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Ryan is a Phoenix-based reporter covering politics in Washington, D.C. He grew up in the Valley of the Sun and has multiple passions: journalism, musical theater, gaming, and more.
Arizona will see the steepest cuts, with the state set to give up 592,000 acre-feet of water – the amount of water is takes to cover an acre to a depth of 1 foot – in 2023.
Arizona voters this fall made it slightly tougher on themselves when it comes to passing laws at the ballot box, but they also sent a strong message to state legislators—keep your hands off voter initiatives.
Marijuana sales brought in $221 million in taxes in 2021, and sales in 2022 were on pace to eclipse that number, with $196 million in taxes in the first nine months of the year.
Gov.-elect Katie Hobbs pressed on toward a transition Wednesday as aides laid out the incoming administration’s priorities and promised she will be “a governor for all Arizonans.”
Republicans hold 212 US House seats, with three vacancies, and they need to gain six seats nationwide to retake control of the House and block the Democratic agenda.
Tribal leaders urged lawmakers to pass bills that would protect sacred sites by creating a new tribal designation and require Native input on decisions.
The Citizens Clean Elections Commission provides public funding to candidates who pledge to not accept donations from PACs or special interest groups.
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