Howard Fischer

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By Howard Fischer - Capitol Media Services
PHOENIX -- Calling it a less expensive and more accessible alternative, a House panel voted Monday to allow community colleges to offer four-year degrees.

By Howard Fischer
Capitol Media Services
PHOENIX -- Arguing that it's a matter of fairness, a House panel voted Thursday to ban transgender girls and women from participating in intramural or interscholastic athletics that does not match their "biological sex.''

By Howard Fischer
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PHOENIX -- State lawmakers are moving to ensure that owners of vacation rentals are paying what some believe is their fair share in property taxes.

By Howard Fischer
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PHOENIX -- A House panel agreed to add ``anti-Semitism'' to what is considered a hate crime amid questions of exactly what that includes -- and what that change in state law would mean to those who are accused.

By Howard Fischer
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PHOENIX -- Saying the state has more money than it needs, Republicans on a House panel voted Wednesday to cut state taxes to the tune of by nearly $162 million this coming budget year -- and an undetermined amount years down the road.

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