The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld an Arizona law that allows the state to suspend or revoke the business licenses of companies that knowingly hire illegal immigrants, paving the way for other states to establish similar systems.Read More »
Teachers unions and advocacy groups that sunk Arizona’s private school voucher system two years ago haven’t made any moves to strike down its successor, even though they say it is blatantly unconstitutional.
But school choice advocates say they followed the instruction of an Arizona Supreme Court justice and the previous program’s critics in crafting the new system, which will allow it to withstand the inevitable lawsuit.
Andy Tobin is gregarious, fiery, funny and, above all else, loyal to the core — attributes that all led to his ascension to speaker of the Arizona House of Representatives late last month.
Now, Tobin has been chosen by his caucus as speaker of the House, following the departure of former Speaker Kirk Adams.
Precinct committeemen in Legislative District 19 will meet tonight to nominate three replacements for former House Speaker Kirk Adams, who resigned last month to run for Congress.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer, Senate President Russell Pearce and House Speaker Andy Tobin met for an hour Tuesday to discuss some of the biggest issues facing the state during the legislative off-session, but made no decisions on calling lawmakers back to the Capitol for a special session.Read More »
The state officially broke ground on a project to transform Washington Street into “Centennial Way” just in time for Arizona to celebrate the 100th anniversary of its entry into the union.Read More »
A string of vetoes is making some Republican legislators wonder if they should turn to Magic 8-Balls, tarot cards and tea leaves next session if they want to know what Gov. Jan Brewer will think of their bills.Read More »
Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal has replaced Attorney General Tom Horne with private attorneys to defend him in an ethnic studies lawsuit filed by 11 Tucson Unified School District teachers.Read More »
Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu said an investigation he conducted shows clear evidence that members of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s staff deceived and withheld information from him, chief among them his former chief deputy, David Hendershott.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer’s vetoes might have solidified her position to govern from the center-right, but it’s drawing ire from conservatives.Read More »