In the letter she delivered to President Barack Obama just before she wagged her finger at him during a tense discussion Wednesday, Gov. Jan Brewer urged the president to take notice of Arizona’s economic recovery and reiterated her longstanding request that he tour the Arizona-Mexico border with her.Read More »
With Intel’s Chandler factory serving as a backdrop and an example of the kinds of high-tech manufacturing jobs he wants to bring back to the United States, President Barack Obama reprised much of his State of the Union address in Arizona during a speech today.
Standing before thousands of cheering supporters and Intel employees, Obama praised the microprocessor manufacturer as the type of company that will help create an “America built to last” – the title and theme of his State of the Union address Tuesday night.
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer says she meant no disrespect when she pointed a finger at President Barack Obama during an intense discussion on an airport tarmac. But the Republican governor says the Democratic president showed disrespect for her by abruptly ending their conversation.Read More »
With a vow to someday return, U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords formally resigned her seat in Congress today, one year after she was nearly killed in an assassination attempt.Read More »
A Republican congressman from Arizona has introduced a bill that would ban abortions of fetuses 20 weeks or older in the District of Columbia.Read More »
Former state Senate Majority Leader Chuck Gray announced today that he has withdrawn from the race rather than challenge the three other candidates for the seat. With Gray out, the race remains between former state House Speaker Kirk Adams, former Congressman Matt Salmon and Arizona Air National Guard Capt. Travis Grantham.Read More »
Navajo Nation President Ben Shelly told a Senate committee Thursday that the Environmental Protection Agency “ignores reality” by insisting on the most-advanced pollution control technology to update coal-fired power plants.Read More »
The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to hear the appeal of a Tempe man who said a long–standing restraining order violated his First Amendment rights and should be dissolved.Read More »
Arizona’s colleges and universities will likely bear the brunt of budget cuts forced by rapidly rising health care costs, the state’s budget director told a Washington audience Tuesday.Read More »
The Obama administration said Thursday it will allow many illegal immigrants facing deportation the chance to stay in this country and apply for a work permit, while focusing on removing from the U.S. convicted criminals and those who might be a national security or public safety threat.Read More »