State Capitol News

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Phoenix, AZ – Host Intro:

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

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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