Attorneys for Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal aren’t planning on calling him as a witness in an administrative hearing to defend his findings that Tucson Unified School District’s Mexican American Studies program is race-based and promotes resentment toward a class of people. But that doesn’t mean he isn’t going to be questioned.Read More »
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Some members of the Arizona Board of Regents are worried that a proposal to equalize the student funding for each of the three state universities is going to be used as political justification for spending cuts.Read More »
The Arizona Court of Appeals today found two 2009 abortion laws to be constitutional and scratched a lower court’s order banning them from taking effect.Read More »
A major change in how the state delivers health care to its prisoners is well underway, and with it comes the question of what will happen to the current staff of doctors, nurses, lab technicians and other professionals.Read More »
Arizona’s Medicaid agency filed illegal liens against people who received medical treatment and later won personal-injury settlements, a lawsuit filed July 27 alleges.Read More »
Arizona’s university presidents have agreed on a magic number that represents per student funding parity among the three institutions.Read More »
Child Protective Services doesn’t have to follow the law when temporarily taking a child from his or her parents until there’s been a hearing to determine whether the child has been abused or neglected, the Arizona Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday.Read More »
For the second time in four years the Arizona Department of Corrections will be going to court to defend the way it carries out executions.Read More »
University presidents are set to unveil their plans for meeting Legislative mandates aimed at ending decades of funding disparities among the three state universities and lifting Arizona from the bottom of financial aid providers in the nation.Read More »
Mesa police are giving special treatment to the investigation on the assault of recall candidate Jerry Lewis.
The department is going to check a padlock apparently thrown at Lewis on Saturday for fingerprints and DNA evidence, a step that normally wouldn’t be done in most other simple assault cases.