State Capitol News

State Capitol News
9:48 pm
Tue March 11, 2008

House votes to repeal property tax

Phoenix, AZ – The House voted Tuesday to permanently repeal the only statewide
property tax. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer reports.

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State Capitol News
10:11 pm
Mon March 10, 2008

New bill forces Arizona to divest Sudan investments

Phoenix, AZ – The state's retirement systems are going to have to get rid of
any investments they have in companies that do certain kinds of
business in Sudan -- unless it costs too much. Arizona Public
Radio's Howard Fischer explains.

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State Capitol News
9:26 pm
Sun March 9, 2008

ELL court fight rages on

Phoenix, AZ – The lawyer for state lawmakers is due in court today to explain to a federal judge why his clients need more time to comply with his English Language Learners order. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer explains.

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State Capitol News
10:31 pm
Thu March 6, 2008

Schools ask for ELL delay

Phoenix, AZ – State school superintendents want a reprieve from new
requirements on how they teach English, even if it has to come
from a federal judge. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer
explains.

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State Capitol News
11:18 pm
Wed March 5, 2008

Hunting a constitutional right?

Phoenix, AZ – Some state lawmakers want to make the ability to hunt and fish a
constitutional right. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer
explains why.


National Rifle Association board member Todd Rathner told members
of a House panel Wednesday hunting is under attack.

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State Capitol News
11:15 pm
Wed March 5, 2008

House committee votes to restrict who can perform abortions

Phoenix, AZ – The House Health Committee voted Wednesday to bar nurse
practitioners from performing surgical abortions. Arizona Public
Radio's Howard Fischer reports.

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State Capitol News
10:37 pm
Wed March 5, 2008

Republicans pass budget proposal

Phoenix, AZ – Unable to negotiate a deal so far with Democrats, legislative
Republicans on Thursday pushed through their own partial version
of a new budget. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer reports on
what it does -- and does not -- do.

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State Capitol News
11:18 pm
Sun March 2, 2008

Prop 200 heads back to court

Phoenix, AZ – Host Intro:
The question of who is entitled to public benefits is headed back
to court. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer explains.

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State Capitol News
9:19 am
Thu February 28, 2008

Court refuses to block employer sanctions law

Phoenix, AZ – A federal appeals court refused today to bar prosecutors from
enforcing the state's new employer sanctions law while they hear
arguments on its legality. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer
reports.

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State Capitol News
4:15 am
Wed February 27, 2008

Governor says Renzi should quit

Phoenix, AZ – Host Intro:

Governor Janet Napolitano says Congressman Rick Renzi should quit -- and soon. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer reports.


The governor said the issue comes down to whether Renzi can do
his job.

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