State Capitol News

State Capitol News
11:16 pm
Sun August 24, 2008

Judge to Rule on Payday Loan Initiative

Phoenix, AZ – A judge will decide whether voters need to be told up front how much payday lenders could charge if Proposition 200 is approved. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer reports.

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11:24 pm
Thu August 21, 2008

Ballot Campaigns Spending Big Bucks

Phoenix, AZ – It's only August. But Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer reports various groups already are spending big bucks to try to convince you to support their ballot measures.

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11:39 pm
Tue August 19, 2008

Legality of Flagstaff anti-war t-shirts upheld

Phoenix, AZ – A federal judge today permanently blocked local and state officials from prosecuting Flagstaff resident Dan Frazier for the anti-war T-shirts he is selling. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer reports.

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12:54 am
Wed August 6, 2008

Corp Commission candidates speak out against greenhouse gas plan

Phoenix, AZ – Host Intro:

Three of the four Democrats running for state Corporation
Commission said today they believe Gov. Janet Napolitano cannot
enter into a regional agreement to cap greenhouse gases on her
own. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer reports.

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3:46 am
Tue July 8, 2008

Lawmakers' Salaries Go to Ballot

Phoenix, AZ – Host Intro:

So what is a state lawmaker worth? Voters will get to decide. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer explains.

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3:49 am
Mon July 7, 2008

Napolitano Vetoes Gun Bills

Phoenix, AZ – Governor Janet Napolitano vetoed two bills Monday aimed at easing laws on carrying concealed weapons. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer reports.

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3:55 am
Thu July 3, 2008

New Road Tax on Ballot

Phoenix, AZ – Backers of a plan to hike state sales taxes for new roads and transit improvements have filed their signatures to get the question on the November ballot. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer reports.

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3:58 am
Tue July 1, 2008

Employer Sanctions Law Could be Diluted by Voters

Phoenix, AZ – Voters are likely going to get a chance to do what lawmakers and a federal judges have so far rejected: dilute the state's new employer sanctions law. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer explains the initiative petitions which were filed today.

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4:01 am
Mon June 30, 2008

Voters to Decide on 10 Year Home Warranties

Phoenix, AZ – Voters will get a chance to decide if they want to force home builders to provide 10-year warranties. Arizona Public Radio's
Howard Fischer explains.

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4:04 am
Fri June 27, 2008

State Budget Finally Approved

Phoenix, AZ – State lawmakers gave final approval Thursday to a new budget for the fiscal year that begins on Tuesday. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer explains some of what it contains.

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