Embracing a hawkish approach to confronting illegal immigration, presidential candidate Michele Bachmann said today that she wouldn’t have sued Arizona over SB1070 and lauded the state’s efforts to curb illegal border crossings.Read More »
Former House Speaker Kirk Adams raised $110,780 in the third quarter of this year, nearly $50,000 less than his primary opponent Matt Salmon.Read More »
Authorities in Arizona arrested nearly 100 people after two separate protests in support of the Occupy Wall Street movement.Read More »
Critics of the state’s Independent Redistricting Commission who are eying a lawsuit have a strong supporter: House Speaker Andy Tobin.Read More »
The redistricting commission's adopted draft map sets up some interesting match-ups.Read More »
The Arizona university system fiscal year 2013 budget request asks the state to begin reinvesting in higher education. It represents the end of a nightmare that students and parents have been living through with the past four years of budget cuts that have resulted in 90 percent tuition increases.Read More »
Combining high unemployment rates, a lack of job security and home foreclosures, potential parents are reconsidering adopting or fostering. And some advocacy groups are worried that a new Arizona law will make it even more difficult for children to find homes.Read More »
Democrats have looked to the state’s Independent Redistricting Commission as their best chance to change their fate as the perpetual minority — a position they’ve held for nearly all of the past 40 years in Arizona.
They got commissioners they liked appointed to the panel. The commission selected lawyers that many Democrats were pleased with. And they even awarded a contract to a mapping firm with historic ties to Democratic causes.
But in the end, the result looks like the status quo. And for the Arizona Democratic Party, that’s not a good thing.
The typical Arizona medical marijuana cardholder is a man between the ages of 51-60 suffering from chronic pain plus another ailment, according to a report released by the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) outlining information from the voter-created program.Read More »
Former Congressman Matt Salmon today announced he raised $158,136 in the third quarter of 2011, bringing his total fundraising to $330,424 since announcing his bid to return to Congress.Read More »