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PHOENIX — Saying legislation is better than a voter initiative, the No. 2 Democrat in the state House wants colleagues to legalize marijuana for recreational use.
PHOENIX — Attorneys for four Arizona groups involved with voter registration are trying to get a federal judge to kill a bid by Secretary of State Ken Bennett to require proof of citizenship from all who register to vote.
PHOENIX – Arizonans may not get a chance to vote Green at the next election.
This undated image provided by Linda Rogers shows Beau, a petite golden doodle dog. The cava-poo-chon is a cavalier King Charles spaniel and bichon frise mix bred with a miniature poodle. With the help of a geneticist and reproductive veterinarian, the tribrid or “triple cross” was created by Linda and Steve Rogers of Timshell Farm in Pine, Ariz. The breed is the newest and latest in the decades-old search for the dog-face fountain of youth and perfect pet accessory. But the American Kennel Club doesn’t recognize the new trend as an official breed, and one expert calls some specially bred small dogs expensive “gimmicks.” (AP Photo/Courtesy Linda Rogers)
This photo provided by Williams-Sonoma.com shows Tzurit Or’s handmade Tatte pastry assortment – an array of fall fruit, chocolate and nut petite tarts that are a delicious way to eliminate the dessert-making chore from Thanksgiving, and would also make a welcome offering to the feast. (AP Photo/Williams-Sonoma.com)
The football regular season has come and gone, and while it’d be foolish to make snap judgements or draw concrete conclusions about anything based on one year, it’s interesting to take a quick look back and see what effect (if any) the recently implemented appeal process had on a few East Valley schools.
PHOENIX — A Republican challenger for state attorney general is using the hot-button issue of prayer at public meetings to raise money for his campaign.
PHOENIX — Counties have verified there are enough valid signatures on petitions to give voters the last word on extensive changes in election laws pushed through the Republican-controlled Legislature.
PHOENIX — Backers of a referendum challenging election law changes filed suit Friday against recorders in three counties.
Why is it that you can seldom enter/exit the Gilbert Library without being asked to either sign a petition or donate money to the animal shelter. It becomes very annoying to constantly be asked for money (donations), when both entering and exiting the library. In my opinion, it takes away much of the joy of visiting our great library.
PHOENIX — Secretary of State Ken Bennett is directing election officials to separate their federal election ballots from state and local races to keep those who cannot prove citizenship from voting in the latter.
No doubt a majority of us have received the mailing encouraging us to vote for the education overrides. Yes, there is a need, but we need to go after the legislators to provide money for education in this state.
PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer said Wednesday she sees no contradiction between her desire to help victims of sex trafficking and her decision to take away licenses from some domestic violence victims who are in the country illegally.
“If you can’t modify something you’ve bought, do you really own it?”
The petition to fire the HOA board members has nearly 50 of the 100 signatures needed. If and when they reach 100 signatures, a meeting should be organized to vote on replacing the board members.
The “community park feud” continues in Gilbert.
Las Sendas is serving up a buffet complete with a live Beatles tribute. The band APPLE, which has traveled the world recreating the Beatles “Live in Concert,” will provide entertainment for the night with classic hits. The buffet includes a cheese board, charcuterie, carved beef, shellfish, chicken, sea bass, salads, vegetables, rice, potatoes, pasta, petite fours, chocolate mousse and banana bread pudding.
A group opposed to a sweeping Republican-backed election law signed by Gov. Jan Brewer in June filed more than 146,000 petition signatures Wednesday that will block the law temporarily and refer it to voters next year if the signatures are certified.
PHOENIX — Facing a splintered gay-rights community, supporters of legalizing same-sex weddings in Arizona have pulled the plug on putting the issue to voters next year.
PHOENIX — Organizers of a bid to block Medicaid expansion in Arizona conceded they may not have the necessary signatures on petitions to force the issue to the ballot.
PHOENIX — Saying he doesn't want a Detroit-like bankruptcy here, a GOP activist is hoping to get voters to curb the size of pensions for public employees.
Magdalena Bash Harvest and Music Festival
When you’re turning 94 and have a best-selling wine named after you, you deserve a party. That’s what this festival is, really — a lively salute to Magdalena, the grandmother of the winemaking family at Kief-Joshua Vineyards. She’ll sign bottles of her namesake wine — a medium-bodied blend of Petite Sirah and Barbera aged two years in French oak barrels — amid the festivities. [More on next slide ...]
Las Sendas Golf Club is bringing another option for live entertainment to northeast Mesa.
KATMAI NATIONAL PARK AND PRESERVE, Alaska — Kim Spanjol has seen gorillas in Congo and orangutans in Borneo. But for a honeymoon with her husband Jim O'Brien, she planned a trip to Katmai National Park and Preserve in remote Alaska, where they started seeing brown bears the minute their floatplane landed on the beach.
Gay Arizonans who legally wed to foreigners in other states will be able to use their status to gain a visa and a path to citizenship for their spouses living here even though Arizona won't recognize their union.