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School officials on Monday warned warning state lawmakers that if they don’t take a deal to settle the inflation adjustment lawsuit — and soon — taxpayers could be on the hook for another $1.3 billion. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

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Rejecting a last-minute plea for a reprieve, a Maricopa County Superior Court judge has ordered state officials to immediately start administering more than $300 million for public schools. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

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The U.S. Supreme Court could announce at its first public session of the year whether lawmakers will get to redraw the state’s congressional lines. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.

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The state’s chief election official said this afternoon Chester Crandell will be declared the winner of the Republican state senate primary even though he died Monday. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.

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A state senator was found dead Monday on a Navajo County ranch, the possible victim of a horseback riding accident. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

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The state’s top education official said this afternoon lawmakers should provide schools with more money — or at least settle a lawsuit over what they are owed. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.

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A University of Arizona doctor and researcher whose contract was not renewed is not going quietly. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

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Gov. Jan Brewer is building up a political warchest to help influence who controls the Legislature for the next two years — and potentially who succeeds her. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

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A special panel agreed this morning to ask voters whether to give state lawmakers an $11,000-a-year raise. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

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Arizona state senator Al Melvin has announced he’s pulling out of the primary. As Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer, Melvin failed to gather enough small donations to make his campaign eligible for public funding.

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