State Capitol News

State Capitol News
9:17 am
Fri February 22, 2008

Remembering Ev Mecham

Phoenix, AZ – The only Arizona governor ever to have been impeached, convicted
and ejected from office, died late Thursday. Arizona Public
Radio's Howard Fischer reports.

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State Capitol News
3:56 am
Thu February 21, 2008

State House Passes Hiring Freeze

Phoenix, AZ – The House of Representatives voted Wednesday to immediately
freeze virtually all new hiring in state and university
government. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer reports that
sets the stage for a showdown with Gov. Janet Napolitano.

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State Capitol News
4:11 am
Wed February 20, 2008

Republicans consider budget fix

Phoenix, AZ – Republican lawmakers are preparing to adopt their own plan to
balance the budget today despite a possible veto. Arizona Public
Radio's Howard Fischer reports.

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State Capitol News
1:14 am
Thu January 10, 2008

NAU President lobbies against funding cut

Phoenix, AZ – The presidents of the state universities came to the
Capitol Wednesday to plead against drastic mid-year
budget cuts. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer was
there.

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State Capitol News
1:19 am
Tue January 8, 2008

Flagstaff family pushes for boat safety law

Phoenix, AZ – A Flagstaff couple is hoping to
translate their personal tragedy
into legislation to protect others.
Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer explains.

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State Capitol News
12:03 am
Tue January 8, 2008

Study suggests legal workers harmed by immigration

Phoenix, AZ – A new study suggests that legal workers
in this state are being harmed by those
who entered the country illegally.
Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer
reports.

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State Capitol News
9:50 am
Fri January 4, 2008

Republicans criticize governor's budget plan

Phoenix, AZ – Host Intro: Governor Janet Napolitano released her plan Thursday to balance this year's state budget. But Arizona Public
Radio's Howard Fischer reports that key Republican legislators say there's less there than meets the eye.

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State Capitol News
12:00 am
Fri January 4, 2008

Proposed budget cuts target universities

Phoenix, AZ – The top budget drafters at the Legislature have unveiled a plan to cut more than 600 million in spending. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer details some of what is being proposed.

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State Capitol News
8:59 am
Thu January 3, 2008

AZ intervenes in case against EPA

Phoenix, AZ – Attorney General Terry Goddard filed legal papers today to intervene in California's challenge to the denial by the Environmental Protection Agency of its authority to regulate greenhouse gases. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer explains why.

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12:58 am
Tue January 1, 2008

State budget woes worsen

Phoenix, AZ – Host Intro:

The state's financial hole is getting deeper as tax
collections continue to lag behind expectations.
Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer has looked at the
numbers and files this report.

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