A report by Arizona State University shows the foreclosure rate in the Phoenix area has continued to decline, but that the trend may not be sustained.Read More »
The struggle to stop a radical new system for determining child support in Arizona began on a fathers’ rights website, but don’t call the men and women who engaged in the fight “fathers’ rights” activists.Read More »
Arizona State University's west side campus is expanding. The school has announced plans for a new residence hall and a dining facility on the campus at 51st Avenue and Thunderbird Road. The school says both projects will be publicly financed.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer has picked a prominent Washington lawyer to argue Arizona's U.S. Supreme Court appeal of lower court rulings blocking implementation provisions of an illegal immigration law.Read More »
After two cancelled meetings and more than a year of controversy, the Arizona-Mexico Commission will hold its first plenary session since the advent of SB1070.Read More »
The long and short of 100 days: Faced with vetoes, some GOP lawmakers question quality of bills in fast-paced session
As legislators were filing into their offices in January, preparing for the start of the 50th Legislature, Republican leaders set a lofty goal: to be finished in 100 days.Read More »
Escaping his ‘comfort zone:’ How an experience in Rio and a Vince Lombardi quote led Justin Pierce to a House seat
Justin Pierce remembers when the calls started coming in.
Former House Speaker Kirk Adams had officially announced his resignation and the precinct committeemen for Legislative District 19 were beginning their search for a replacement. Pierce, a labor attorney, son of Arizona Corporation commissioner and former state lawmaker Gary Pierce, a grassroots activist and generally affable guy, was on their list of people they’d like to see in the House seat.
Angelica Hernandez excelled in high school and did just as well in college, graduating earlier this month as the distinguished graduating senior in mechanical engineering at Arizona State University.Read More »
A veto by Gov. Jan Brewer may cost students at a proposed Arizona State University campus in Payson an additional $2,000 per year in tuition — if the project is actually completed.Read More »
Teachers unions and advocacy groups that sunk Arizona’s private school voucher system two years ago haven’t made any moves to strike down its successor, even though they say it is blatantly unconstitutional.
But school choice advocates say they followed the instruction of an Arizona Supreme Court justice and the previous program’s critics in crafting the new system, which will allow it to withstand the inevitable lawsuit.