Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 5:00pm

Over the last 30 years there has been a power shift in Arizona's criminal justice system, with many sentencing outcomes no longer primarily determined by judges and parole boards but now by prosecutors. Mandatory minimum sentencing, truth-in-sentencing, and other measures have contributed to greatly increased prison populations in Arizona and elsewhere, taking greater shares of state budgets. 

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Thursday, January 28, 2016 - 11:30am

Business Opportunities in Eastern Germany in Times of the Energy Transition (Energiewende)

Thursday, January 28, 2016 | 11:30 am – 2:00 pm | Sheraton Hotel Downtown Phoenix


While enjoying an exclusive lunch, industry experts from Germany and Arizona will give you insights on the current status, future trends and investment opportunities in the U.S. and German energy market.

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Thursday, January 28, 2016 - 8:30am


Children’s Action Alliance and Morrison Institute for Public Policy at Arizona State University present a forum on juvenile justice and what makes sense for fiscal policy that works.

The interactive forum is Thursday, Jan. 28th, 8:30AM

Burton Barr Library

1221 N. Central Ave., First floor

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Thursday, December 10, 2015 - 7:30am

Arizona's Permanent Fund: A Dilemma of Intergenerational Equity

With the recent passage of Proposition 123, the voters will be asked to weigh in on significant measures related to state trust land next year. The proposition increases K –  12 school funding by changing distributions from the state land trust permanent fund.

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Friday, November 20, 2015 - 8:00am

Phoenix Airport Marriott

1101 N. 44th St., Phoenix

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Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 10:00am

Join the Citizens Clean Elections Commission as we host an insightful panel discussion on who the independent voter is and how they view Arizona's future.

Rio Salado College Conference Center
2323 West 14th Street
Tempe AZ 85281



Opening Speakers:

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Tuesday, November 3, 2015 - 9:30am

Join us for a deep dive into the facts behind the hype and the fright about Arizona's water future.

Hear from:

  • Tom Buschatzke, Director, the Arizona Department of Water Resources
  • Kathryn Sorensen, Director, City of Phoenix Water Services Department
  • Brandon Loomis, Arizona Republic environmental resources reporter
  • David Wallace, Arizona Republic visual journalist
  • Wellington “Duke” Reiter, Senior Sustainability Scientist, Arizona State University
  • Moderated by: Richard Ruelas, Arizona Republic reporter and Horizon and Horizonte guest host

Arizona Historical Society at Papago Park
1300 N College Ave, Tempe, AZ 85281

$25 registration fee includes coffee and pastries at check-in and a boxed lunch with sandwich and drink.
Free parking available at the Arizona Historical Society.

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Friday, October 30, 2015 - 12:00pm

Arizona Capitol Museum presents:

'A Most Colorful Character: George W.P. Hunt, Arizona's Seven-Term Governor'

Speaker: David Berman, senior research fellow, Morrison Institute for Public Policy

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Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - 8:00am

Questions? Please contact Paola Garcia: or (480) 965-8404
or Sapna Gupta: or (602) 496-0210

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Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 8:30am

This hands-on training immerses participants in Census Bureau data, the most relied-on source for detailed, up-to-date socio-economic statistics covering every community in Arizona.

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