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The final nail in Rep. Noel Campbell’s gas tax boost plan coffin may not have been hammered in yet, but a state constitutional provision is about to wield its hammer.

By The Daily Courier February 28, 2020
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It is not in the cards right now for lawmakers to honor Gov. Doug Ducey’s State of the State pledge to exempting military pensions from the state’s income tax.

By The Daily Courier February 26, 2020
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HB2808, approved by the House Judiciary Committee last Wednesday, is a good start toward sentencing reform in Arizona.

By The Daily Courier February 25, 2020
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Editorial: Some politicians are allowing fentanyl dealers to keep killing our children
Bill to help stop fentanyl drug dealers needs support now

As you read this editorial, a bill is being held on the House floor that would finally make it tougher for drug dealers who keep selling illicit fentanyl to our young people in Arizona, but Democrats — and a few Republicans — are not stepping up to support it.

By The Daily Courier February 25, 2020
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It is a sad state of affairs that every Nov. 7 we now could be recognizing Victims of Communism Memorial Day.

By The Daily Courier February 22, 2020
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A new bill seeking to limit the number of unmarked cars that local law enforcement can use for traffic stops is causing quite the stir on social media these days.

By The Daily Courier February 21, 2020
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Those who visit Prescott have many fine options when it comes to places to spend the night.

By The Daily Courier February 18, 2020
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Parking in downtown Prescott leaves a bit to be desired. There is the unenviable search for an open spot and a loss of revenue.

By The Daily Courier February 17, 2020
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Kimberley Robinson, partnership specialist for the Census Bureau, stood up at the Feb. 11 Prescott City Council meeting and said the 2020 Census would be the community’s “legacy through 2030.”

By The Daily Courier February 14, 2020
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To hear it from some lawmakers, the state has too much money; they want to give a bit back to taxpayers.

By The Daily Courier February 12, 2020
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The Arizona House gave preliminary approval this past week to legislation that would end “social promotions” in schools and hold students back if they don’t meet required criteria.

By The Daily Courier February 11, 2020
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Legislation legalizing fireworks surfaces practically every year. This time it would be for only residents of Pima and Maricopa counties.

By The Daily Courier February 8, 2020
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As one of the more recognizable sports names in northern Arizona history, Steve Moran likely touched the lives of hundreds, if not thousands of young student-athletes through not only his teachings of the game of football, but the game of life.

By The Daily Courier February 7, 2020
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Some would call it a teenage prank. We call it criminal.

February 5, 2020
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The headline in the Daily Courier on Feb. 3 probably raised a few eyebrows.

By The Daily Courier February 4, 2020
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It has been called a matter of common sense.

By The Daily Courier February 1, 2020
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Water consultant Gary Woodard told Prescott City Council members, during a study session on Tuesday, Jan. 28, that their water budget — the amount of water they can give to developments, for example — could be improved.

By The Daily Courier January 29, 2020
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With the Prescott Valley Police Department issuing an alert Monday warning residents of a scam circulating the quad-city area that has suspects posing as APS agents telling people their bills are delinquent, the Courier editorial board thought it would be a good time to remind everyone of potential scams out there.

January 27, 2020
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The goal of the Prescott program “Change for the Better” is good: offer downtown visitors a way to help the homeless without giving directly to panhandlers.

By The Daily Courier January 25, 2020
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Democrats are concerned about the order of candidates’ names on ballots, enough to sue over it.

By The Daily Courier January 24, 2020
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These days with email, texting and social media, there are more ways than ever to communicate with others.

By The Daily Courier January 22, 2020
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I don’t generally wade into sports waters too often with this column, but with the football season coming to an end, thoughts of pitchers and catchers opening camp next month aren’t far from my mind.

By Brian M. Bergner Jr. January 21, 2020
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It is because of local deaths and the scourge of these drugs statewide that The Daily Courier launched its #StopFentanylNow series. That was 14 months ago as a community call to action.

By The Daily Courier January 18, 2020
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The heartache of having to deal with the loss of a parent at such a young age is unimaginable, never mind needing to process the death of a second parent via suicide after the fact.

By The Daily Courier January 17, 2020
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Is it business as usual down at the Legislature, even only three days into the 2020 session? Not quite.

January 15, 2020

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