During the first session of the Arizona Territorial Legislature in 1864 — when not a single public school existed in the newly formed territory — lawmakers authorized a university and wrote a constitution to guide its affairs.Read More »
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A federal appeals court ruled Thursday that lower courts must consider convicted murderer Richard Harley Greenway’s claim that he was poorly represented in his trial for the 1988 murders of two women in their Tucson home.Read More »
After a contentious vote last session, the Legislature promised to give $1 million to Pinal County to help fight border-related crime.
But the sheriff’s office says it’s still waiting for the money.
It was announced this week that the National Institute on Civil Discourse awarded its first grants to several UofA departments: one to watch how politicians handle confrontational questions from constituents and another to read comments left by readers of the ...Read More »
The bald pate and rotund body seen here on the Capitol veranda is that of George W.P. Hunt, photographed on Valentine’s Day, 1912, delivering his inaugural address as the state’s first governor.Read More »
A federal appeals court Tuesday ordered a lower court to renew its oversight of a decades-long desegregation order against the Tucson Unified School District.Read More »
Arizona's redistricting commission has released a 2 ½-week schedule of hearings for public comment on how the panel should draw new legislative and congressional districts.Read More »
Not long ago, southern Arizona legislators worked together to serve the needs of their communities, regardless of their political affiliations. Today, the willingness to collaborate is gone.Read More »
A third border activist has been convicted of killing a southern Arizona man and his young daughter in a 2009 home invasion.Read More »
Arizona's redistricting commission is on the verge on making another key staff choice.Read More »