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Court rules private cell phones can contain public records

The unanimous ruling from a three-judge panel contradicts an attorney general’s opinion earlier this year that concluded communications made by public employees or elected officials solely on private electronic devices or private social media accounts are never public record, even if those devices or accounts are used to conduct public business.

New Neighbors: Shifting Communities In The Valley Of The Sun

The New Neighbors project is a collaboration between KJZZ and the Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting that looks at how the Valley of the Sun has changed since the economic downturn a decade ago. AZCIR gathered data on demographics, employment,...

AZCIR selected for News Match 2017

Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting is honored to be among the more than 130 nonprofit news organizations selected for News Match 2017, the largest grassroots fundraising campaign to support nonprofit and investigative news organizations. News Match...

Secretary of State vows to maintain voter notification records

Every day, the thousands of voting jurisdictions in the U.S. share information about current voter registrations to guard against people being registered in multiple places. Up until earlier this year, The Arizona Secretary of State was not keeping copies of those voter registration notifications.

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