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  1. Supreme Court ruling could affect congressional districts in CaliforniaRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    An old statehouse joke has it that the once-a-decade process of redrawing election districts gives politicians a right to pick their voters, rather than the other way around. The justices will hear an appeal Monday that Arizona's Republican-controlled Legislature has brought.

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  2. Two reading lessons from the Supreme CourtRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | West Hawaii Today

    The Supreme Court frequently ponders arcane matters. But this week, however, in oral arguments concerning two cases, the justices' task will be to teach remedial reading to Congress and to Arizona.

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  3. High court case threatens independent electoral map drawersRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WWLP

    In a reversal of the usual worries about political influence on electoral map-making, the Supreme Court is being asked to let raw politics play an even bigger role in the drawing of congressional district boundaries. The court hears argument Monday in an appeal by Republican lawmakers in Arizona against the state's voter-approved independent redistricting commission for creating the districts of U.S. House members.

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  4. 2 reading lessons from the Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    The Supreme Court frequently ponders arcane matters. But this week, however, in oral arguments concerning two cases, the justices' task will be to teach remedial reading to Congress and to Arizona.

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  5. Bank cutbacks near border worry Arizona produce firmsRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Arizona Republic

    Bank cutbacks near border worry Arizona produce firms Big banks have closed accounts in Arizona near the border due to money-laundering worries. Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1BrNzB1 Money-laundering regulations have prompted big banks to close accounts near the border and in high-risk industries.

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  6. SCOTUS's Upcoming Remedial Reading Lessons In two cases next week,...Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | National Review Online

    But this week, however, in oral arguments concerning two cases, the justices' task will be to teach remedial reading to Congress and to Arizona. On Wednesday, the justices will consider this: Did Congress mean what it said when, with patently coercive intent, it stipulated in the Affordable Care Act that subsidies for persons compelled to purchase health insurance can be disbursed only through exchanges "established by the state"? If so, billions have been illegally disbursed through federal exchanges in the 34 states that resisted the ACA's pressure to establish exchanges.

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  7. 2/28/2015Read the original story

    22 hrs ago | Digby

    They're standing on the corner in Winslow Arizona by digby So a journalist writes a letter to the FBI asking if there are any terror investigations in Arizona. The FBI responds with this: "As a member of the United States intelligence community, the FBI in conjunction with representatives of the Joint Terrorism Task Force is actively engaged in protecting the nation from acts of terrorism."

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  8. Northern Arizona getting less snow, rain than expectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KTVK Phoenix

    Northern Arizona has evaded getting hit by what was expected to be the biggest winter storm to date, the National Weather Service said Saturday. Snow and rain fell overnight in a scattered fashion across the region thanks to warmer air, meteorologist Cory Mottice said.

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  9. Outside of New Mexico, several states require lobbyists to report compensationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Farmington Daily Times

    New Mexico's lobbyists already publicly say how they spend money, although it varies lobbyist by lobbyist how detailed those reports are . Now New Mexico's state lawmakers are being asked to require lobbyists to disclose the issues they're working and the sources of their compensation - and how much that is.

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  10. Column: Two reading lessons from the Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Farmington Daily Times

    On Monday, the Supreme Court will consider whether the Constitution's Framers meant what they said when, in the Election Clause, they assigned an important function to each state's "legislature." This clause says: "The times, places and manner of holding elections for senators and representatives shall be prescribed in each state by the legislature thereof."

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  11. Michigan Gun Reforms ready for Governor SnyderRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AmmoLand

    Both houses of the Michigan legislature have passed their signature gun reform legislation. The bills will be sent to Governor Snyder again.

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  12. Editorial: Ticket quota law solves problem that does not existRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Verde Independent

    Here we go again. The preoccupation of some Arizona lawmakers over the way local governments do business is a classic case of misplaced priorities.

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  13. 2014 Az. classroom spending holds steady; down nearly 5% since 2006Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Verde Independent

    A new report Friday by the Auditor General's Office finds that just 53.8 cents out of every dollar spent to educate Arizona youngsters last school year went for instruction. That includes everything from teachers, aides and even coaches to supplies like pencils and papers and some activities like band or choir.

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  14. Transition to Freedom: Senator seeks to reduce prison population with new programRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Courier

    The bill didn't make it through committee so it's dead this year. * SB1204 - Would classify large greenhouses as personal property instead of the current real property, thus speeding up their depreciation for property tax purposes.

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  15. Cinder pit to be closed until OctoberRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Daily Courier

    Special to The Courier To facilitate the reconstruction of the Hell Canyon Bridge, Prescott National Forest officials have authorized the Arizona Department of Transportation to use a cinder pit located along Forest Road 9010K just off Highway 89 north of Paulden. Comments are not posted immediately.

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  16. Tech company Theranos pushes consumer lab-testing billRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Arizona Republic

    Tech company Theranos pushes consumer lab-testing bill Lawmakers consider bill giving consumers expanded access to lab testing without a doctor's orders. Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1AkxqaR Theranos Wellness Center can perform complex tests with a single drop of blood.

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  17. Teacher's prison rape among annual-record 412 assaultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Arizona Republic

    Teacher's prison rape among annual-record 412 assaults Prison rape of teacher among record assaults as correctional officers quit in droves Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1AkqdI2 When an Arizona Department of Corrections teacher was raped and severely beaten at a state prison in January 2014, the attack was no anomaly. It was among a record 412 inmate assaults on staff in the state-operated prison system during the past fiscal year, DOC records show.

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  18. Judge sets date to hear Medicaid plan lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Wichita Eagle

    A judge will hear arguments July 10 on whether the main funding source for Arizona's Medicaid expansion was legally enacted. The order from Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Katherine Cooper released Friday comes nearly two months after the state Supreme Court dealt former Gov. Jan Brewer's Medicaid plan a severe blow by allowing a lawsuit challenging the plan to proceed.

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  19. The Supreme Court gets to decide what makes a legislatureRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    On Wednesday , the justices will consider this: Did Congress mean what it said when, with patently coercive intent, it stipulated in the Affordable Care Act that subsidies for persons compelled to purchase health insurance can be disbursed only through exchanges " established by the state "? If so, billions have been illegally disbursed through federal exchanges in the 34 states that resisted the ACA's pressure to establish exchanges. George F. Will writes a twice-weekly column on politics and domestic and foreign affairs.

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  20. Winter storm expected to create treacherous roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KTVK Phoenix

    A big winter storm expected to bring treacherous driving conditions to Arizona this weekend has the state Department of Transportation beefing up resources and warning drivers of the dangers. Despite the potential for more than a foot of snow across the higher elevations, at least one group of 20 hikers from the Valley plans to brave the elements.

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