From the passage of SB1070 to the unexpected rise of Ben Quayle and the GOP's overwhelming November victories, here's a rundown of the most dominant stories from 2010.Read More »
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She may have inherited the state and all its problems in 2009, but in 2010, make no mistake about it — this was Jan Brewer’s Arizona.
2010 was Gov. Jan Brewer's year, but here's a list of the five other most significant people in Arizona politics this year.Read More »
Navajo lawmakers have passed legislation prohibiting non-tribal officers from searching or arresting American Indian suspects on the reservation absent a cross-commission agreement.Read More »
The Bureau of Indian Affairs' Navajo Area director, Omar Bradley, has signed the final documents taking 405 acres of land into trust for the Navajo Nation.Read More »
The Hopi reservation sticks out like a sore thumb on the state's congressional map. Instead of being in the same district as the larger Navajo Nation, which surrounds it, the Hopi land is connected by the Colorado River to residents in the far western side of the state.Read More »
Reducing taxes is attractive for those who pay and the GOP plan is good for business, bad for homeowners. Conceptually, it is very simple however: property tax revenue results from assessed valuations multiplied by tax rates.
The problem is the government spends money and then expects taxpayers to pay, similar to a spendthrift college student with a parent’s credit card.
The guns-on-campus bill is back. And John Kavanagh has a new plan to stop an education association from using taxpayer money to influence elections.
Both proposals were among the 20 bills that lawmakers had filed as of Dec. 22 in anticipation of the upcoming legislative session, which will kick off Jan. 10.
The U.S. Census Bureau confirmed what local politicos had long expected, that Arizona will gain a ninth congressional seat.
But states with far less growth grabbed new seats that Arizona hoped would be its tenth.
Arizona's economy showed more signs of recovery in November, the fourth consecutive month of year-to-year growth in state revenue.Read More »