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By Howard Fischer - Capitol Media Services
PHOENIX -- Gov. Doug Ducey said Monday the Arizona Corporation Commission has been getting into areas beyond its constitutional authority to set utility rates.

By Howard Fischer - Capitol Media Services
PHOENIX -- The $11.8 billion state budget cleared its first hurdles Wednesday as the package of spending and tax cuts was approved by a pair of legislative panels.

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By Howard Fischer

Capitol Media Services

PHOENIX -- A student-led group that tried to get lawmakers to enact gun control last year is refocusing on something more attainable.

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By Howard Fischer - Capitol Media Services 

PHOENIX -- Unable to get even a hearing on his plan, Rep. Mark Finchem, R-Oro Valley, is now working with parents and some teachers to put a measure on the 2020 ballot to block educators from engaging in classroom political advocacy.

By Howard Fischer

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PHOENIX -- State senators confirmed four new members to the Commission on Appellate Court Appointments this week over the objection of Democrats who complained the 15-member panel lacks political, gender and ethnic diversity.

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