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Education Reform in Arizona: Just Another Year of Our Children’s Lives

Education Reform in Arizona: Just Another Year of Our Children’s Lives

Stephen Stollmack September 11, 2013 1

By Stephen Stollmack Arizona Community Press | www.azcommunitypress.org Most of us are now aware that certain forces within the government and private sectors are expending tremendous amounts of money and energy to change how

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AZ Legislature Makes It Harder To Vote

AZ Legislature Makes It Harder To Vote

Charlie Parke July 4, 2013 0

By Charlie Parke Arizona Community Press | www.azcommunitypress.org Governor Jane Brewer recently signed Arizona HB2305 which will potentially remove many voters and make initiatives harder. Who writes these sorts of laws – the Arizona legislature or Murphy,

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Bisbee Votes to Support Same-Sex Civil Unions

Bisbee Votes to Support Same-Sex Civil Unions

Charlie Parke April 7, 2013 0

By Charlie Parke Arizona Community Press | www.azcommunitypress.org The US Supreme Court will soon decide on cases involving a states right to ban same-sex marriage and on a federal law defining marriage as a union

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National “April Days of Action” to Protest Drone Killing and Surveillance to include Tucson & Phoenix

National “April Days of Action” to Protest Drone Killing and Surveillance to include Tucson & Phoenix

Editor April 7, 2013 0

Arizona Community Press | www.azcommunitypress.org A nationwide, month-long campaign of counter-drone teach-ins, rallies and protest, called “April Days of Action” by its organizers, will challenge the escalated use of drones for targeted assassination by the Obama Administration as well as domestic

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“Strike All” Amendments: A Normal Part of Creating Law at the Arizona Legislature

“Strike All” Amendments: A Normal Part of Creating Law at the Arizona Legislature

Charlie Parke March 4, 2013 3

By Charlie Parke Arizona Community Press | www.azcommunitypress.org “Strike All” Amendments, also called “strike everything” or “striker”, propose to delete the entire text of an existing bill and substitute new language, essentially making it

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Time to Rethink Death Penalty For Arizona?

Time to Rethink Death Penalty For Arizona?

Nicholas Condorcet February 27, 2013 0

By Nicholas Condorcet Arizona Community Press | www.azcommunitypress.org Seventeen U.S. states, including New Mexico and Connecticut, have abolished the Death Penalty.  Across the nation concerns about wrongful convictions, the cost of the long appeal

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Unions in Arizona: 2013 Offers Choices Between Worker Protections and Business Costs

Unions in Arizona: 2013 Offers Choices Between Worker Protections and Business Costs

Charlie Parke February 26, 2013 1

By Charlie Parke Arizona Community Press | www.azcommunitypress.org In the early 20th century, workplace conditions were poor. Sweatshops and child labor were common practices. Many workers received no sick time, no paid vacation and

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Arizona is Becoming a Welcome Hub for Bicycling

Arizona is Becoming a Welcome Hub for Bicycling

Charlie Parke February 26, 2013 1

By Charlie Parke Arizona Community Press | www.azcommunitypress.org Arizona’s cities stretch across the once desert landscape. Transport within these cities becomes more difficult each year with population growth rapidly outpacing mass transit. Residents are

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The Future of Gun Control for Arizonans

The Future of Gun Control for Arizonans

Nicholas Condorcet February 19, 2013 2

By Nicholas Condorcet Arizona Community Press | www.azcommunitypress.org Gun policies vary greatly from country to country and state to state.  The U.S. is generally considered to have comparatively few limits on gun ownership versus

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Efforts To Label GMO’s Spread Across The Nation and Into Arizona

Efforts To Label GMO’s Spread Across The Nation and Into Arizona

Josette Madonia February 18, 2013 1

By Josette Madonia Arizona Community Press | www.azcommunitypress.org On February 7, 2013, Hawaii became the first state to pass a bill that would require the labeling of genetically engineered food (also known as GMOs

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