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 »
While judges have blocked and critics protested the most controversial parts of SB1070, Senate President Russell Pearce finally achieved his elusive dream of stamping out sanctuary cities.
But the victory may be little more than a moral one.
With the legislative session over, Kirk Adams was finally able to do what he’d wanted to do for months, and what some have expected him to do for years: run for Congress.Read More »
This morning, the House Republicans chose their new leadership as former speaker Kirk Adams, R-Mesa, resigned in order to launch his bid for Congress.Read More »
House members will be coming to the floor Thursday to elect a new speaker as Kirk Adams, R-Mesa,will be soon stepping down from his position.Read More »
A pair of Republican lawmakers was on the defense yesterday after bloggers began weaving a tale of conspiracy, alleging a piece of real estate legislation was killed in exchange for a lawsuit against one of the lawmakers being settled.
But according to the two lawmakers, the issue is an overblown case of coincidence and ignorance about the mechanics of how bills move through the Legislature.
Five years after it became a political football in a gubernatorial race and four years after it was initially altered, the state’s Sept. 11 monument was once again the target of a Republican lawmaker with a personal connection to the terrorist attacks.Read More »
While the battles Wisconsin Republicans waged against their state’s teachers unions dominated news coverage in a made-for-television drama, their legislative counterparts in Arizona moved against government employees with far less fanfare.Read More »