With tobacco use on the rise, a state lawmaker and the American Cancer Society want to ask voters to sharply increase the taxes paid by smokers on the cigarettes and similar products they buy.
Hoping to help charities fearing changes in federal tax laws, a House panel voted Wednesday to let Arizona residents take both the standard deduction on state tax forms and also write off their charitable giving.
Arizona was one of seven states that met with federal officials and veterans groups in Washington last week to map out a strategy for reversing the complex problem of suicides among vets.
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- Superintendent addresses the state of Kyrene
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- Long goodbye begins for Pecos Road
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