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Editorial: Don’t let politics ruin friendships

“A house divided against itself cannot stand… I do not expect the house to fall …” – Abraham Lincoln

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Editorial: Marijuana industry should police itself

In 2016, marijuana for personal use failed to pass in Arizona, with 51.32 percent of voters saying “no.”

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Editorial: School supplies bill not enough

Meaningful. Thorough. Effective.

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Editorial: Punishment should fit the crime

It is legislation whose time has come, finally, for many people who die in crashes on our highways but the person at fault gets what amounts to a slap on the wrist.

Editorial: Online tests for learner’s permits increase risks to all drivers

Arizona’s Motor Vehicle Division — as of Monday, March 5 — has begun allowing testing for learner's permits to be taken on the internet, rather than in person.

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Editorial: Keep decisions on elections local

Elections are a matter of local control, particularly when it comes to the state’s 19 charter cities.

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Editorial: Let’s talk about solutions to gun violence

The talk on the local and national streets has been “what to do about guns?”

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Editorial: State House putting money in your pocket

One year from now you may get more money back on your federal taxes, thanks to the tax reform Congress passed in December 2017, and Arizona stands to get about $250 million.

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Editorial: Instead of giving ‘crumbs,’ state needs to fix education funding

School teachers in Arizona are at the bottom of the pay scale nationwide.

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Editorial: State motors ahead with fee to fix roads, rather than tax hike

A fee to help pay for road work is advancing in the Legislature — with good and not-so-great stipulations.

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Editorial: If you see something, say something

It is a bad mix: when people drive a vehicle while drunk or high on drugs.

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Editorial: Protect free speech, or stamp out hate?

On Tuesday, Feb. 13, eight students from Paradise Valley High School placed their backpacks on the ground, then laid down on the floor.

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Editorial: Lawmakers embrace dark money once again

Last summer Prescott voters had their first experience with dark money in a local election.

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Editorial: A tax by any other name still is a tax

Poll: How would you prefer to fund necessary road improvements or the Highway Patrol?

If it looks like a duck, feels like a duck, and sounds like a duck, it might be a duck.

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Editorial: Come on APS, the Super Bowl?

A reader who lives on the 300 block of North Sheldon wrote in this week.

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Editorial: Latest texting ban has chance of becoming law

Our state lawmakers are considering a bill that would make it illegal to text while driving.

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Editorial: Prescott and its residents safer than ever

There is more to what The Daily Courier published this past week, “Prescott Fire Department gets upgrade in fire-risk rating,” than the number 4 and the number 2.

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Editorial: Congressman Gosar should stop the grandstanding

Paul Gosar was elected to represent the people of this district as our representative in Washington, D.C. His words and actions reflect on all of us.

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Editorial: ‘Lowest of the low’ is this teacher

Gregory Salcido is a teacher of history and U.S. government at El Rancho High School in Pico Rivera, California.

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Editorial cartoon (1): Feb. 1, 2018

Editorial cartoon (1): Feb. 1, 2018

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Editorial cartoon 2: Jan. 30, 2018

"Winning"

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Editorial cartoon 1: Jan. 30, 2018

State of the Union

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Editorial: Arizona owes Hotshots’ portion of state pension

Thankfully, tragedies do not happen every day.

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Editorial: Don’t limit the voters’ choices in U.S. Senate race

Rep. Travis Grantham, R-Gilbert, feels that he should have more sway with Arizona’s U.S. Senators so he has proposed a bill that would require any candidate for that office to receive the blessings of the elected officials in the legislature before voters can decide who they want.

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Editorial: Be careful before taking children from their parents

This week the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that DCS acted unconstitutionally by removing the children from the care of their parents without a court order.