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A Flagstaff ballot initiative that would raise the city’s minimum wage will now officially be on the November ballot. As Arizona Public Radio’s Ryan Heinsius reports, Proposition 414 would eventually boost the Flagstaff wage to $15 an hour.


A Maricopa County Superior Court judge has refused to slow signature validation for an initiative to raise Arizona's minimum wage.

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All 58 of Arizona's Republican National Convention votes have been cast for Donald Trump.

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Arizona State Sen. Carlyle Begay announced the suspension of his campaign for northeast Arizona's congressional seat and endorsed Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu.

 

Arizona Department of Economic Security officials say a state lawmaker has been indicted on felony fraud and other charges for lying on her application for food stamps.

The charges of fraud, theft and unlawful use of food stamps against Rep. Cecilia Velasquez were announced Wednesday by DES Director Tim Jeffries.

The indictment issued by the state grand jury was unsealed Monday. Velasquez is set to appear in court on July 5.

The 42-year-old Litchfield Park Democrat didn't immediately return calls to her cellphone seeking comment.

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