The Goldwater Institute opened the next front in the battle against Medicaid expansion, filing a lawsuit arguing that the hospital assessment that will fund the program violates the Arizona Constitution.Read More »
Three days before Arizona’s new campaign contribution limits are scheduled to go into effect, a Maricopa County judge on Tuesday will hear arguments on whether he should block its implementation.Read More »
Three federal judges have been appointed to hear a constitutional challenge to the state's redistricting commission process.Read More »
The U.S. Court of Appeals ruled today the Legislature cannot prevent state funding from going to Planned Parenthood, as lawmakers attempted to do with a law passed in in 2012.Read More »
Arizona’s top lawman and elections official are joining with the the architect of SB1070 to force a commission to put Arizona’s proof-of-citizenship requirement on federal voter registration forms.Read More »
A former Customs and Border Protection officer convicted on charges that he let marijuana be smuggled from Mexico into southeastern Arizona was sentenced to 12 years in prison.Read More »
A lawsuit by a critic of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio over the critic's disorderly conduct and trespassing arrest in 2008 was dismissed on the day the trial was to start.Read More »
Outspoken Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio is opposing the appointment of an independent monitor and other moves to address a judge's finding that his agency racially profiled Latinos, according to a court filing on Friday.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.