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Arizona’s top water official said Wednesday that a lawsuit filed by California’s Imperial Irrigation District could pose a threat to the newly approved multi-state drought contingency plan.

By Howard Fischer, for the Miner April 20, 2019
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Arizona is on the verge of no longer being just one of three states without a comprehensive ban on texting while driving.

By Howard Fischer, for the Miner April 17, 2019
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Ousted state Rep. Don Shooter wants the Senate Ethics Committee to determine whether former House Speaker J.D. Mesnard acted unethically in refusing to release parts of an investigative report on Shooter that resulted in his expulsion.

By Howard Fischer, for the Miner April 16, 2019
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An attorney for members of various political parties told a federal judge Friday she should order a statewide election – and soon – to let voters fill the Senate seat now occupied by Martha McSally.

By Howard Fischer, for the Miner April 14, 2019
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Rising beef prices are pushing up the cost of eating at home. New figures from the Arizona Farm Bureau Federation put the cost of 16 typical “market basket’’ items at $48.30 for the first three months of the year. That’s up more than $2 from the last quarter of 2018.

By Howard Fischer, for the Miner April 13, 2019
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State lawmakers agreed Thursday that members of the Indian community should have the right to use sparklers and similar fireworks for the festival of Diwali the same as other Arizonans now can for other holidays.

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Arizona is in danger of losing $340 million in federal cash because of a decision by state lawmakers to allow schools to offer an alternative to the AzMERIT standardized tests.

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Saying they were just helping tenants, the state Senate voted Wednesday to bar cities and towns from enacting any new regulations and restrictions on landlords.

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Facing Democrat demands, House Speaker Rusty Bowers on Wednesday finally directed the Ethics Committee to come up with a code of conduct for lawmakers – including whether they can be ousted for their public comments – more than a year after it was first promised.

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Legislation to allow employers to pay some young people less than the voter-mandated minimum wage cleared a crucial hurdle Thursday after its sponsor agreed it would not be tied to whether the worker was in school.

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