The House has approved so-called "Caylee's Law" bill inspired by the Casey Anthony case in Florida.Read More »
Yearly Archives: 2012
A new bill introduced in the Arizona House would generally bar abortions starting at 20 weeks of pregnancy.Read More »
An April 14 deadline has been set for lawyers for Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and the U.S. Department of Justice to complete their attempt to resolve allegations that the sheriff's office has committed a wide range of civil rights violations.Read More »
If a proposed constitutional amendment wins voter approval this fall, the threshold for raising taxes at all levels of government in the state will be made significantly higher and could make it nearly impossible for tax increases or extensions to ever occur.Read More »
At the turn of the century, about 20 Mormon families lived in the Tuba City, Moenkopi Wash, Reservoir Wash and Moenave areas of northern Arizona. The families farmed and raised livestock and followed the church practice of tithing — giving one tenth of the increase in their income or goods each year to the Mormon Church.Read More »
Three inmates on Arizona's death row have sued the governor, the state corrections director and those who conduct executions, arguing that a new execution protocol violates their constitutional rights.Read More »
A tongue-in-cheek comment has landed one Arizona lawmaker some bad press – and some misdirected support.
Rep. Cecil Ash, R-Mesa, thought he was making a joke to lighten the tense mood when he spoke up during Monday’s floor session.
The turmoil over the slew of measures introduced last week to dismantle public-sector unions in Arizona was fierce, but it was also limited to the legislative committee that heard the bills.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer last year rejected a proposal that would have allowed guns on campuses because it lacked “clarity.”
This year, gun proponents have revived the proposal — minus the provisions that led to Brewer’s veto.
After months of innuendos and hints about where he would run for reelection, U.S. Rep. Ben Quayle announced today that he would switch districts and run against fellow Republican Congressman David Schweikert in a neighboring congressional district.Read More »