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Erica McFadden

AZ public schools jeopardized by diverting funds to private ones
Erica McFadden
May 31, 2013

A recent Merrill/Morrison Poll conducted with 488 Arizona adults found that 97 percent of voters view a top-quality public education as important to Arizona’s future, yet 74 percent said the state Legislature underfunds public education and seven in 10 oppose shifting funds from public schools to parochial, private and charter schools.


Joseph Garcia

Kicking sand in the face of Arizona's down and out
Joseph Garcia
June 14, 2011

When Senate Majority Whip Steve Pierce glibly opened Monday’s reconvened special session by explaining away his notable absence Friday with his day-at-the-beach soliloquy, it was apparent this day – like any other day – would be anything but for Arizona’s unemployed.

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