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Q&A with Rep. Isela Blanc (access required)

Rep. Isela Blanc, a Democrat from Tempe, created a reputation as a relentless — if a bit wordy — floor debater and a progressive who was unwilling to take any Republican policy lying down. But now she’s on a temporary ...

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Q&A with Murphy Bannerman (access required)

After the 2016 election, photojournalist Murphy Bannerman went from taking pictures at rallies to organizing one of Phoenix’s largest: the Women’s March. She went into community organizing, served as a spokeswoman for the Arizona Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee during the ...

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Q&A with Lisa Graham Keegan

Education is the hottest topic in the state right now as Gov. Doug Ducey, Superintendent Kathy Hoffman and the state health department come up with the fully fleshed out plan to get kids back in school for in-person instruction. Capitol ...

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Q&A with David Morgan

The Capitol Times has had its fair share of dustups with government officials — lest anyone forget the State House’s attempt to effectively kick out a reporter with this paper in 2016. But at the least, those elected or appointed at the ...

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Q&A with Joe Ferguson (access required)

When Gov. Doug Ducey extended his moratorium on most residential evictions until Oct. 31, it felt like an answer to Pima County Constable Joe Ferguson’s prayers. But Ferguson, one of the people responsible for carrying out evictions, told the Arizona ...

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Q&A with Joel Edman (access required)

Joel Edman, the executive director of the Arizona Advocacy Network, virtually sat down with Arizona Capitol Times for the latest edition of the zoom Q&As. Edman, a lawyer who graduated from Arizona State University for undergrad and Harvard University for ...

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Q&A with Emily Anne Gullickson (access required)

For the third in its new series of video interviews with movers and shakers from the world of Arizona politics, the Arizona Capitol Times sat down (virtually) with Emily Anne Gullickson, the founder and executive director of education non-profit A ...

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Q&A with Stephanie Parra (access required)

This second edition of the Arizona Capitol Times’ video Q&A feature is an interview with Stephanie Parra, executive director of ALL in Education. Parra spent three years as the government relations director for the Arizona Education Association before joining ALL ...

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Q&A with Will Humble (access required)

The pandemic has brought changes to our way of life in so many ways, and for the Arizona Capitol Times, we had to suspend our weekly Q&A, a feature to bring the faces and voices of the Capitol to you. ...

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