An attorney for a death-row inmate asked the Arizona Supreme Court Wednesday to not issue a warrant of execution based on the “toxic” climate of the Board of Executive Clemency.Read More »
A worker’s discrimination complaint has led to detailed allegations of an intolerable working environment at the Arizona Board of Executive Clemency under Chairman Jesse Hernandez.
Among other things, Hernandez ogled women in the office, called a staff member a heathen for not attending church, urged workers to gossip about one another and promoted a girlfriend who wasn’t qualified for the job, the state Department of Administration reported Wednesday.
New senator has lived in many homes far from his district
By all accounts, new state Sen. Carlyle Begay is highly qualified for public office.
He has impressed lawmakers, county and city officials and even the Governor’s Office with his credentials as a student of public health. And he boasts extensive work with American Indian communities as the vice president of business development at the American Indian Health Management and Policy group in Phoenix, where he has worked since 2006.
Gov. Jan Brewer is back on the fundraising trail for out-of-state Republicans, reprising the role of national GOP star she’s held since vaulting to prominence in 2010.Read More »
If conservative activists manage to refer Gov. Jan Brewer’s Medicaid expansion plan to the ballot, their chances of getting voters to overturn it are grim, according to a new poll by the pro-expansion Restoring Arizona organization.Read More »
A Republican exploring a run for state Senate was booked into Maricopa County jail this month on suspicion of helping a mother take her 6-year-old son from the custody of Child Protective Services during a supervised visit in Tucson.Read More »
Arizonans find lots to criticize amidst a few glimmers of praise
A huge rise in deportations. Regulatory overreach. Borderlands decimated by off-road vehicles. Operation Fast and Furious. More than four years after Barack Obama became president, liberals and conservatives alike have lots to criticize about what has happened in Arizona during his presidency.
Students with the Dream Act Coalition got an impromptu meeting with Attorney General Tom Horne Thursday, asking him to drop a lawsuit contesting in-state tuition for illegal immigrants.Read More »
Christine Jones, a former executive with the web hosting company GoDaddy, filed paperwork Friday to seek the Republican nomination for governor.Read More »
Minors who go to Arizona judges instead of their parents for permission for an abortion are given approval nearly three out of every four times they ask.Read More »