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High-stakes races sparked high-dollar giving by Arizona voters in 2020

Arizonans were heavily invested in this fall’s elections in more ways than one, donating a total of at least $110 million to support candidates and high-profile ballot initiatives. That was a sharp increase from the $60 million that state voters donated just four years ago. And the increases this year were seen across the board,

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When Trump talks law and order, some Wisconsin voters listen

Alexis Arnold says she’s sympathetic toward protesters who have peacefully fought racial injustice this summer. But as some demonstrations spiral into violence, her anxiety is building. “Why are we so broken right now?” the 44-year-old art gallery owner wondered. The uncertainty is drawing her to whatever stability President Donald Trump can offer. He has spent

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Jail Opponents to Rally

Opposition to a new county jail in Prescott is now organized and growing.  A coalition of concerned citizens  has scheduled a  Rally Against the Jail,  Monday,  August 3rd,  outside the County  Building, 1015 Fair Street, from 8:30 to 11:00am. The Rally was originally scheduled to coincide with a Special Meeting on the jail set by the

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Prescott Rally’s Against New Jail

A rally against the proposal to build a new 144 bed jail and judicial complex in Prescott drew upwards of 60 opponents Friday morning to the proposed site on Prescott Lakes Parkway. The County Board of Supervisors originally scheduled July 17th as the ceremonial ground breaking for the new jail, but cancelled the event at

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Let’s Change the “Use It or Lose It” Policy

Currently, Yavapai County has a ‘use-it-or-lose-it’ policy under which the departments must return any unspent monies instead of being allowed to “roll over” the funding to the next budget year. This creates incentives for bureaucrats to spend any remaining budget on low priority expenditures to avoid cuts in the following year’s budget. For instance, department

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