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At a debate Monday night, Republican gubernatorial hopeful Doug Ducey said while he opposes Obamacare he would veto any effort by the Legislature to repeal the state Medicaid expansion, which is built on it and uses its funds. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.

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Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Fred DuVal promised during a debate Monday to let “dreamers” get licenses to drive here. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

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If the ongoing political debates about education funding have not convinced you, a new study might: this state is the sixth worst place in the nation to be a teacher. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.

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The two top candidates for governor faced off Sunday night on the parallel issues of school funding and academic standards. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer was there.

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Governor Jan Brewer said she wants terminally ill patients to be able to use experimental drugs that have not yet been approved by federal agencies. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.

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On Thursday night, the Republican contender for state schools chief said voters should choose her to protect education from academicians and federal bureaucrats. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

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The final results are in as to what happened to those nearly 6,600 complaints of child abuse that were never investigated. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer has details.

Kirkpatrick and Tobin Square Off in CD-1 Debate

Sep 25, 2014
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Congressional challenger Andy Tobin sought votes during a debate Wednesday night by arguing that if you don’t like Barack Obama you should oust incumbent Democrat Ann Kirkpatrick. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer was there.

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A Chandler lawmaker is off the hook on charges that he destroyed some political signs during last month’s primary. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.

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Booksellers and others asked a federal judge today to void a new state law aimed at “revenge porn” because it also could land them in prison. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.

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