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Republican congressional hopefuls in Arizona’s 1st District have raised more than $3.3 million ahead of Tuesday’s primary, already surpassing the $2.4 million that GOP candidates in the district raised for all of 2014. Read more»

Arizona state Sen. Carlyle Begay, R-Ganado, said a state law letting parents use public money for private education drew 300 Native applications, but they could not use Bureau of Indian Education funds for the program.

Arizona state Sen. Carlyle Begay told a U.S. Senate committee Wednesday that a bill to give Native American students school choice is the “true essence of self-determination and self-empowerment” that tribes are seeking. Read more»

Sen. Chester Crandell, R- Heber, authored legislation that would require school district bond overrides to be held only in even-numbered years.

A state lawmaker wants to require school district bond overrides to be held only in even-numbered years, saying that would provide the largest possible turnout. Read more»