Gov. Jan Brewer has appointed a retired Department of Corrections employee to fill one of two vacancies on the Board of Executive Clemency.Read More »
Yearly Archives: 2013
Three children, given up for dead at birth. Two girls and a boy, all of Native American descent. Even if they survived, one would suffer from fetal alcohol syndrome and the physical and mental challenges that this condition causes for the rest of her life, while the two others would struggle with cerebral palsy.Read More »
Barry Hess, the longtime vice-chair and voice of Arizona’s Libertarian Party, summed up the Protect Your Right to Vote effort best when he stepped up to the makeshift podium inside the Executive Tower lobby on Wednesday (Sept. 11) afternoon.Read More »
Former Mexican President Vicente Fox made international headlines when he became the voice in support of legalizing Marijuana in Mexico, and Sen. John McCain recently perked some ears when he offered some support of legalization.Read More »
Attorney General Tom Horne is going to try to permanently restore a fund for combating Mexican drug cartels that Democrats cut from the budget in the last legislative session.Read More »
Initiative takes aim at cities, hoping to force changes at the Legislature
A proposed pension reform initiative would put a straightjacket on city and county budgets until they fix a problem that they have little power to change.
Death row inmate struggles with cancer
A lab discovered death-row inmate Robert Murray had cancer the same day a Scottsdale surgeon removed his tonsils, but his disease went unknown to him and untreated for seven more months.
This week's most outstanding quips, gibes and utterances from Arizona's political scene.Read More »
Only Oklahoma and Alabama made deeper percentage cuts to K-12 education funding than Arizona during the economic downturn, according to a Washington-based think tank.Read More »
Arizona utilities operated three of the 50 dirtiest power plants in the country in 2011, according to a new report by an environmental advocacy group.Read More »