Gov. Doug Ducey is proposing a $12.3 billion spending plan that still won't restore state aid to education to where it was in 2008. Ducey wants to use $45 million to allow retired military to avoid paying any state income taxes.
Meet the latest entrepreneurs in our Made in Arizona series: Stephen Polando and Michael Spangenberg of the clothing and accessory line State Forty Eight. The two grew up together in Chandler, played on a tee ball team coached by Michael’s dad, and became roommates as adults. Their third partner is Stephen’s brother Nick.


Bill Would Ban Water Transfers From River Communities To Central AZ
The measure would limit options for growing Phoenix-area towns and developers to get more water. Communities bordering the river in western Arizona see water transfers as threats to their own ability to grow.
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Temperatures Within Border Patrol Facilities Challenged in Trial
The U.S. government and a team of legal advocacy groups representing migrants in Border Patrol custody clashed over a cornerstone complaint: the temperatures inside the facilities.
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Road Closures Sunday For 2020 Rock n Roll Marathon
Starting around 3 a.m. Sunday, expect roads in central Phoenix, north Tempe and south Scottsdale to be heavily restricted. The 2020 Rock 'n' Roll Marathon will cause dozens of major road closures all the way from Seventh Avenue in Phoenix to McClintock Drive in Tempe.
County Supervisors Seek Applicants To Fill Assessor Job
Paul Petersen recently resigned as Maricopa County assessor, and now the county’s Board of Supervisors has come up with a plan to fill the job.
The Takeaway: The Fate Of The Republican-Led Lawsuit Against The ACA
The New York Times’ Margot Sanger-Katz explains the Republican-led lawsuit that attempts to dismantle the Affordable Care Act and what that means for the 20 million Americans that would lose coverage.

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After A Fall At Baylor, Ken Starr Became A Fox Regular, And Then, A Trump Defender
Ken Starr was stripped of his presidency at Baylor University in 2016, accused of overseeing an administration that ignored a campus sexual assault scandal.
From Obscurity To Impeachment Figure: Who is Robert Hyde?
Hyde says he was joking when he messaged an associate of Rudy Giuliani that he was tracking former U.S. Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch. Now, U.S. and Ukrainian authorities are investigating.
Women's March Draws A Smaller, But Passionate Crowd
In its fourth annual iteration, the anti-Trump protest focused on climate change, reproductive justice and immigration.
White House Responds To Senate Impeachment Trial Summons
The response is a formal part of the process in the impeachment trial, which begins Tuesday. It marks the first time the president has outlined a legal case for his acquittal.
Read The White House Response To The Senate Impeachment Trial Summons
The response is a formal part of the process in the Senate impeachment trial, which begins Tuesday.