A legislative panel that is looking into border security skirted a nagging question at a meeting this morning – what to do with roughly $260,000 that was raised to build a fence on the U.S.-Mexico border.Read More »
Monthly Archives: December 2013
DES Director Clarence Carter sent an email to all lawmakers on Friday evening to refute an earlier claim by Campbell alleging that CPS supervisors had ordered workers to “set aside all incoming reports” in order to expedite the processing of the roughly 6,500 uninvestigated cases.Read More »
WASHINGTON – Visas to enter the U.S. are typically a hot commodity: The government stopped taking applications for its 2014 allotment of 65,000 H-1B work visas after just four days, for example.
But not the T-visa.
Lawyers in the racial profiling case against the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office were unable to agree on a recommended candidate to monitor the agency's operations to ensure it isn't making unconstitutional arrests.Read More »
I am very disturbed with the recent news release, dated Nov. 24, 2013, that the Arizona State Retirement Board of Trustees is rewarding 10 investment managers $350,000 in bonuses for their performance in investments for the Arizona State Retirement System.Read More »
The House sent multiple government funding bills to the Senate that defunded and delayed Obamacare. America doesn’t want the health care takeover. Yet Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid refuses to negotiate with the House. He’d rather protect Obama’s legacy than ...Read More »
To curtail the inappropriate influence of money in politics, Arizona law prohibits lobbyists from contributing to lawmakers’ campaign committees while the Legislature is in session.Read More »
A free-market advocacy group claims that the decision by Gov. Jan Brewer to expand the state's Medicaid program will immediately increase the number of people in the program by nearly 90 percent.Read More »
Calling the Arizona legislation constitutionally flawed, proponents of abortion rights on Monday urged the U.S. Supreme Court to block the state from enforcing a ban on the procedure at 20 weeks.Read More »
Sen. Leah Landrum Taylor ended her exploratory campaign and announced an official run for secretary of state, becoming the first Democrat in the race for Arizona’s number two office.Read More »