Sen. Jack Harper, a Republican from Surprise, said he plans to introduce legislation next year that would create a government-sanctioned militia that would be allowed to patrol the border to observe illegal activity and report it to enforcement authorities.Read More »
The musk of democracy in full swing hangs in the air over the Hayden Lawn at Arizona State University as Ron Paul supporters gather to hear the Texas representative speak. Roughly 200 people – smaller than his last speech at ...Read More »
After 32 years as a titan of the Capitol, Arizona Public Service announced the retirement of longtime lobbyist Martin Shultz.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer's nearly two years in office have seen both handshakes and verbal spats between her and Republican lawmakers, setting markers that create expectations for more of the same for the next four years.Read More »
Arizona's budget troubles could prompt lawmakers to seriously consider changing criminal sentencing laws to reduce or slow the costly growth of the state's prison population, two legislators said Tuesday.Read More »
With the unemployment rate still hovering near 10 percent, Arizona has drained its jobless benefit fund, forcing the state to borrow millions from the federal government to help out-of-work residents.Read More »
More voters in the state are shedding their party affiliations in favor of identifying themselves as independent, yet nonpartisan candidates are still having trouble gaining political traction.Read More »
Standing in the shadow of the state Senate building, Sen. Russell Pearce explained to the crowd gathered around him where he got his data on the number of children born to illegal immigrants in this country when a man approached Pearce and held a blue flier inches from his face.Read More »
Teachers, legislators, students and co-workers remember Zachary Marco as a kind, considerate and genuine person with a positive attitude and a bright future.
Marco, a 21-year-old political-science major and honor student at Arizona State University, was shot about 9:30 p.m. October 17 near University Drive and Rural Road in Tempe while walking home from the library, according to Tempe Police.
Lawmakers in states across the country are combining to work on proposed legislation to deny U.S. citizenship to children born in this country to parents who are illegal immigrants, the sponsor of Arizona's 2010 law targeting illegal immigration said Tuesday.Read More »