Bishop calls Supreme Court same sex marriage ruling ‘tragic’
Cathi Herrod, president of the Center for Arizona Policy, looked on the bright side of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decisions to strike a provision of the Defense of Marriage Act and effectively not rule on California’s Proposition 8.
Domestic partners employed by state gain win at Supreme Court
The U.S. Supreme Court today let stand a ruling that struck down Arizona’s policy of denying benefits for domestic partners of state employees.
U.S. Supreme Court rejects Arizona gay rights case
The Supreme Court has rejected appeals from Arizona and Nevada involving the rights of same-sex couples.
Former congressman Rick Renzi gets new sentencing date
A new sentencing date has been set for former U.S. Rep. Rick Renzi for his convictions on charges that he used his office for personal financial gain and looted a family insurance business to help pay for his 2002 campaign.
My big, fat, gay wedding
As Arizona Dems celebrate the Supreme Court’s ruling on both the Defense of Marriage Act and California’s Prop 8, conservatives have largely refrained from sending out press statements. The exceptions appear to be Franks and the Center for Arizona Policy.
Arizona campaign to legalize same sex marriage intensifies
The U.S. Supreme Court’s decisions in two gay-marriage cases Wednesday signaled the start of Arizona’s next round in marriage politics.
Brewer vetoes Tobin’s R&D tax credit bill
Gov. Jan Brewer acted on the last three remaining bills of the 2013 legislative session, including a veto of one of House Speaker Andy Tobin’s top priorities.
Crandall named head of Wyoming Department of Education
Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead has named Arizona Sen. Rich Crandall the new head of the state’s Department of Education, the governor announced Wednesday afternoon.
An eye for an eye
While some Republicans say that ousting McComish as majority leader remains a possibility, others are hoping he will choose the less confrontational path and resign his post.
Fugitives, mentally ill able to buy guns in Arizona under outdated records system
Arizona’s system for tracking fugitives, accused felons and mentally ill people is rife with loopholes, creating the potential for hundreds of thousands of people who are banned from owning guns to buy them anyway.
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