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Arizona’s drought plan offers key lessons for the road ahead

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rizona will need to bring the same quality of leadership and creative problem-solving that produced the DCP success story when water stakeholders resume work on the other pillars of a sustainable water future: protecting groundwater in both urban and rural areas, starting the regional process of re-negotiating the 2007 Interim Guidelines, and finding collaborative ways of conserving water while benefitting Arizona’s rivers and streams.

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Newspaper’s Supreme Court analysis short on facts

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Considered in light of nearly two centuries of combined litigation experience, the Arizona Republic’s recent article on the expansion of the Arizona Supreme Court by reporter Maria Polleta, was disappointing given its overt political rhetoric. (“By adding justices to the Arizona Supreme Court, did Ducey help the state — or help himself?”) Without troubling to present historical context and practical considerations, Ms. Polleta, left readers misinformed.

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