A senior Republican legislator wants to use tobacco-tax dollars to help fund the embattled Child Protective Services, which was recently rocked by revelations that it ignored more than 6,000 cases of abuse and neglect over several years.Read More »
Republican Rep. Doris Goodale of Kingman is already back at work after suffering a serious stroke three months ago, and is drafting legislation for the upcoming legislative session.Read More »
A federal judge has allowed challengers to the state's major law aimed at illegal immigrants to see what groups advocating its passage were advising legislators.Read More »
Republican gubernatorial hopeful Al Melvin is using quotes from Abe Lincoln in his running fight with President Obama and his policies.
Only thing is, the 16th president never said the things Melvin claims he did about class warfare.
Former Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard, who left office after two terms as the state’s top law enforcement official in January 2011, has considered running for several offices next year, including Corporation Commission and his old job at the Attorney General’s Office. But he said he decided to run for secretary of state because of his commitment to voter access and his opposition to anonymous “dark money.”Read More »
Arizona's bid to become a test site for unmanned drones was rejected Monday as federal officials picked six other proposals.Read More »
Challengers to Arizona's denial of driver's licenses to "dreamers” want internal documents and testimony – perhaps even from Gov. Jan Brewer herself – in their legal bid to prove her actions are illegal.Read More »
Arizona has seen a nearly 12 percent drop in the number of immigrants deported so far this year, according to new federal statistics.Read More »
When reports surfaced that the National Security Agency had been monitoring the cellphones of world leaders, Arizona blogger Andrew Curley wrote that the Navajo Nation's president was furious his phone wasn't among those tapped.Read More »
A group of officeholders, education officials and activists are hoping to overturn a 2010 law adding two at-large seats to the Maricopa County Community College District governing board before elections for the new seats are held in November.Read More »