Gov. Doug Ducey is proposing a $12.3 billion spending plan that still won't restore state aid to education to where it was in 2008. Ducey wants to use $45 million to allow retired military to avoid paying any state income taxes.
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County Supervisors Seek Applicants To Fill Assessor Job
Paul Petersen recently resigned as Maricopa County assessor, and now the county’s Board of Supervisors has come up with a plan to fill the job.
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The Takeaway: The Fate Of The Republican-Led Lawsuit Against The ACA
The New York Times’ Margot Sanger-Katz explains the Republican-led lawsuit that attempts to dismantle the Affordable Care Act and what that means for the 20 million Americans that would lose coverage.
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State Forty Eight Clothing Company: Made in Arizona
Now it’s time to meet the latest entrepreneurs in our Made in Arizona series: Stephen Polando and Michael Spangenberg of the clothing and accessory line State Forty Eight. The two grew up together in Chandler, played on a tee ball team coached by Michael’s dad and became roommates as adults. Their third partner is Stephen’s brother Nick.
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Buried Ice Could Make It Easier For Humans To Land On Mars
New research could make it easier for humans to land and move around on Mars. Scientists have found water-ice in places they hadn’t known about before. Christopher Edwards is one of those scientists. He’s an assistant professor in the Department of Astronomy and Planetary Science at Northern Arizona University.
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Year 4: Later, Where Does The Womens March Stand?
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Amtrak Asks Two People Who Use Wheelchairs To Pay $25,000 For A Ride
It usually costs $16 to take Amtrak from Chicago to Bloomington, Ill. The company defended the $25,000 cost for the wheelchair users, saying it reflects a new policy.
Defense Department To Overhaul Screening For Foreign Military Trainees
Officials said they want to "ensure the program continues." To that end, the department has reviewed "how we can use our resources to do enhanced vetting."
3 Alleged Members Of Hate Group 'The Base' Arrested In Georgia
This is the second trio of suspected members of The Base to be arrested this week. The group is trying to bring about the downfall of the U.S. government, according to law enforcement.
Supreme Court To Hear 'Faithless Electors' Case
At issues are state attempts to penalize electoral college delegates who fail to vote for the presidential candidate they were pledged to support.
The Cost Of Free: Casper Pays A Price For Generous Mattress Returns
Casper changed mattress shopping with the promise of a 100-night "risk-free" trial and easy returns. Now the cost of those returns is being scrutinized as the online company prepares to go public.