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Here’s Katie Hobbs’ Plan to Improve Education and Save Taxpayers Money

The budget includes a $150 million investment in the Housing Trust Fund, which would help develop and preserve affordable housing across the state.

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Nygren to Be Sworn In as Next Navajo Nation President

A political newcomer, Nygren will take charge of an office that heavily intersects with the federal government, as do other tribes that receive federal funding for services like housing, health care, education, and public safety.

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Where Are They Now? A Look Back on Arizona’s Insurrectionist Lawmakers

They spent the last two years defending a violent attack on the US Capitol that they played a hand in. Here's where they’ve ended up, and what role they’ll take in shaping Arizona in 2023.

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Gov. Hobbs Calls on Elected Officials to End Conspiracy Theories in Inaugural Address

In her speech, Hobbs outlined an agenda focused on water, border security, healthcare access, affordability, workforce development, and education.

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Democrat Katie Hobbs Takes Office as Arizona Governor

Hobbs plans to tackle Arizona's growing cost of living, address affordable housing, and the state's water emergency, which has been exasperated by ongoing drought.

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Arizona Fire Districts Face Uncertain Funding Future After Ballot Measure’s Failure

Arizona voters said no to a plan that would have added one-tenth of a penny to the state sales tax to benefit rural fire district.

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A One-on-One with Arizona’s New Secretary of State Adrian Fontes

Fontes sat down with The Copper Courier to talk about his plans for Arizona's election systems, combatting extremism, and unifying a divided electorate.