State Capitol News

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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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.

Phoenix, AZ – Wages in the state are still below the national average. But as Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer reports, they're catching up.

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Governor Janet Napolitano said Wednesday she intends to
oppose any permanent cuts in basic state spending to
balance the budget. Arizona Public Radio's Howard
Fischer explains why.

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Northern Arizona University is getting 3-point-4
million to help turn out more graduates to teach math
and science. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer
reports.

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The legal fight over the new employer sanctions law is
taking a new turn. Arizona Public Radio's Howard
Fischer explains.

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The state court of appeals heard arguments today about
whether they should require the legislative district
boundaries to be redrawn. Arizona Public Radio's Howard
Fischer explains what's at issue here.

Phoenix, AZ – Home prices in the state have been rising faster than inflation. But a noted economist tells Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer that pattern, coupled with consumer spending, has a dark side.

Phoenix, AZ – Home prices in the state have been rising faster than inflation. But a noted economist tells Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer that pattern, coupled with consumer spending, has a dark side.

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