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These include Maricopa County and State of Arizona offices, such as the Attorney General's Office, the Secretary of State, the Department of Elections, the Motor Vehicle Department and more. Also included are links the to the State Legislature and the State Senators.
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511: The Number to Call for Roadway Conditions
You can get current road closure information for several of our highways and city streets by calling 511.

Apply For U. S. Citizenship
If you are considering becoming a U.S. citizen, the U.S. Federal Government has eligibility requirements. If you meet the following qualifications, you may be able to apply for citizenship based on permanent residency.

Arizona Capitol Museum
You can visit the Arizona Capitol Museum in Phoenix and learn about Arizona government, from territorial days to the present.

Arizona Corporation Commission
The Commission has regulatory responsibility for incorporating, Securities, Railroad and Pipeline Safety, as well as Utilities.

Arizona Department of Environmental Quality
Vehicle emissions, air and water quality, and recycling.

Arizona Department of Insurance
Frequently asked questions, publications and press releases.

Arizona Department of Transportation
Information about roads and freeways, traffic closures, and the Motor Vehicle Department.

Arizona Legislature
Find out about bills, members, committees, statutes and more.

Arizona Liquor Laws - Legal Drinking Age in Arizona
Here are ten things you should know about Arizona Liquor Laws, including the legal drinking age, hours bars are open, and who can be served alcohol.

Arizona Map of Legislative Districts
This will help you to find your legislator.

Arizona Primary Election - 2010
See who the candidates are for various offices in Arizona in 2010. Arizona will elect a U.S. Senator, a Governor, Local congressional representatives, an Attorney general and other officials this year.

Arizona Property Tax - Compute Arizona Real Estate Tax
Here is some information about computing what your Arizona property tax might be on your home. Arizona property taxes are levied on the assessed value of a home, not the market value.

Arizona Property Taxes
Find out how they calculate Arizona Property Taxes.

Arizona Secretary of State
Official information about Uniform Commercial Code, Trade Names, Charities, Partnerships and Digital Signatures may be found in the Business Services Division.

Arizona State Holidays
Aside from Sundays, Arizona recognizes 14 dates as state holidays.

Arizona Tax Forms
State and Federal tax forms can be found here, as well as resources for tax assistance.

Arizona Unemployment Benefits
Ten questions and answers about unemployment insurance in Arizona, including who qualifies for unemployment, how unemployment payments are calculated, and how to apply for unemployment.

Attorney General's Office
The Attorney General's Office represents and provides legal advice to most State agencies, enforces consumer protection laws and some criminal laws, and brings and defends lawsuits on behalf of the State.

Arizona Voters: Ballot Propositions Checklist 2012
Here's a checklist for you to take to the polls with you. Complete it at home, and take it with you for faster voting.

Changing Your Name in Maricopa County
Information about how to change your name in Maricopa County.

Election in Arizona - 2012
Checklist for the candidates of the 2012 General Election in Arizona. Take this to the polls with you.

Elections Department
A department of the Secretary of State. Information about voting, lobbyists, financial reporting and elections.

Food Stamps in Arizona
Find out who is eligible for food stamps/EBT in Arizona, what you can buy and how to apply.

Free Credit Report
If you haven't heard about identity theft yet, you will. Everyone in Arizona can get a free credit report to ensure that no one has been fraudulently accessing your credit.

How to Contact Senators from Arizona
If you would like to contact either Senator John McCain or Senator Jeff Flake from Arizona, here's how you do it. You'll also find their Facebook pages and Twitter handles here.

Jury Duty
Here are ten things that you may or may not know about jury duty for the Superior Court in Arizona.

Luke Air Force Base
Luke Air Force base is located in the west valley.

Maricopa County Sheriff's Office
"Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, in partnership with our citizens and contract cities, will enforce state laws, deter criminal activity, protect life and property, maintain order, and operate a safe, constitutional jail system."

Maricopa County
Phoenix and the surrounding cities are located in Maricopa County.  Find information about all the dog licenses, county libraries, courts, parks, districts and all the county business.

Passports and Passport Cards
Find out how you can get a passport or passport card for travel to Mexico in the Phoenix area. Includes ten tips about getting a passport.

Report a Restaurant to the Maricopa County Health Department
If you became ill after eating at a Phoenix area restaurant, or if you noticed unclean or unhealthy conditions at a restaurant in metro Phoenix, here is how you file a complaint with the local health department.

Register to Vote
A step-by-step primer including details about who can vote and how to get a voter registration form.

Residential Notice of Value
The Maricopa County Assessor will determine the value of your home each year. That amount will be used to determine your tax bill. Here's what the Residential Notice of Valuation means.

Sales Tax Rates For Arizona Cities
Here are the sales tax rates for the cities and towns of Maricopa County, Arizona.

State Mine Inspector
Enforces the State Mining Code for the health and safety of the workers and the public in Arizona's active, inactive, and abandoned mining operations.

State of Arizona
The official State of Arizona government website.

State Treasurer's Office
An elected official, the Treasurer serves as the state's chief financial officer charged with the prudent management of state money.

United States Senator John McCain
John McCain is currently serving his third term in the U.S. Senate (1986 - present).

United States Senator Jon Kyl
Elected to the U.S. Senate from Arizona in 1994, after serving four terms in the U.S. House of Representatives.

2010 Election in Arizona
Checklist for the candidates of the 2010 Election in Arizona.

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