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Ben Giles
Reporter at . "Quite the sleuth journalist," according to a public official in a FOIAed email. Send tips to bgiles@azcapitoltimes.com
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AZ Capitol Times Sep 21
“If the public loses faith in the third branch of government... then it almost seems to me we’ve got a serious problem." via
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Ryan Randazzo Sep 21
With Middle River walking away, it's a lock the Navajo coal plant will close late next year, if not sooner. Any potential buyer at this point is looking at reopening a closed facility
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Ben Giles Sep 21
How far can you go to limit financial conflicts at with Arizona’s “citizen legislature” model of government?
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Ben Giles Sep 19
Replying to @leewah @AzCapitolTimes
lol I know, I know. In my defense, that's the kind of click bait I'd advocate the make free for the masses.
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Ben Giles Sep 19
I really wish this story wasn't behind a paywall. But at least I could gather that she'll be in the musical "Mamma Mia!"
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AZ Capitol Times Sep 18
Gov. Doug Ducey said he's open to the idea of reforms in how charter schools are operated, including how they handle their finances. via
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POLITICO Sep 18
A Supreme Court action struck a blow to a conservative group's effort to shield its donors and could lead to more disclosure of who funds so-called dark money groups
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AZ Capitol Times Sep 18
AG’s office changes wording on Prop 127 ballot via
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Ben Giles Sep 12
More from the , which broke this story: The arrest warrant was issued after Mosley failed to appear for a court date on Sept. 5. Mosley faces charges for excessive speeding.
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Ben Giles Sep 12
Told by that the warrant is for criminal speeding charges, and that the Cochise County Attorney's Office will handle prosecution. Mosley wasn't re-elected by voters in LD5 after reports of his excessive speeding:
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AZ Capitol Times Sep 12
9th Circuit upholds ‘ballot harvesting’ ban via
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Paulina Pineda Sep 12
Replying to @RecorderFontes
. said his office will be holding periodic press conferences to update the public and media on election related issues leading up to the Nov. 6 general election
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Carmen Forman Sep 11
Arizona AG is out with his first campaign ad this cycle. "It never matters whether the criminal or the victim is a Republican or a Democrat. All that matters is justice for all."
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Ben Giles Sep 11
#1 priority for legislative Republicans is to keep control of the state Senate. Last time they weren't the majority in the chamber was a 15-15 split with Dems in 2001.
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Rachel Leingang Sep 10
Charter Board vote allows Eddie Farnsworth, school operator and lawmaker, to make millions via ⁦
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AZ Capitol Times Sep 10
We've already made too many jokes, so we'll just say go listen to our latest episode of . via
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AZ Capitol Times Sep 10
Gov. Doug Ducey said Monday that teachers who blame him for the downfall of the Invest in Education Act need schooling on how government works. via
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Ian James Sep 10
The worsening deadly toll of heat in Phoenix: 172 people died last year, a record for a second straight year. The climbing figures show the area has a great deal of work to do in efforts to prevent heat-related deaths. my story w/
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Ben Giles Sep 7
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AZ Capitol Times Sep 7
. is considering a run for the United States Senate in 2020, when a special election will be held for the final two years of the late Sen. John McCain’s term. via
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