Arizona’s Jon Kyl is one of nine U.S. senators who have introduced legislation to delay forced reduction of “interchange fees” banks charge merchants to process debit cards.Read More »
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Light rail — ‘Lite’: A smaller-scale commuter rail will run right down Mill Avenue. Is the area ready?
During the nearly two-year building process for the original light rail line, several business owners in central Phoenix said they were on the brink of ruin. They blamed street- and foot-traffic disruptions caused by the 21-mile major construction project.Read More »
The latest effort to amend Arizona’s ignition-interlock device law — which would limit how long a first-time DUI offender would have to use one — received a Senate committee’s unanimous recommendation on Jan. 26.Read More »
Convicted Arizona juvenile offenders would be eligible to be turned over to federal immigration enforcement under legislation approved Jan. 19 by a Senate panel.Read More »
As targets for Internet thieves go, few loom as large and tempting than an entire state government.
Within its files and servers are millions of pieces of valuable information that would make a hacker drool: Social Security numbers, tax-liability records, legal information kept under court seal, and much more.
The Republican dominance of statewide contests appeared to include two seats on the Arizona Corporation Commission. Republicans Brenda Burns and Gary Pierce held comfortable leads over two Democrats, two Green Party candidates and a Libertarian.Read More »