Arizona's redistricting commission is telling a federal court that it'd be too much of a rush to schedule a late March trial on a lawsuit challenging the state's new map of legislative districts.Read More »
Yearly Archives: 2012
Congressman Ron Barber's office says the Arizona Democrat is doing well after undergoing what it calls "minor surgery" to remove a cancerous tumor from his tongue.Read More »
Booming sales on Cyber Monday might have meant savings for consumers, but they could also have meant lost revenue for the state of Arizona, a new report said.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer appointed Vanessa Hickman as the Arizona State Land Department’s new commissioner.Read More »
Earlier this year, Joseph Smith, who monitors the $25 billion mortgage settlement fund for 49 states, declined to comment on the Arizona legislative Republicans’ decision to sweep $50 million from Arizona’s portion of this settlement.Read More »
Legislation to tighten fraud controls for a rapidly expanding voucher- style program that could serve up to 200,000 more students next year is being drafted by the state Department of Education and Goldwater Institute.Read More »
California’s notoriously high taxes just got higher, and Arizona policymakers are looking to take advantage of the newfound opportunity to lure the Golden State’s businesses here.
On Election Day, California voters approved Proposition 30, which implements a four-year sales tax increase and a seven-year income tax hike on people who earn more than $250,000.
Two Senate Republicans on Tuesday unveiled their version of the Dream Act, stalled legislation that would provide a path to legal status for hundreds of thousands of young immigrants, many who have spent most of their lives in the United States.Read More »
Arizona is missing out on huge economic opportunities by not reaching out to its southern neighbor, owners of businesses near the Arizona-Mexico border say, and that message hasn't been taken seriously by state lawmakers.Read More »
The Arizona Board of Regents decided Monday not to levy a fee against university students next semester to fund a politically active non-profit group.Read More »