Calling it a violation of constitutional rights, a federal appeals court today voided a 2006 voter-approved measure which denied bail to those not in the country legally who were arrested for other crimes.Read More »
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Senate President Andy Biggs and 26 other Republican lawmakers oppose passage of a $935 million bond to rebuild Maricopa Medical Center and improve the county’s public health system.Read More »
Republican Andy Tobin and Democratic Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick found common ground during a 1st Congressional District debate on protecting the A-10 military jet the Air Force wants to mothball and agreed that Social Security benefits must be protected.Read More »
The Citizens Clean Elections Commission voted o find that there was reason to believe Superindent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal violated the law by using state resources for campaigning. At the same time, the commission voted to enter into penalty settlement discussion with Huppenthal. The terms of the penalties will be reviewed at the next meeting of the commission.Read More »
Fred DuVal and Doug Ducey finally found something on which they agree.
Neither wants to divulge whether they ever inhaled.
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's office has asked a judge to bar the public from witnessing an Oct. 28 hearing at which lawyers will discuss an investigation of a former sheriff's deputy.Read More »
The Arizona Democratic Party wants an investigation into whether Republican attorney general candidate Mark Brnovich failed to register as a lobbyist in 2006.Read More »
DOR last week decided to put part of Brewer’s 2013 TPT reform package on hold for a year. In an Oct. 7 letter to League of Arizona Cities and Towns Executive Director Ken Strobeck, DOR Director David Raber said the agency is delaying the implementation of the single point of administration provision for one yearRead More »
The number of immigrants in the U.S. illegally has stopped growing for the first time since the 1980s, another sign of the success of border-security efforts, the head of Homeland Security said Oct. 9.Read More »
Facing a lawsuit they appeared to be losing, state prison officials have agreed to improve health care for the more than 34,000 inmates in their custody.Read More »