A federal appellate court has agreed to decide whether Arizona’s 33,000 prisoners can be in a lawsuit alleging that prison healthcare and confinement conditions amount to cruel and unusual punishment.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer says firefighters and first responders put their lives on the line every day in "service and sacrifice." Her remarks came Tuesday as the governor held a ceremonial bill-signing to create a memorial for firefighters and emergency medical technicians.Read More »
FLAGSTAFF — Four national forests in Arizona are lifting fire restrictions due to a reduced risk of major wildfires.Read More »
The board that oversees Arizona's state university system is expressing concern about student safety in the wake of dangerous and criminal activities that include alcohol-related injuries, sexual assaults and at least one fatality.Read More »
Supporters of Arizona’s solar industry blasted Arizona Public Service’s proposals to change the state’s solar energy incentives as an effort to kill the solar industry.Read More »
The Legislature violated the state Constitution by combining a comprehensive homeowners association bill with a minor elections bill in the last hours of the 2013 session, a public-interest law firm alleges in a lawsuit filed July 16.
The Arizona Center for Law in the Public Interest, suing on behalf of two HOA activists, is asking Maricopa County Superior Court to declare SB1454 unconstitutional because it violates the Constitution’s same-subject rule.
Immigrant rights advocates urged a federal appeals court on Monday to halt Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's order denying driver's licenses for young immigrants who have gotten work permits and avoided deportation under an Obama administration policy, arguing that Arizona's policy is unconstitutional because it's trumped by federal law.Read More »
Supporters of a controversial elections bill formed a campaign committee to combat a referendum drive aimed at putting it on the 2014 ballot.
Protect Our Secret Ballot was filed with the Secretary of State’s Office on Monday to defend HB2305. Sen. Michele Reagan, who sponsored several bills that were later included in the omnibus elections, is the group’s chair.
A former East Mesa Justice of the Peace has been found guilty of shoplifting in a case that cost him his job.Read More »
An organizer of the recall attempt against Democratic Rep. Chad Campbell said the committee collected enough signatures to put the House minority leader on the ballot, but was not “authorized” to submit them before the now-passed deadline.Read More »