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Supporters of the Independent Redistricting Commission want a federal court to rule that the Arizona Legislature has no right to challenge the voter-approved law.
The state Court of Appeals will decide whether groups that run commercials publicly criticizing elected officials and candidates right before an election have to disclose their donors.
“Keep Kyrene Strong.” You’ve seen the bright yellow signs on prominent corners in the Kyrene corridor, but what does that mean, exactly?
If I had a nickel for every vote that ultimately defeated last November’s Maintenance and Operation Budget Override request for the Tempe Union High School District, I still wouldn’t have enough money to buy my wife and daughter a ticket to the movies, popcorn and drinks.
Ahwatukee Foothills resident Jill Norgaard has filed to run in the 2014 election for Legislative District 18 House of Representatives. Norgaard has been involved in politics for a number of years as a precinct committeeman, precinct captain, state committeeman, third vice president for the local Republican Women’s Club, and a graduate from the Dodie Londen Public Service Class in 2011.
“If you can’t modify something you’ve bought, do you really own it?”
HERE: ARW Semi-Annual Garage Sale Fundraiser
Reaffirming the right of voters to make their own laws, the Arizona Supreme Court on Thursday ruled state lawmakers acted illegally in refusing to adjust state aid to public schools for inflation.
Last May, our LD 18 legislators acted like Republicans. I guess I should say they acted to represent the Republican Party that I grew up with. I grew up with John Rhodes, Paul Fannin, Barry Goldwater and Sandra Day O’Connor, to name a few, leading the Republican Party. Sen. John McComish, Rep. Bob Robson and Rep. Jeff Dial represented us by voting to support our Kyrene School District. These education votes directly and positively affect our property values. Charter school choice aside, strong neighborhood schools directly affect whether or not our personal property is valued or not.
Facing ongoing hostility from some quarters over what they see as federal intrusion, Gov. Jan Brewer issued an edict Friday directing her agencies to stop using the term “Common Core” when referring to new education standards.
Kyrene School District Superintendent Dr. David Schauer and CFO Jeremy Calles met at the Dignity Health Urgent Care Community Room on Friday to update the public on what has been going on at the district during summer break.
Phoenix City Clerk Cris Meyer was named the 2013 Clerk of the Year by the Arizona Municipal Clerks’ Association (AMCA) at its annual conference last week.
Arizona schools need more money and it’s time for the governor and lawmakers to provide it, state School Superintendent John Huppenthal said Thursday.
Someday, the world will look back on this era and shake its collective head about decades of insanity. The world will wonder how we ever managed to live in these conditions. The world will congratulate itself that it finally saw the light and wonder why it took so long to do so.
Something Lynette Nelson said regarding Common Core Standards (“Common Core is a step ....” July 21, AFN) is exactly right on target, and it’s missed by too many teachers, administrators, schools and school districts.
Don Kennedy’s commentary regarding Arizona’s adoption of Common Core Standards and Medicaid Expansion (“Will our political beliefs bankrupt us?” June 30, AFN) are a classic example of using fear to prevent positive change. He goes so far as to invoke the names of Hitler and Lenin to make his “point.”
As Arizona mayors, we work to find solutions to the issues facing our cities and towns. We roll up our sleeves to get the job done.
Supporters of Medicaid expansion have already spent more than $150,000 in a bid to block a referendum to give voters the last word.
Forty executive MBA students from the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University were granted a deeper look at how government functions during a two-day event at the State Capitol last week.
Issues related to Medicare and Social Security were the emphasis of a recent town hall hosted by CD 9 Rep. Kyrsten Sinema in Tempe.
Your political beliefs control your future. They will drive you to support the liberty offered by our constitutional republic or they will cause you to aid and abet the dreary mediocrity of the level playing field of the socialists who would destroy our constitutional republic.
The Kyrene School District is moving forward into the 2013-14 school year with a final, approved budget adopted this week by the governing board.
Local school districts, including Kyrene, will now be able to pay for capital needs as bond legislation was passed in conjunction with the state’s budget early on Friday.
The state's high court is going to give Arizona lawmakers another chance to argue that they don't have to obey a voter mandate to annually increase basic state aid to schools.