State Capitol News

State Capitol News
10:11 pm
Sun September 7, 2008

AZ state land fees increase

Phoenix, AZ – If you're planning to visit Arizona state lands, it's going to cost you a lot more money -- unless you're a hunter. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer explains.

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10:14 pm
Fri September 5, 2008

State road funding dries up

Phoenix, AZ – The state is putting an immediate halt to more than $170 million worth of road projects -- including widening the highway to the Hoover Dam --- because federal funds are drying up. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer explains.

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2:27 am
Thu September 4, 2008

Napolitano Bemoans Moderates' losses

Phoenix, AZ –
Sen. Tom O'Halleran was defeated by Steve Pierce. And Rep. Pete
Hershberger lost his bid to move to the Senate. Both had angered
some Republicans by voting for the governor's budget and refusing
to support permanent repeal of the state property tax.

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5:09 am
Wed September 3, 2008

Napolitano on Governor Palin

Phoenix, AZ – Governor Janet Napolitano said today that Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin probably is facing some sexism
in coverage. But Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer reports that Napolitano said that's no reason to vote for her.

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12:54 am
Wed August 27, 2008

Gap between Democrats and Republicans in AZ Shrinking

Phoenix, AZ – Republicans still have an edge over Democrats in the state. But Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer reports it's not as much as it was.

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10:33 pm
Tue August 26, 2008

Gay Marriage Ballot Wording Changed

Phoenix, AZ – Voters will be told when they go to the polls that it is already illegal for gays to marry in this state -- maybe. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer explains.

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10:37 pm
Mon August 25, 2008

Road Tax Ballot Initiative Dead

Phoenix, AZ – Two proposed ballot measures--including one which would have raised the state's sales tax to fund new roads and mass transit projects--are officially dead. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer explains.

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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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