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Education Dept says its testimony on ‘voucher’ program was flawed 

Arizona Department of Education lobbyists inaccurately testified before legislative committees about funding for students in a program that provides public money for private education, according to an Arizona Department of Education memo issued today.

Yee recall effort over medical marijuana research back on 

A deal brokered between veterans supporting medical marijuana research and Sen. Kimberly Yee appears to have broken down.

Gallardo meet Q1 goal of raising zero dollars

Gallardo’s FEC report confused some people, as it shows zero dollars raised and spent for the first quarter of 2014. Some initially speculated that it might have been the result of a technical error.

Rogers’ fundraising tops CD9 Republican primary field 

Wendy Rogers, retired Air Force lieutenant colonel and Republican candidate for Arizona’s 9th Congressional District, raised $138,000 in the first quarter of 2014 to use in her bid to unseat incumbent Democrat Kyrsten Sinema.

Horne takes victory lap following legal triumph

Horne took a victory lap on Wednesday, sending out a campaign email trumpeting his exoneration from charges that he illegally coordination with an independent group four years ago.

Party bike bill goes to governor 

Gov. Jan Brewer will have to decide if a three-wheel motorcycle should require a motorcycle license to operate, and whether party-goers can continue to drink and peddle on “party bikes.”

Arizona House takes a stand for Israel 

Not content to deal with domestic issues, the Arizona House has gone on record as saying the entire West Bank belongs to Israel and the 650,000 Jews who have settled there since the 1967 war “reside there legitimately.’’

Loss of fed grant money leads to DES cuts 

The loss of federal grant and stimulus money will lead to cuts in several Department of Economic Security programs next fiscal year. The reductions affect programs such as hunger relief and services for the aging.

Judge’s decision revives Horne’s fading political career, but obstacles remain 

Administrative Law Judge Tammy Eigenheer gave Attorney General Tom Horne’s campaign something it hadn’t gotten in a long time — good news.

Brewer nixes tax reimbursement money for counties 

A sales tax break for manufacturers is going to hit most Arizona counties in the pocketbook after Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed a budget provision that would have replaced their lost revenue.