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Gov. Jan Brewer is building up a political war chest to help influence who controls the Legislature for the next two years — and potentially who succeeds her.
"Green” interiors are not a new style, a preferred color choice or even a new trend. “Green” interiors means using energy-efficient, non- or low-polluting products, built with sustainable resources and can be maintained without the use of toxic cleaning products, to create interiors that are both for people and good for the environment. Why should it make a difference in our interiors and our lives? Because most people want their home to be a place where they feel comfortable, secure and at ease knowing they are living in a safe and healthy environment that is also beautiful.
Have we had enough of our state schools superintendent John Huppenthal yet? Did his tussle with an elderly woman over the removal of a competitive candidate’s sign make you see red? Does his blatant touting of private schools through robocalls seem at odds with his elected position as superintendent of PUBLIC instruction? And now, how about his anonymous posting on political blogs, calling welfare recipients “lazy pigs” and vilifying Margaret Sanger for her work with Planned Parenthood?
So, the latest expose to come out about Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal is that he trolls on both liberal and conservative blogs using the names Thucydides and Falcon 9, defending none other than (drum roll please) John Huppenthal! And many of the comments can be traced back to the IP address of the Arizona Department of Education. WOW!
The Chandler Fire Department plans to implement a new school fire safety and education program this fall to ensure city schools are inspected annually.
Even if Arizona lucks out and elects a lion hearted governor, it’ll still take herculean commitment to cut controlling ties to various federal programs. With summer primaries revving up, think of the gutsy governors of Utah, Ohio, Wisconsin, South Carolina and Texas. Their courage is remarkable.
John Huppenthal was a no show at the The Arizona PTA-hosted Candidates Forum for the role of superintendent of public instruction that was held in Mesa on May 28. What a “profile in courage” he is. How can anyone vote for someone who is so unconcerned with students that he is not even willing to meet with the PTA?
Are John Huppenthal’s days as superintendent of public instruction numbered? Is he politically DOA?
A judge has given Gov. Jan Brewer the go-ahead to try to block policies that allow “dreamers” to pay lower tuition at community colleges.
The Mountain Pointe High School student body witnessed a DUI mock crash on the school’s football field Friday in an effort to show the affects of drunk driving.
Arizonans will soon learn what they need to do to survive electromagnetic Armageddon — assuming they survive the blast that causes it in the first place.
Calling it a serious threat to the state's death penalty, Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed legislation this afternoon that would have allowed more criminals to be executed.
The Pat Tillman Run, a 4.2-mile run that so many people in Arizona identify with, is set for April 26 at 7:05 a.m. next to the Arizona State University Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe.
April is Alcohol Awareness Month and ICAN is partnering with two East Valley organizations to help spread the word about alcohol and its dangers. Alcohol use by youth is directly associated with traffic fatalities, violence, suicide, educational failure, alcohol overdose, unsafe sex and other problem behaviors. Annually, more than 6,500 people under the age of 21 die from alcohol-related accidents and thousands more are injured.
April is Alcohol Awareness Month and ICAN is partnering with two East Valley organizations to help spread the word about alcohol and its dangers. Alcohol use by youth is directly associated with traffic fatalities, violence, suicide, educational failure, alcohol overdose, unsafe sex and other problem behaviors. Annually, over 6,500 people under the age of 21 die from alcohol-related accidents and thousands more are injured.
My role in resurrecting a dead criminal case began a few weeks back with an out-of-the-blue phone call courtesy of a private eye named Don Corbett. He phoned with news of a strange case with ties to a Mesa woman and an impending trip to Scottsdale for an interview or potentially an interrogation.
Supporters of medical marijuana research have targeted a Republican state senator for recall because she is blocking a measure that could fund it. But the measure could be more public relations than actual political power.
A $9.21 billion spending plan approved Tuesday by the state Senate is unacceptable and could draw a veto, a top aide to Gov. Jan Brewer said.
The fate of a $9.2 billion state budget could depend on lawmakers crafting a commitment for future child-welfare funding that does not actually commit them to doing anything.
Saying the plan shorts child safety and education, six dissident House Republicans said Wednesday talks have broken down with their own party leaders, leaving a proposed $9.2 billion state budget in limbo.
A Senate panel voted Tuesday to set up a “virtual fence” along the U.S.-Mexico border – but provided absolutely no cash to do that.
Caving in part to demands by the governor, the state Senate voted 16-13 Thursday for a nearly $9.2 billion spending plan that includes additional cash for child welfare and education than they had first offered.
Shannon Keller, managing director of The Artigue Agency, has been voted to a three-year term on the Valley Youth Theatre (VYT) Board of Directors.
The private sector can always do a better job.
Ignoring pleas from business leaders, the Senate Education Committee voted 6-3 along party lines Thursday to bar Arizona from implementing the Common Core standards the state adopted just four years earlier.