Stories tagged: "legislature"


Christine Marsh answers a campaign phone call while she records grades from her English students in between campaign events at a "grade-in" with her fellow striking teacher Karson Shipp to demonstrate that they're still working in the interest of their students during the educators strike for public education funding on April 28 at Desert Ridge Marketplace in Phoenix, Ariz.
Legislators Renew Call to Lift Decades-Old Cap on Education Spending

Gov. Doug Ducey has not yet made good on his promise to address a spending limit that blocks schools from accessing necessary funds in order to operate properly.

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State Rep. Candidate Repeats Debunked Election Misinformation at Conspiracist Conference

Liz Harris, a realtor running to represent parts of Gilbert and Chandler in Arizona’s 13th Legislative District, has long promoted unfounded conspiracies about the 2020 election.

FILE - Arizona Supreme Court Chief Justice Robert M. Brutinel speaks during oral arguments, in Phoenix on April 20, 2021. The Arizona Supreme Court on Thursday, April 21, 2022, ruled that the state's voters do not have the right to reject a massive income tax cut approved by the Republican-controlled Legislature and Gov, Doug Ducey last year. The order signed by Chief Justice Brutinel does not explain the court's reasoning, saying a full opinion will be released later. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
Arizona Voting Rights Initiative Will Not Be on the November Ballot

A series of court battles reduced the number of eligible petition signatures from more than 475,000 to fewer than 2,000 shy of the required 238,000.

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Republican ‘LD 4 Strong Team’ Ramps Attacks Against LGBTQ Community

The trio, which seeks to represent Phoenix, Scottsdale, and Paradise Valley in the state legislature, has consistently promoted bigoted rhetoric against the LGBTQ community.

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Meet the More Than 70 Educators Who Are Running For The Arizona Legislature This Year

A growing number of Arizona’s legislators are current and former educators—and even more are on the ballot this year, vying for a seat at the Capitol.

6 Influential Women Who Shaped Arizona History

From breaking glass ceilings to championing for the rights of marginalized communities, these women’s stories are worth sharing.

FILE - Arizona Republican Gov. Doug Ducey gives his state of the state address at the Arizona Capitol, Monday, Jan. 10, 2022, in Phoenix. Ducey has endorsed businesswoman Karrin Taylor Robson to be his successor. Ducey on Thursday added his name to a growing list of mainstream conservatives looking to boost the businesswoman past Donald Trump-endorsed frontrunner Kari Lake. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
Ducey Signs Final State Budget as Governor

The spending plan for the upcoming year uses a record surplus to invest in education and infrastructure while lowering state debt and preparing for an economic downturn.