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Pinal County Supervisor Smith Announces that He Will Not Run for Re-election

Thu, Aug 8, 2019

Election 2020

Pinal County Supervisor Anthony Smith announces that he will not run for re-election representing District #4. Smith said, “In 2008 when I was elected into my first public office, I had no idea I would have the pleasure of serving the people for twelve years. As I examine where I

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Tags: Pinal County, Maricopa, 2020 Election, Board of Supervisors

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Maricopa's Complete Count Committee works for accurate result of U.S. Census

Fri, Jun 7, 2019

Pinal County

MARICOPA — The first Complete Count Committee training for the 2020 U.S. Census took place in Maricopa to help ensure the accuracy of the city’s census count. The U.S. Census, which takes place every 10 years, is vital to cities such as Maricopa to understand their population growth and to obtain

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Tags: Pinal County, Maricopa, 2020 Census

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'With dignity and respect': Maricopa Family Advocacy Center opens its doors to victims

Wed, Apr 17, 2019

Pinal County

MARICOPA — What can often be one of the worst days in a person’s life had until Tuesday been prolonged even further due to a lack of facilities in Maricopa. But now, victims of domestic violence, sexual violence, child abuse and other family-related trauma now have a place designed for

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Tags: Arizona, Maricopa, Maricopa Family Advocacy Center

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Maricopa surpasses key 50,000 population milestone

Mon, Dec 10, 2018

Pinal County

MARICOPA — A long-awaited milestone in the growth of Maricopa has finally been reached. The city announced Friday that the latest estimate from the U.S. Census Bureau puts Maricopa’s population at 51,977. That number has been approved by the Arizona State Demographer’s Office, the Maricopa Association of Governments and Central Arizona

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Tags: Arizona, Pinal County, Maricopa, growth

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Maricopa upset by higher school tax due to state law change

Fri, Aug 17, 2018

Pinal County

MARICOPA — With an imminent increase of the secondary property tax for Maricopa residents, many in the city are pointing fingers at the state Legislature. On Wednesday, the city sent out a press release informing residents that their secondary property tax would increase. The city says that's because the Legislature passed,

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Tags: Arizona, Pinal County, Maricopa City, Property tax

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MHS students walk out, hold moment of silence for Florida shooting victims

Thu, Feb 22, 2018

Pinal County

MARICOPA — On Thursday morning, hundreds of Maricopa High School students peacefully walked out of class to show respect for the 17 students and teacMARICOPA — On Thursday morning, hundreds of Maricopa High School students peacefully walked out of class to show respect for the 17 students and teachers killed

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Tags: Arizona, Maricopa, Florida shooting, Student walkout

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CAC joins others to offer uniform manufacturing curriculum

Thu, Feb 9, 2017

Economy

PHOENIX — Maricopa Community College District, Pima Community College District and Central Arizona College signed a charter Thursday solidifying a partnership that will create a uniform curriculum to help advanced manufacturing operations in Arizona train the future workforce. Private companies, including Boeing and Raytheon, will work with the colleges to develop

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Tags: Arizona, Pinal County, economy, Maricopa Community College

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Gallardo & Quezada, Phoenix: HB 2261 is just bad public policy

Sun, Jan 12, 2014

AZ Legislature

House Bill 2261, which created at-large seats for the Maricopa County Community College District Board, is unfair and unconstitutional. That is why we have challenged the legality of the 2010 law.

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Arizona lawsuit challenges college board-member law

Fri, Dec 27, 2013

Civil Rights

Some Arizona Democratic political leaders have filed a lawsuit challenging a law that will expand the Maricopa County community-college board.But the point they hope to make with their court fight is more sweeping: Arizona will continue to discriminate against minority voters unless the federal government steps in to regulate the

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Tags: Arizona, Maricopa County, community-college board, 1965 Voting Rights Act

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Maricopa-Casa Grande highway: Paving the way

Sat, Oct 27, 2012

Pinal County

FLORENCE — The Pinal County Board of Supervisors has approved an agreement that will allow the improvement of the main road connecting two of Pinal County’s largest cities.The supervisors voted unanimously on Wednesday to approve a settlement agreement with the Ak-Chin Indian Community, which will allow for an eventual widening

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Tags: Arizona, Pinal County, Maricopa, Casa Grande, Ak-Chin Indian Community, Maricopa-Casa Grande Highwaya

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