Mary Hartley

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    February 8, 2001

    Fighting Bullies

    No one likes a bully. So why are Rose Mofford, Janet Napolitano and MTV distancing themselves from Arizona's Safe Schools, Safe Students program?

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    May 18, 2000

    Spender Bender

    Campaign contributions buy the strangest things

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    May 13, 1999

    Think Tank Warfare

    Barry Goldwater's widow says the conservative institute that bears his name is twisting his legacy

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    December 10, 1998
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    October 29, 1998

    The Bench Warmer and the Straggler

    Gubernatorial candidates have been playing the usual political game. One of them lost a long time ago.

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    December 18, 1997

    So Sue Me

    The court has spoken; lawmakers stand in defiance. But if the state Legislature doesn't come up with a constitutional school finance plan by July, school's out forever.

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    October 9, 1997

    A Fine Mess

    State agencies are reeling in the after-Fife, the ballyhooed state-budget surplus is all but spent, and the government bureaucracy is bigger than ever. Now it's up to Jane Dee Hull to make it all make sense.

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    January 30, 1997

    Enslaved by the Bell

    Does the newest member of the state Board of Education really believe that Satan lurks in Arizona classrooms?

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    November 7, 1996

    DOR Jam

    Department of Revenue won't grant hearing to widow who filed document two days late

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    August 15, 1996

    A Self-Interested Party

    Engineer-legislator gets sued over a public works project, then backs a bill that releases him from indemnifying future projects

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    December 28, 1995

    Welfare That Doesn't Work

    Governor Symington has spoken of helping needy kids and improving the welfare system. His welfare agency, the Department of Economic Security, is famous for astonishing incompetence and children who die.