Arizona Legislature

AP-NORC Poll: Amid Strikes, Americans Back Teacher Raises

23 hours ago
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Americans overwhelmingly believe teachers don't make enough money, and half say they'd support paying higher taxes to give educators a raise.

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Arizona teachers have voted to walk off the job to demand increased school funding, marking a key step toward a first-ever statewide strike that builds on a movement for higher pay in other Republican-dominant states.

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The Arizona Senate has joined the House in approving legislation exempting coal used in a power plant on the Navajo Nation from the state's sales tax as a way to help make it more attractive for a new buyer.

The Arizona Legislature on Wednesday gave final approval to a proposal allowing victims of sexual misconduct to talk to police or testify in a criminal case even if they signed a non-disclosure agreement as part of a civil settlement.

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A former Arizona representative who became the first state lawmaker expelled for sexual misconduct since the #MeToo movement swept the nation filed a $1.3 million claim Monday against the House speaker and Gov. Doug Ducey's chief of staff.

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