Quantcast
Home / Author Archives: Gary Grado (page 60)

Author Archives: Gary Grado

Feed Subscription

Pearce appoints man with violent history to Child Support Committee

Terry Decker’s knowledge and interest in child support issues is unquestionable. He easily cites family-law statutes and court rules as he enthusiastically talks about the most intricate details of the subject.

His history of violence is also unquestionable. In 2008 he pled guilty to aggravated assault and interference with or disruption of an educational facility for an incident in which he punched a teacher while taking his children out of school, in violation of his custody agreement.

Read More »

Gosar seeks broad support for Resolution Copper land-swap bill (access required)

It’s been almost like an annual rite since 2005. An Arizona congressman introduces a doomed bill to swap land owned by Resolution Copper for federal land beneath which sits one of the world’s largest deposits of copper.

U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar, of Arizona’s 1st Congressional District, introduced this year’s version, which has those who have been longtime supporters of the swap optimistic.

Read More »

All is not lost: State never delivered financial incentive, but probation program found some success (access required)

The Legislature tried to give probation departments a financial incentive in 2008 to keep revocations and prison populations down.

However, lawmakers never came up with the money for the incentives. And this past session, lawmakers repealed the incentives program known as the Safe Communities Act (SCA). Even in the absence of the financial part, the program was considered a success by some because of the methods probation departments developed and refined during that time.

Read More »
Scroll To Top