comments he purportedly made at last week’s candidate forum hosted by the Home Builders Assn of Central Arizona regarding the prime contracting formula in Arizona’s transaction privilege tax ...

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Lawsuit potential? Check.

At the center of the budget fight at the Capitol is a proposal to prohibit K-12 districts from converting more schools into charters. Some lawmakers see this as “double dipping,” since the districts are accessing both the property tax base afforded to school districts, while receiving roughly $1,000 more per pupil in state aid for the students at the charter schools.

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Poised for relevance

The Arizona Republican Party in February posted six figures in federal campaign fundraising, the second consecutive month it has done so, while the Arizona Democratic Party barely cracked $50,000 for the month and owes debts totaling more than five times what it has on hand.

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Tired of the sideshows

One longtime lobbyist for the business community today (March 13) echoed the sentiment that business leaders are growing frustrated with the fringe element of both parties, and they need to aggressively engage in helping to elect state policymakers who will avoid “sideshows” like S1062 and, more pressingly, the efforts to undo Common Core.

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