Arizona congressmen want more flexible voter law
Arizona lawmakers at the state and federal level are working on separate efforts that would make it harder to vote in what Democrats are calling an attack on low-income and Latino voters.
US House passes bill to fix decades-old property-line snafu in Coconino County
WASHINGTON – The House voted overwhelmingly Monday to approve a bill to fix a federal surveying error that had put homes of some residents of the Mountainaire subdivision partly in the Coconino National Forest.
Franks’ remarks during hearing on abortion bill spark media frenzy
WASHINGTON – Rep. Trent Franks, R-Glendale, created an online furor June 12 with comments in a House committee hearing that “the estimates of rape resulting in pregnancy are very low.”
Gosar, Grijalva spar over bills to rein in president on national monuments
To Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Prescott, his bill to bar the president from establishing new national monuments in Arizona without congressional approval is simply about transparency.
Renzi jury expected to begin deliberations
A federal court jury in Tucson is expected to begin deliberations Thursday in the criminal case against former Arizona Congressman Rick Renzi.
Franks’ bill banning abortion after 20 weeks clears House subcommittee
WASHINGTON – Rep. Trent Franks’ bill to ban abortions after 20 weeks passed its first hurdle Tuesday, clearing a House subcommittee on a 6-4 straight party-line vote in the face of strong Democratic opposition.
Feds want some Loughner documents to remain sealed
TUCSON — More than 30 documents in the 2011 Tucson shooting rampage that wounded former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords should remain sealed because they still contain sensitive information, federal prosecutors said Monday.
Sen. McCain exhorts Obama to address controversies
Sen. John McCain says President Barack Obama is “mired” in a series of scandals and must find a way to surmount them.
Court backs Obama’s border-state gun sale reporting rule
A federal appeals court panel Friday unanimously upheld an Obama administration requirement that dealers in southwestern border states report when customers buy multiple high-powered rifles.
Arizona immigration activists lobby Rep. Salmon
Immigration proponents want to persuade Republican U.S. Rep. Matt Salmon to back proposed legislation that would create a 13-year road to citizenship for the 11 million immigrants living illegally in the United States.
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