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The Arizona Technology Council took its $6,000 donation back from Gov. Jan Brewer’s political action committee after she used its cash to try to defeat a legislative candidate it supports. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.

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The state’s election director says an organization that has so far put nearly $1.7 million into this year’s primary election likely is violating campaign finance laws. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

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The state’s jobless rate jumped a tenth of a point last month, to 7 percent. But, as Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports, there’s one really bright spot in the economy.

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Attorneys for dreamers are asking a federal appeals court to make good on its ruling that their clients are entitled to driver’s licenses while they challenge Jan Brewer’s interpretation of state law. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.

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Doug Ducey didn’t get Jan Brewer’s endorsement for governor. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports he is now trying to keep the governor from spending her political funds to help elect Scott Smith.

Adam Kwasman Announces He Has Blood Cancer

Aug 14, 2014
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State representative and congressional hopeful Adam Kwasman shared Thursday morning that he has a type of blood cancer. But, as Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports, Kwasman said there is nothing political in his timing.

Rural Medical Marijuana Users May Regain Right to Grow

Aug 13, 2014
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Some medical marijuana users outside the state’s metro areas may soon regain the right to grow their own. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.

Judge Declines to Throw Out Horne Investigation

Aug 12, 2014
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A judge has rebuffed efforts by Attorney General Tom Horne to quash an investigation into whether he has been using public resources in his reelection bid. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

Scott Smith Campaign to Benefit from Jan Brewer Cash

Aug 12, 2014
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Gov. Jan Brewer is going to use money she’s raised from donors inside and outside the state to help elect Scott Smith as her successor. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

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The lawyer for Attorney General Tom Horne asked a judge this afternoon to kill one of the three current investigations against him. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

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