The Arizona Board of Regents on Thursday approved tuition increases at the state's three public universities and directed staff to explore legal options to reduce tuition for some immigrants.Read More »
The Episcopal bishop for Arizona joined several religious and union leaders Wednesday urging that family-unification policies be included in any comprehensive immigration reform legislation.Read More »
State Senate President Andy Biggs strongly indicated today he will allow a vote on Gov. Jan Brewer’s Medicaid expansion plan even though he’s adamantly opposed to it.Read More »
On the political map of the Southwest, Arizona stands out.
Colorado, Nevada and New Mexico are independent-minded states that once leaned Republican but are trending Democratic, partly because of increasing numbers of Hispanic voters alienated from the GOP by its tough stance on illegal immigration.
BISBEE — The City Council in a former mining community-turned-artist's haven in rural southeastern Arizona voted Tuesday night to approve an ordinance to recognize civil unions for same-sex couples.Read More »
The Arizona Senate has rejected an effort to create a statewide ban on texting while driving by amending an existing House bill.Read More »
An Arizona congressman whose son is homosexual says he isn't ready to support gay marriage.Read More »
People above the age of 45 will be able to volunteer for the state militia if a bill passed by the Arizona Senate becomes law.Read More »
BISBEE — A conservative Christian advocacy group says a former mining community-turned-artists' haven in rural southern Arizona can't legally recognize civil unions that would include same-sex couples.Read More »
SIERRA VISTA — Bisbee City Council members say they're not hearing much from constituents before a scheduled vote to legalize civil unions for same-sex couples.Read More »