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The all-mail elections underway across Arizona for school district bond and override issues, which raised concerns among several Republican political figures this week, have been permitted by state law for 30 years. Read more»

The Arizona Department of Gaming announced that it had awarded sports betting licenses to 10 tribes and 8 professional sports teams or organizations.

Two entities that aren’t eligible to allow sports betting under Arizona’s new sports betting law Gov. Doug Ducey signed earlier this year recently filed lawsuits asking the courts to put the law on hold, which would upend plans to begin legal sports betting on Sept. 9. Read more»

When the Arizona Supreme Court ruled against an income tax hike voters approved last year, it illuminated another K-12 funding issue that could strip $600 million a year out of Arizona schools - an education spending limit voters imposed on the state more than four decades ago. Read more»

Former Gov. Rose Mofford (left) speaks at a panel discussion featuring Arizona’s women governors. Gov. Jan Brewer listens.

Gov. Jan Brewer said it wasn't easy being one of the few women in a state Legislature dominated by men back in the early 1980s. "We women had to strive a little bit harder and be a little bit smarter and work at it on a daily basis," she said at an event featuring three women who served as Arizona governor. Read more»