Lawmakers hope to make it harder for “pension poachers” to hide the assets of elderly veterans, but at least some advocates worry that the proposed fix may end up hurting the vets it is designed to protect.Read More »
The former mayor of the nation’s sixth-largest city wants Arizona to form a partnership with Mexico that would build desalination facilities and tap in the ocean’s virtually limitless supply of water.Read More »
Lawyers in the racial profiling case against the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office are criticizing their rivals' recommended candidates to monitor the agency's operations to ensure it isn't making unconstitutional arrests.Read More »
The Arizona Legislature's child protective services oversight committee on Monday is set to hear an update on efforts to investigate more than 6,500 ignored abuse and neglect reports.Read More »
The lawyer for Gov. Jan Brewer asked a judge late Friday to block dissident lawmakers from challenging the vote of the majority of their colleagues to expand Medicaid in Arizona.Read More »
The Secretary of State’s Office dismissed a complaint by Attorney General Tom Horne alleging that a nonprofit organization running television ads against him had violated Arizona’s campaign finance laws.Read More »
The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office will hold a series of community meetings on Dec. 21 in connection with a court case in which the agency was found to have systematically racially profiled Latinos during its patrols.Read More »
Yarnell's water system is getting a $225,000 donation of pipe for restoration and repair work in the wake of the wildfire that devastated the Yavapai County community last summer.Read More »
Arizona may be the first state to consider legislation designed to hinder the National Security Agency’s ability to spy within its borders.Read More »
WASHINGTON – Visas to enter the U.S. are typically a hot commodity: The government stopped taking applications for its 2014 allotment of 65,000 H-1B work visas after just four days, for example.
But not the T-visa.