State Capitol News


A state legislator who owns a charter school is poised for a payday after the Arizona State Board for Charter Schools approved the transfer of his for-profit charter-school chain to a newly formed non-profit company.

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A former youth care worker has been convicted of sexually abusing seven teenage boys at a Phoenix-area shelter for immigrant children.

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A group formed in the wake of outrage over the separation of immigrant families at the Mexico border criticized an investigation by the state of Arizona into reports that some of those children were sexually abused at shelters.

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A close friend to Sen. John McCain says he's considering running for U.S. Senate as a Democrat or independent.

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A former California congressman is poised to secure the GOP nomination in the Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction race.