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Interviews with Democratic state Sen. Steve Farley, Arizona League of Cities and Towns head Ken Strobeck, financial advisor Shelly Fishman, TUSD Boardmember Mark Stegeman, plus Larry Hecker, chairman of the Pima County Bond Advisory Committee, and Sunnyside Governing Board member Buck Crouch. Read more»

Democratic state Sen. Steve Farley, Ken Strobeck of the Arizona League of Cities and Towns, Downtown Tucson Partnership CEO Michael Kieth, Republican strategist Sam Stone, and developer Richard Studwell. Read more»

Interviews with developer Richard Studwell, systems analyst Mark Spear, Arizona Chamber of Commerce CEO Glenn Hamer , Ken Strobeck of the Arizona League of Cities and Towns, and Arizona Capitol Times reporter Hank Stephenson. Read more»

Inteviews with economist Jim Rounds, VP Elliott D. Pollack & Co.; Steve Kozachik Ward 6 Tucson City councilman; Mark B. Evans, administrator of Tucsoncitizen.com; financial advisor Shelly Fishman; and Ken Strobeck, executive director of the Arizona League of Cities and Towns. Read more»

Xavier Newell, a parking meter specialist for the city of Phoenix, inspects a meter downtown.

Saying he's tired of dealing with faulty parking meters and hearing the same concern from constituents, a Phoenix lawmaker wants to require cities to test and repair their meters on a schedule set by state law. Read more»

The Arizona State Capitol complex in Phoenix.

Arizona’s legislative session this year was as hard to track as a Stealth bomber, even for many Capitol regulars. Technology is in theory giving Arizonans unprecedented access to the Legislature, but lawmakers are short-circuiting the public process. Read more»

Residents of Kingman and the rest of Mohave County voted narrowly against medical marijuana. In fact, more people voted against Proposition 203 than for it in 12 of Arizona’s 15 counties.

Arizona's new medical marijuana law has created planning headaches and economic opportunities in rural areas. Read more»

Requiring local governments to post records of all financial transactions online would make officials better stewards of the public's money, a state lawmaker contends. Read more»