The state redistricting commission is scrambling its meeting schedule due to members' scheduling conflicts as the panel tries to settle on final maps for new congressional and legislative districts before Christmas.Read More »
A special committee of the Arizona Legislature devoted to examining border security will meet Dec. 20 to get an update on a project to build additional fences near the state's border with Mexico through donations.Read More »
A federal judge is dismissing a lawsuit challenging Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's proclamations declaring a state "day of prayer."Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer is confident that the U.S. Supreme Court will uphold Arizona’s landmark illegal immigration law.
The Supreme Court today announced that it would hear Arizona’s appeal of a 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruling that SB1070 is unconstitutional because it is preempted by federal law.
Arizona's redistricting commission is showing signs of friction as it struggles to approve final congressional and legislative districts, with Republicans complaining that their proposals are being ignored or buried.Read More »
For decades, the White Mountain Apache Tribe has cleared young trees, logged larger trees and burned underbrush to replicate the natural burn-and-growth cycle of the Ponderosa pine forest. Jonathan Brooks, tribal forest manager for the tribe, said that made it easy for firefighters to create a backfire here to deprive the approaching Wallow Fire of fuel.Read More »
Coconino County election officials have provided translators at the polls for Navajo speakers. They have done the same for Hopi voters.
But Yuma has them stumped.
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer is commending the U.S. Supreme Court for agreeing to rule on whether several tough provisions of Arizona's controversial law targeting illegal immigration should stay blocked from implementation.Read More »
The Supreme Court agreed Monday to rule on Arizona's controversial law targeting illegal immigrants.
The justices said they will review a federal appeals court ruling that blocked several tough provisions in the Arizona law.
A group calling itself Arizonans for Fair Gaming has filed an initiative that would allow gambling at private casinos and racetracks if it wins voter approval.Read More »