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Higher academic standards = a stronger economy

Students in an algebra class at Osborn Middle School in central Phoenix work on a factoring problem in small groups on March 11. (Photo by Rachel Leingang/Arizona Capitol Times)

With the noise of HB2190 now in our rearview mirror, we can now focus on student achievement. High academic standards are here to stay in Arizona, at least for now, as Arizona lawmakers defeated yet another effort to prohibit the state from using the Arizona College and Career Ready Standards (ACCRS).

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Reduce carbon emissions in accordance with federal law

(AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Representing over 2,500 businesses across all industry sectors in Arizona, the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce understands the need for clean air and a healthy and safe environment in which to live, work and play. However, the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed state-specific carbon dioxide emission guidelines would result in Arizona facing one of the most stringent restrictions in the nation.

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