Kirk Adams begins his second term in the House’s top post with a host of challenges that range from a budget deficit of $825 million to getting a “jobs bill” through and the inevitable rancor birthright-citizenship legislation would bring, but much of his first week on the job was driven by the shooting in Tucson in which six were killed and 13 wounded, including U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords.Read More »
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Arizona’s gun advocates, usually gung-ho when discussing proposals to further ease gun restrictions, are turning down the volume, at least temporarily.Read More »
House Minority Leader Chad Campbell takes the reins of a Democratic caucus whose numbers are so depleted that it risks being reduced to observer status in the 50th Legislature.Read More »
Judge Larry A. Burns of the United States District Court for the Southern District of California has been designated to oversee United States v. Jared Lee Loughner, in Arizona's U.S. District Court, said David Madden, a spokesman for the Ninth Circuit Office of the Circuit.Read More »
With more votes than almost any candidate in the state, Election Day was a mandate for Ken Bennett. As he prepares for a full term as secretary of state, the position Gov. Jan Brewer appointed him to when she ascended to the Ninth Floor, Bennett is planning on changes aimed at making voting easier and making government more accessible to Arizonans. But secretary of state may not be his last gig in elected office.Read More »
This is the original Good Samaritan Hospital of Phoenix — an apartment house on Third Avenue south of Van Buren StreetRead More »
Skiing was introduced to Flagstaff in 1915, probably by a pair of Norwegian immigrants, brothers Ole and Pete Solberg. The Solbergs made skis and started downhill runs on Observatory Hill where the Lowell Observatory was located, very nearly in the center of town.Read More »
For months, Pearce has been working on legislation to deny citizenship to those born in Arizona to illegal immigrant parents. Details are sketchy, but that’s the gist.Read More »
UpClose with Dale Baich: Public defender talks death penalty, sodium thiopental and Jeffrey Landrigan
Dale Baich knows about life on death row – for the past 15 years, he has been defending Arizona’s death-row inmates in federal court.Read More »
One of America’s top lobbying and law firms bided time for years while it waited for the perfect candidate to spearhead its expansion into Arizona.
The waiting ended when Marty Shultz announced his retirement.