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As students in middle and high school, we learned about our federal government in civics classes. We became well-versed in the Constitution, the three branches of government, the importance of checks and balances and the Bill of Rights.
Tax season is here, and that means like any year, Tax– particularly those filing without the help of a professional – will be exposed to a number of complexities when filing before the April 15 deadline.
Happy New Year. I hope you are still adhering to your New Year’s resolutions. While county governments don’t necessarily make New Year’s resolutions, they do have goals and plans for the year, albeit generally geared toward fiscal years, which in Arizona are from July to June.
We are saying goodbye to 2014, a year that went by too quickly. We are saying hello to a new year, 2015, and for the most part, I can’t say I’m too optimistic about it.
Those at the UA who are advancing the medical humanities want to see the arts become more closely integrated with the STEM fields. It's picking up steam.
When singers finish their performances on “American Idol,” viewers can vote for their favorite contestant over the next 24 hours via text message, Facebook, mobile apps, the Internet and by telephone. Votes are tallied and the winner is announced the next day. Pretty easy.
Due to a less than one-tenth of one percent difference between Republican Martha McSally and Democratic Rep. Ron Barber, an official recount of the votes will take place.
(BPT) - The end of 2014 is shaping up to be relatively quiet compared to the challenges of recent years - such as the fiscal cliff. After this year’s mid-term elections a lame duck Congress needs to fund the operations of the federal government, so it is possible new tax law changes could affect current income tax and financial planning. For the time being, though, the current laws provide the guidelines of how taxpayers need to plan.
Pima County Recorder, F. Ann Rodriguez, announced today that a breakdown of the results of the provisional and conditional provisional ballots from the November 4, 2014 General Election is now available for Congressional District 2. We can now give a breakdown of how many of the provisional and conditional provisional forms were issued to voters in CD2.
The race between Democratic Congressman Ron Barber and Republican challenger Martha McSally remained too close to call as of the Explorer’s Monday deadline, with McSally holding a slim 341-vote lead over Barber.
When the primaries ended in August, most candidates turned their attention to this week’s general election, but Ruben Gallego was looking farther down the road.
If Facebook friends were votes, Fred DuVal would be the next governor of Arizona.
As of this morning, the Pima County Elections department will continue to count the several thousands of ballots that are remaining.
The people who brought medical marijuana to Arizona four years ago now want marijuana legal for everyone over the age of 21.
Arizona voters on Tuesday soundly rejected Proposition 304, which would have given Arizona lawmakers their first pay raise in 16 years.
The Pima County Board of Supervisors in December will take a second look at a proposed 50-acre development in the Catalina Foothill area after a 4-1 vote favored delaying a decision in an Oct. 21 public meeting.
According to the AP, Republican Mark Brnovich will become the state's next attorney general after he defeated Democrat Felecia Rotellini.
The Associated Press has called the Arizona governor's race. State Treasurer Doug Ducey defeated Democrat Fred DuVal. Ducey will be replacing Gov. Jan Brewer who was not eligible to run for reelection.
(NAPSI)—Many parents of school-age children are unhappy with the amount of time spent on standardized tests and have strong opinions on other controversial education policies, including Common Core and school vouchers.
Five candidates are seeking election for three open seats in this year’s race for the Metro Water District’s Board of Directors.
It’s that time again, when I write up my election endorsements. Anyone who’s read this column knows I’m a strong Democrat, so it should come as no surprise I’m supporting Democrats all the way down the line. However, to those of you who vote for both Democrats and Republicans, here are a few reasons to favor the D’s this time around.
As the November General Election draws nearer, the field has narrowed in Legislative District 11 after House Rep. Steve Smith, now running for a state Senate seat in the same district, defeated Republican Scott Bartle, and Mark Finchem and Vince Leach topped Jo Grant in collecting two open House seats.
Two Pima Community College alumni are hoping to return to Pima as members of the governing board.