A plan to clear the way for North America's largest copper mine by swapping federal forest land for private acreage in Arizona has House Republicans at odds with the Obama administration.Read More »
U.S. Rep. Raul Grijalva has asked Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to suspend U.S. Forest Service hearings on the proposed Rosemont Copper mine and start over.Read More »
Republican Party insiders say a vote of no confidence in Morrissey may be taken during Saturday’s Executive Committee meeting because of the party’s foundering financials.Read More »
Arizona legislators on Wednesday will review recent reports that found some shortcomings or causes for concern in state services for military veterans.Read More »
The group that spearheaded the recall drive against Senate President Russell Pearce spent $6,500 to help Jerry Lewis, according to the latest campaign finance reports.
As an independent expenditure group, Citizens for a Better Arizona spent the money reaching out to voters about the recall election.
A joint committee created to craft the Legislature’s recommendations to the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission spent more than four hours on Monday listening to an airing of every grievance conservatives have with the redistricting process.
And in the end, it may not actually make any recommendations at all.
A Tucson Republican is again planning to introduce a bill next session that would enable judges to more often award attorneys’ fees to the victorious party in lawsuits.Read More »
Call it a sign of the times. It used to be that education advocates could play up the morality angle — that education needed strong financial support because, well, it was the right thing to do. But now, they are taking a new, pragmatic approach.Read More »
Like just about everyone in the Phoenix area, Jen Pollock has lost several neighbors to foreclosure and short sales. And, like hundreds of thousands of others in Arizona, Pollock and her husband are upside down on their mortgage, owing about twice as much as their suburban house is now worth.Read More »
After being in place for four months, the Arizona Commerce Authority Oct. 24 announced its first award from its $25 million deal-closing fund.Read More »