A judge has overturned a state official's decision to keep a proposed sales tax increase off Arizona's November ballot because of a paperwork error. If Judge Robert Oberbillig's ruling stands, the ruling means the proposed penny-on-the-dollar increase goes on the ballot if petition checks confirm that supporters submitted enough voter signatures.Read More »
Opponents of Arizona's hardline immigration enforcement law launched a new effort Tuesday aimed at thwarting a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that will allow police to enforce the so-called "show me your papers" provision.Read More »
Rep. John Fillmore has defended a former lawmaker who was accused of domestic violence. And he’s asked the courts to be lenient on another legislator who was convicted of defrauding a children’s charity.
But the Apache Junction Republican says his political challenger, Sen. Rich Crandall, should be subject to an ethics trial, removed from his committee chairmanship and ultimately ousted from office because Crandall threatened to kill future legislation backed by Fillmore’s House colleague.
WASHINGTON – A year after federal officials announced a program of “prosecutorial discretion” aimed at reducing nearly 300,000 pending immigration cases, only 1.5 percent of the backlogged cases have been closed. The Immigration and Customs Enforcement policy allows prosecutors to ...Read More »
Newly appointed U.S. Attorney for Arizona John Leonardo is familiar with politically charged cases and Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio.Read More »
A court will hear arguments on Sept. 13 in Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's appeal of a ruling that limited his ability to do immigration enforcement.Read More »
A former Republican congressman and the Maricopa County attorney are spearheading an effort to oppose a proposed constitutional amendment that would end partisan primaries in Arizona.Read More »
The Arizona Supreme Court says there are limits on liability of companies whose employees are involved in accidents while on out-of-town assignments.Read More »
Arizona is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn lower courts' rulings that the state cannot take away state workers' same-sex domestic partner benefits.Read More »
By upholding the federal health care law, the U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for states to establish their own health insurance exchanges — web portals where individuals and small businesses can purchase health plans.Read More »