A Maricopa County Superior Court judge ruled today that given the obstacles encountered by medical marijuana dispensaries since 98 licenses were awarded in August 2013, the requirement to open within one year is unreasonable and must be revamped.Read More »
Following the guidance of a U.S. Supreme Court justice, Attorney General Tom Horne has threatened to sue an effectively non-existent federal commission if it doesn’t put Arizona’s requirement of proof-of-citizenship on federal voter registration forms.
Horne is giving the U.S. Election Assistance Commission until Aug. 19 to act, stating in a July 26 letter to the commission’s acting executive director, Alice Miller, that Louisiana recently got approval to put requirements specific to the state on the federal forms.
The Arizona Commerce Authority’s compensation committee will decide on Monday how much of a bonus CEO Sandra Watson will receive for her first year at the agency’s helm.Read More »
Like similar laws around the country, Arizona’s stand-your-ground law has been in the spotlight since a Florida jury found George Zimmerman not guilty in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.Read More »
A Navajo Nation chairman who served time in federal prison for fraud and racketeering was among more than a dozen endorsements by tribal leaders released by Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Fred DuVal.Read More »
The cost per student for the new test to measure progress under Common Core is nearly 50 per cent more than the AIMS test, causing sticker shock among some lawmakers and advocates for the learning standards.Read More »
State Treasurer Doug Ducey filed an exploratory committee for the 2014 governor’s race, taking the first steps toward his widely expected candidacy for the state’s highest office.Read More »
Thomas Collins, the attorney who has provided legal advice to the Citizens Clean Elections Commission for the past two and a half years, will take over the agency as its new executive director.Read More »
Magellan Health Services has a new ally in its battle over a multibillion-dollar contract for behavioral health services in Maricopa County.Read More »
The Commission on Appellate Court Appointments voted unanimously Monday to be a neutral defendant in a lawsuit alleging a new law that expands the pool of judicial nominees is unconstitutional.Read More »