Despite the boost that Democrats received in the November election, their list of goals for upcoming budget negotiations are relatively short and mostly focused on money for education and health care.Read More »
Monthly Archives: January 2013
Arizona’s answer to the Newtown, Conn., massacre could be an infusion of guns next year on school campuses, either in the form of more cops, heat-packing principals or patrols of retired police officers and military veterans carrying concealed weapons.Read More »
Now that Arizonans have had a chance to see what the state’s medical marijuana program looks like, Rep. John Kavanagh is hoping buyer’s remorse will convince them to overturn the law they passed just two years ago.Read More »
In an attempt to give Arizona a more influential role in deciding who will run for president, a Republican state lawmaker introduced a bill to hold Arizona’s presidential primary earlier, tying the election date to the date of the Iowa caucus.Read More »
Two ousted members of the Maricopa Integrated Health System board of directors say they lost their seats in November after the head of a nonprofit that assists it and another former member targeted them for their opposition to a nearly billion-dollar bond issue for a new hospital.Read More »
Rep. David Schweikert of Arizona appears ready to get back in the good graces of Republican leaders in Congress.Read More »
Ugenti today flatly rejected the charge that vengeance is her motivation for two pieces of legislation that are seemingly aimed at the League of Cities and Towns.Read More »
Former U.S. Surgeon General Richard Carmona said he’s considering a run for governor in 2014.
Carmona, the independent-turned-Democrat who lost by just three percentage points to Jeff Flake in the 2012 U.S. Senate race, said supporters from Arizona, Washington, D.C. and elsewhere are urging him to make a run for the Ninth Floor.
For those born after WWII, it is hard to imagine the widespread unemployment and accompanying anxiety of families who could not find work during the early years of the Great Depression.Read More »
Arizona's 2010 immigration enforcement law is being called a lingering hindrance to Phoenix's ability to lure gatherings to its convention center.Read More »