A clash between cops and bikers has made its way to the Capitol in the form of a proposed law requiring police to be trained not to profile motorcyclists.Read More »
Yearly Archives: 2013
More than 50 gun rights activists rallied at the state Capitol on Friday, sporting high-powered firearms while protesting federal proposals to tighten gun regulations.
And although they were wary that Congress and President Obama will try to ban or confiscate their weapons, gun enthusiasts agreed that Arizona has fair gun laws and lawmakers are mostly on their side.
The twilight of Betsey Bayless’ tenure as CEO of Maricopa Integrated Health System has gotten a lot more lucrative. The Maricopa County Special Health Care District board on Thursday approved a $125,000 salary increase, bringing her total salary to $500,000.Read More »
House and Senate lawmakers are scheduled to hold a joint hearing Monday to hear testimony on the impact of a recent federal order instructing Arizona power companies to install pricey pollution control equipment at coal plants.Read More »
Only one regent voted against ABOR’s resolution – student Regent Tyler Bowyer, whom Brewer appointed in 2011.Read More »
Deadly violence against attorneys is rare, but they are often the victims of threats and assaults in the workplace, according to a Utah attorney who has studied the issue for more than a decade.Read More »
When the Littleton Elementary School District in Avondale added 20 days to its school calendar last year in order to help struggling students and prevent the summer backslide, about 10 percent of districts’ teachers quit.Read More »
There has been a lot of talk during the past few weeks about independent expenditure committees and their impacts. Specifically, there has been a lot of discussion about the direction and effectiveness of the Senate Republican Victory Fund.
The fact of the matter is there are two types of independent expenditures: IEs for “impact” and IEs for “appearance.” Think of it as work horses versus show ponies.
Saying the state’s gas tax is “dying and never coming back,’’ a Democratic lawmaker wants to study tax alternatives and allow the Department of Transportation to run pilot programs testing the ideas.Read More »
A state lawmaker’s plan to save the state money by sending government materials only in English may run afoul of the Civil Rights Act and federal guidelines, and could cost state agencies billions per year in federal dollars.Read More »