Leave it alone
The Maricopa County Community College District may push for the Legislature to rescind a 2010 law adding two at-large seats on its governing board, just as the first candidate for one of the new positions begins his campaign.
Referendum effort against HB2305 has enough signatures to make the 2014 ballot
The referendum effort against HB2305, the law making sweeping changes to Arizona’s elections, has the necessary valid signatures to force a referendum election on the law during the 2014 election.
Gay marriage would bring stability to gay families, prosperity to Arizona, proponents say
More than saying ‘I do’
Gay marriage represents a fundamental change in society, opponents say
Elections have consequences. So opponents of gay marriage worry that voter approval of the practice would encroach on religious liberties, undermine parental rights and devalue marriage as the founding block of society.
Grand Canyon to reopen Saturday under deal between Brewer and Interior Department
The Grand Canyon will reopen Saturday under a deal struck by Gov. Jan Brewer with the U.S. Department of Interior.
After huddling with department officials on a conference call Friday afternoon, Brewer announced the national park would be reopened in full on Saturday. The state will pay $651,000, or under $93,000 per day, to fund the park’s operations for at least the next week, using a mix of state dollars and other monies, some pledged by Tusayan Mayor Greg Bryan, where businesses have struggled with the lack of tourism business at the Canyon.
Brnovich opens campaign with appeal to grassroots conservatives
Newly minted attorney general candidate Mark Brnovich hit the campaign trail and laid out his case for why GOP voters should choose him over Tom Horne, bashing the incumbent attorney general for legal and ethical problems that have plagued him and alleging that Horne hasn’t done enough to defend conservative principles.
9th Circuit refuses to lift injunction of immigration law
A federal appeals court has upheld a lower court’s ruling that bars enforcement of a minor section of Arizona’s 2010 immigration law.
GOP gubernatorial candidates take the stage at first forum
There was a lot of agreement as five candidates took the stage for what was billed as the first Republican gubernatorial candidate forum of the 2014 election.
Federal judge dismisses gender selection lawsuit
A federal judge on Thursday threw out a lawsuit seeking to overturn a 2011 law outlawing abortions carried out to prevent the births of females and minority babies.
Judge denies death-row inmate’s request after witnesses say governor’s office didn’t pressure Clemency Board
A federal judge on Tuesday refused a death-row prisoner’s request to disqualify the Board of Executive Clemency from hearing his plea for mercy, finding that he didn’t prove that the governor’s office pressured board members to pursue a tough-on-crime policy.
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