University officials today pressed the business community and the state for more engagement in creating a robust college education system, even as they acknowledged that schools are adapting to technology-driven changes in higher education.Read More »
Arizona is taking the U.S. government to court as the state tries to speed up death-penalty cases.Read More »
Senator Murphy’s fight with CPS heads to court
Sen. Rick Murphy’s battle with Child Protective Services to have his four adoptive daughters returned to his home is headed to Maricopa County Superior Court next month.
A dependency mediation hearing for Murphy, R-Peoria, has been scheduled for Sept. 16 at Maricopa County’s Juvenile Court in Phoenix, the Arizona Capitol Times has learned.
Arizona wasn’t asking for much in disaster relief funds to aid in the recovery from the Yarnell Hill Fire, but the denial struck deep.Read More »
Rep. Steve Smith’s effort to put fencing and other security measures along Arizona’s border with Mexico has a new name, but little else has changed in the past two years.Read More »
New senator has lived in many homes far from his district
By all accounts, new state Sen. Carlyle Begay is highly qualified for public office.
He has impressed lawmakers, county and city officials and even the Governor’s Office with his credentials as a student of public health. And he boasts extensive work with American Indian communities as the vice president of business development at the American Indian Health Management and Policy group in Phoenix, where he has worked since 2006.
Gov. Jan Brewer is back on the fundraising trail for out-of-state Republicans, reprising the role of national GOP star she’s held since vaulting to prominence in 2010.Read More »
Rep. Bob Thorpe locked down his Twitter account, barred reporters from following it and erased several comments after Democrats and civil rights activists called several of his tweets racially insensitive.Read More »
Citing an array of potential problems, a Pima County Superior Court judge has ruled that Tucson and Phoenix don’t have to move their elections to the fall of even-numbered years to coincide with state and federal elections.Read More »
If conservative activists manage to refer Gov. Jan Brewer’s Medicaid expansion plan to the ballot, their chances of getting voters to overturn it are grim, according to a new poll by the pro-expansion Restoring Arizona organization.Read More »