Arizona's decision to withhold welfare checks because of the federal government shutdown appears to make it the only state to cut off funding for the very poor because of the budget crisis, according to policy experts.Read More »
Yearly Archives: 2013
Wouldn’t it be frustrating to have a great idea and not be allowed to talk about it?
A regulation passed in 1933 put drastic limits on how small businesses and start-ups could spread the word about their need for funding. The rules prevented them from advertising or “general solicitation,” limiting their outreach only to investors already known to them who met certain income and asset thresholds.
Arizona abortion facilities increased slightly since 2010 despite restrictive laws
Despite a recent decline, there are more licensed abortion clinics in Arizona now than in 2010, when licensing requirements took effect and the Legislature passed tougher abortion restrictions.
After losing to Ben Quayle in a crowded congressional race in 2010, former Republican legislator Jim Waring bounced back to win a seat on the Phoenix City Council in 2011.Read More »
Experts say Corp. Comm. needs to dig deeper into cybersecurity threats
Hollywood might make them look easy, or give a false impression about how frequently they happen. But malicious cybersecurity threats to utilities are real, and the Arizona Corporation Commission should adapt to that reality, cyber security experts said Oct. 3.
The Arizona Supreme Court is weighing whether to wipe clean the murder conviction and death sentence of a dead man and how the rights of his victims will fit into its decision.Read More »
There was a lot of agreement as five candidates took the stage for what was billed as the first Republican gubernatorial candidate forum of the 2014 election.Read More »
Tobin hosted a conference call with the media this morning to announce his congressional campaign, saying he’s “damn sick of Washington, DC, just like everybody else.”Read More »
For weeks, advocates have pushed to keep the issue of immigration reform in front of the public, during the debate over Syria, during the budget impasse, during the government shutdown.Read More »
After a federal judge ordered that a monitor guard against racial profiling by the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office, Denise Velez showed up with a handful of demonstrators Thursday to fill out a tongue-in-cheek application to “babysit” Sheriff Joe Arpaio.Read More »