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State Capitol News
2:04 am
Thu January 8, 2009

Tensions Run High at State Budget Meeting

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State Capitol News
2:10 am
Tue January 6, 2009

State Treasurer Dean Martin Tries to Avoid State Bankruptcy

Phoenix, AZ – Martin said the problem is Arizona is spending about $28 million a day while bringing in less than $23 million in taxes.

"It definitely is a path towards bankruptcy if there's no changes in spending. You can't ignore your bills forever. The state's done that for about a year and a half as revenues have continued to drop. Spending has gone the other direction," Martin said.

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State Capitol News
10:10 pm
Sun January 4, 2009

Howard Fischer

State Capitol News
10:23 pm
Tue December 30, 2008

State Taxes Indicate Abstaining Shoppers

Phoenix, AZ – We have new figures this afternoon of what the state is collecting in taxes. The numbers, which reflect consumer spending, are far below projections as shoppers, anxious about the economy, are keeping their money in their pockets.

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State Capitol News
10:41 pm
Mon December 29, 2008

Outgoing Napolitano Talks State Taxes

Phoenix, AZ – Outgoing Governor Janet Napolitano said Monday if it were up to her, people living here would be paying more taxes than they donow.

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State Capitol News
5:56 am
Mon December 29, 2008

Tensions With New Governor Loom Early

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State Capitol News
6:13 am
Tue December 23, 2008

State Could Gain Two Seats in Congress

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State Capitol News
10:06 pm
Wed November 5, 2008

Napolitano speculation continues

Phoenix, AZ – The speculation continues that Janet Napolitano will take a job
in the new Obama administration. Arizona Public Radio's Howard
Fischer said that was further stoked by the president-elect's
decision Wednesday to name her to his transition team.

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State Capitol News
5:18 am
Wed November 5, 2008

Gay marriage ban passes

Phoenix, AZ – Voters approved a measure Tuesday to constitutionally define
marriage in this state as solely between one man and one woman.
Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer reports on the outcome of
Proposition 102.

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3:40 am
Wed November 5, 2008

Face of AZ Corporation Commission changes

Phoenix, AZ – The election of at least two Democrats to the sate Corporation
Commission is likely to mean a bigger push for utilities to
generate more electricity from renewable sources. Arizona Public
Radio's Howard Fischer reports.

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