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As national Sunshine Week comes to a close, some legislators are trying to close out the sunshine. A new proposal would expand a current exemption to Arizona's public records laws and limit public information at universities. Read more»

The Cubs play a spring training game at Hohokam Park in Mesa, 2007.

Mesa pitched a softball to the Chicago Cubs baseball team, and the Cubs hit it out of the park—but taxpayers should cry foul. Under a new contract, the city will shell out $84 million to build a sparkling new stadium for Cubs spring training. Read more»

Arizona's Citizens Clean Elections Commission is dirtying up politics. Afraid of a proposal on next year's ballot that would end the commission's funding, the commission is using taxpayer money to run ads against the ballot measure. Read more»