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Arizona State University built a $35 million building in Washington, D.C. The plan to use the building for programs in four ASU schools, multiple think tanks, a policy journal, the ... They found a historic building within a 10-minute walk to the White House, then secured government-backed bonds to finance it.
Prior to coming to USD, Gestring was chief financial officer at Flathead Valley Community College in Montana and worked in increasingly responsible finance positions for South Dakota state government. She has a M.B.A. from the University of South Dakota and a bachelor's degree in accounting and ...

The funding would support school resources such as infrastructure, textbooks, technology, curriculum and school buses. More dollars are available for classrooms and teachers because the state's revenues are on the rise "combined with a reduction in state government operating budgets," according to his ...
The environmental rollback at the federal level is especially troubling in Arizona, where the state government is keen on deregulation. Conservationists say state agencies prioritize commerce and industry groups over muscular protections for the environment. Although in the past the EPA served as a kind ...
Students and faculty of ASU's Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College should play an active role in the Red for Ed campaign to show the state government that both current and future educators support increased funds for education in Arizona. Current and aspiring teachers should stay in Arizona to improve the ...
President Donald Trump has slammed the company, accusing it of paying "little or no taxes" to state and local governments. But since 2017, Amazon has been collecting sales tax in every state that charges it. Third-party sellers that use Amazon to sell products make their own tax collection decisions, ...

Republican state attorneys general support adding a citizenship question on the 2020 census, unlike their Democratic counterparts who have sued to block ... He said the question was needed in part to help the government enforce the Voting Rights Act, the 1965 law that was intended to protect the political ...
This week, reporters spoke to DACA recipients who learned they will no longer be eligible for in-state tuition after the Arizona Supreme Court upheld a lower court's ... Undergraduate Student Government Tempe will host a work shop to educate students about how to support victims of sexual violence and ...
As the 2018 election begins to take shape, Arizona – a state that already has one of the largest proportions of women serving in the legislature – is ... who is running for attorney general, the decision to join the race was driven by what she sees as an erosion of checks and balances in the state government.
"This is progress," said Kevin DeMenna, a lobbyist for the Arizona Dispensaries Association. "It's a great day in America." DeMenna noted that no new executive orders have been published yet, and no new laws passed. But "it's a good and better tone" from the federal government that state governments ...
More dollars are available for classrooms and teachers, because the state's revenues are on the rise "combined with a reduction in state government operating budgets," according to his plan. But many teachers and education professionals said Ducey's plan lacked specifics and left out several of their ...
Arizona teachers don't need the experts to tell them the kind of intransigent government that rule the state and their fate. They don't need experts to tell them the public might turn against them if they have to look for babysitting over a long-term walkout. They don't need anyone telling them how risky striking ...
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey, a former business executive, took office more than three years ago promising to make state government leaner and more efficient. Officials within his administration say he's done just that through his Government Transformation Office. But the effort hasn't come cheap: His ...
Red-state teacher rebellion hits Oklahoma, grows in Arizona ... Oklahoma teachers threatening a walkout forced their Republican-led government to vote overwhelmingly to boost taxes for teacher raises and more school funding, making it the latest successful rebellion among educators in red states and a ...
Arizona voters might get chance to increase number of lawmakers in state government ... Based on estimates from the state Office of Economic Opportunity, that would mean at least 33 senators and 66 representatives — one senator and two representatives for each district — after the 2020 census.
A carton of eggs that expired on March 22nd is shown Friday, March 30, 2018 in Phoenix. This year's Easter eggs may already hard-boiled, dyed and laid in a basket, but next year's batch might be a little less fresh. State lawmakers are on the verge of passing a proposal that would put a 45-day expiration ...
Teachers to the west don't have a walkout date set yet, and they said it depends on if their state government supplies funds by the end of the legislative session. Dublin said she's one of the better paid teachers in her district, and only makes ends meet because she also receives a check from her service in ...

Photo by Isabel Han | The State Press ASU students walk by the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College in Tempe, Arizona, on Thursday, March 29, 2018. .... Education students who leave college with high debt often find themselves looking for jobs in low income schools because the federal government will ...
In the shadows of the State Capitol, thousands of Arizona teachers decked in red demanded Wednesday that their state government pump $1 billion back into the public school system and provide school workers with a 20 percent pay increase. If their demands aren't met, their leaders said, they'll stage a ...
An Arizona state senator appears to have plagiarized parts of his answers to a 2016 candidate questionnaire that appeared on azcentral.com. The accusations against ... Parker wrote: "The “war on drugs” (beware government domestic wars) hasn't made a dent in the popularity of pot. Nor, after decades of ...
She's frustrated by what she calls the lack of support from the state government. ... PHOENIX – Thousands of Arizona teachers angry about pay rallied as part of the Red for Ed movement at the state Capitol on Wednesday and demanded a 20 percent raise, but organizers stopped short of calling for a ...
Arpaio later joined the investigator at a news conference in Phoenix with a slide presentation explaining why he believed Obama's birth certificate was fraudulent. Arpaio says he sympathizes with Trump, who has pressed his desire to root out government employees he accuses of being "deep state" actors ...
According to SECC director Linda Stiles, the money goes to a fund collected by state employees and donated to charities across Arizona. So, in a way, the lives of Arizonans all over depended on the milking technique of the men and women who run their government. The crowd favorite was, naturally, ...
According to the Arizona Department of Public Safety, the march crowd totaled 15,000. There were no arrests, ... Jamila Rahim, 20, an Arizona State University sophomore, came to the march with friends. "I get that this is our ... "I don't want the government coming up with definitions of who is mentally ill.
This could allow states a kind of “passporting” right, where they can export products across state borders into similar jurisdictions. The effort by Arizona's government to implement a regulatory sandbox for FinTech is certainly admirable. From the outset, the approach is encouraging, although ultimately it will ...
Our experts tell us that unless EORP's static contribution rate is scrapped, the fund will fail. This would raise costs and budget pressure for government entities around the state. The longer this crisis goes unaddressed, the more it will cost Arizona governments and taxpayers. The sooner these proposals are ...
Clean Energy for a Healthy Arizona is pushing a ballot initiative that would ask voters to approve a constitutional amendment requiring half the state's electricity to come from renewable sources by 2030. On Friday, the Republican governor signed a law that will allow utilities to pay a fine of as little as $100 ...
While individuals that have invested in digital currency may be uncertain as to how the IRS will treat their tax obligation, Arizona, Georgia, Vermont and Wyoming are considering proposals to allow citizens to pay state taxes digitally. The Arizona State Legislature passed Senate Bill 1091, which would allow ...
A: No, the Navajo Nation in Arizona participates in daylight saving, which applies to most of the northeast corner of the state, keeping in sync with the neighboring parts of the Navajo Nation in Utah and New Mexico. But since U.S. authorities in Arizona follow the state's non-participation, government offices ...
Members of the House Government Committee on Thursday gave their unanimous endorsement to the pleas of 11-year-old Jax Weldon to designate the Sonorasaurus as the "official state ... It also lived in what is now Arizona, though at the time the climate and topography was vastly different than it is now.
“Arizona's legislature believed the federal government wasn't doing enough to enforce federal immigration law and struck out on its own to enforce the law by requiring registration of immigrants, making it criminal to be undocumented in the state and otherwise empowering state and local law enforcement ...
Whether or not this bill becomes law, the US federal government will have the final word on crypto. The SEC, FinCEN, and the US Treasury have all been making calculated moves to close in on crypto over the past several weeks. While crypto legislation has been a patchwork of laws that vary state-by-state ...
The Justice Department's basic claim is that three California laws, passed in 2017, limit the ability of state officials and employees to assist the federal government in enforcing immigration policy. Tensions between states like California and Arizona and the federal government over immigration enforcement ...
As previously reported by Cointelegraph, the bill passed the Arizona State Senate on Feb. 8. While the bill allows for Arizona citizens to pay their state taxes in cryptocurrency, it also specifies that the state government must convert crypto payments to US dollars within 24 hours of their receipt. A sponsor of ...
Arizona passed an statute in 2016 that bars the state from “entering into government contracts with companies or persons who engage in or advocate for economic boycotts of Israel.” This act also forced the university to amend its standard outside speaker contract to contain a “No Boycott of Israel” clause.
In Arizona, pay-raise decisions are more siloed. Individual school districts have the final say on teacher paychecks; all the same, schools still are funded by the state government. Over the last decade, Arizona has cut tons of funding from the education budget, and it has reached the point where the average ...
The Arizona Cybersecurity Team, created by an executive order on March 1, is expected to foster a collaborative approach to cybersecurity and education ... But it will also bring in representatives from the legislature, higher educations, local government, the private sector and other state agencies.
That's what is happening with the Arizona State Retirement System and its 209,000 active members and more than 700 government employers. The initial increase of 0.3 percent commences with the start of the Arizona pension fund's new fiscal year in July. Someone earning $50,000, for example, will ...
The citizens of Arizona should show support for DACA students in order to encourage law and policy makers to work to change the current laws that will prohibit DACA students from receiving in-state tuition costs. Immigrants make America great, and the government should be encouraging them to go to ...
The state's election database has also been targeted in high-profile cyberattacks leading up to the 2016 presidential election. On Sunday, "60 Minutes" reported that Arizona was one of four states where elections systems were successfully penetrated by hackers working for the Russian government, though ...
Arizona passed a statute in 2016 that bars the state from “entering into government contracts with companies or persons who engage in or advocate for economic boycotts of Israel.” This act also forced the university to amend its standard outside speaker contract to contain a “No Boycott of Israel” clause.
While most of the companies leading the race for driverless cars are based in California, some have started testing autonomous vehicles in Arizona, where the state government has taken a more hands-off approach to the technology. Arizona has not created regulations for autonomous vehicles.
Trent Franks, in Arizona. The leading Republicans among a dozen candidates in the GOP stronghold 8th Congressional District that covers much of the western Phoenix suburbs include two former state senators, two former state House members and a talk radio host who pulled in 29 percent of the vote in ...
PHOENIX (AP) — The closing days of the Republican primary to replace an Arizona congressman who quit in a sex scandal have included a top ... A dozen candidates are running in the Republican primary, including two former state senators, two former state House members and a talk radio host who got ...
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona's state government continues to collect more revenue than expected when lawmakers drafted the current budget last spring. The latest monthly report by the Legislature's budget staff says revenue through January totaled nearly $250 million more than forecast and that the monthly ...
Lawmakers are bankrolling the new School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership at Arizona State, and the University of Arizona's ... Their creation reflects a cultural struggle within academia, one that some conservatives believe requires government intervention to counter a liberal professoriate.
The City Council in Mesa is poised to consider approving a resolution authorizing the city manager to sign an intergovernmental agreement aimed at having Arizona State University put new higher-education facilities in the suburban city's downtown. The proposal would put hundreds of students and ...
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona's state government continues to collect more revenue than expected when lawmakers drafted the current budget last spring. The latest monthly report by the Legislature's budget staff says revenue through January totaled nearly $250 million more than forecast and that the monthly ...
He urged colleagues to butt out. “The Legislature should not come between a woman, her doctor, her faith and her family,” Farley said. He said measures like this one unnecessarily insert state government into not just a personal relationship but also into matters of something that was settled by contract.
Secular AZ, an advocacy organization that works to ensure a secular state government, maintained that the bill is both unnecessary and unconstitutional. “This bill is clearly part of the legislature's ideological push in recent years to chip away at secular government,” says Tory Roberg, the Director of ...


 

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