The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals’ decision to overturn gay marriage bans in Idaho and Nevada is great news for advocates in Arizona, but the timeline for when same-sex couples may start getting marriage licenses here depends on a number of factors.Read More »
State and federal court judges have been striking down bans at a rapid rate since a landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling last year.Read More »
A trial court judge ruled today that the state must begin resetting inflation adjustments for public schools right away, which will come at a cost of about $317 million for fiscal-year 2015.Read More »
The refusal by the U.S. Supreme Court to hear appeals from five states that want to block gay marriage will likely make it tougher for Arizona's gay marriage ban to survive court challenges, legal experts said Monday.Read More »
Having won benefits for current partners of gay state and university employees, attorneys are back in court demanding the same for everyone hired in the future.Read More »
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed this morning to decide who can legally draw Arizona’s congressional districts.
In a brief order, the justices said they will consider whether the U.S. Constitution requires the boundaries to be drawn by the elected Legislature – and only the Legislature.
State lawmakers should stop fighting public schools in court and come up with the money they are due to compensate them for inflation, Gov. Jan Brewer said Wednesday.Read More »
A state hearing officer on Wednesday recommended rescinding a permit given to a company to extract copper from the ground underneath Florence using chemicals.Read More »
Arizona's policy of denying thousands of Arizonans in a deferred action program access to driver's licenses is contrary to federal law, the Obama administration said today.Read More »
The top county prosecutor in metropolitan Phoenix is urging a judge to reject the Obama administration's request to throw out Arizona's law banning immigrant smuggling.Read More »