Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer said Oct. 20 that she opposes a November ballot measure that would legalize medical marijuana in the state, arguing that it would cause pot to "needlessly and harmfully proliferate."Read More »
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Payson is one of the first cities in the state to enact a local ordinance banning the use of fireworks that will become legal statewide on Dec. 1. Show Low and Queen Creek have also passed bans, and Flagstaff is considering regulation. Yuma is among cities taking a wait-and-see approach.Read More »
What began last year as rallies to protest government spending has emerged as a political force that could influence elections across the nation.
Despite the lack of central tea party organization and some internal disagreement, three basic principles unite them: fiscal responsibility, limited government and support of a free market.
A knockout drug that Arizona plans to use in an upcoming execution was not made by the sole U.S. manufacturer, which means it likely came from another country, attorneys said during and after a state Supreme Court hearing Wednesday.Read More »
Teachers, legislators, students and co-workers remember Zachary Marco as a kind, considerate and genuine person with a positive attitude and a bright future.
Marco, a 21-year-old political-science major and honor student at Arizona State University, was shot about 9:30 p.m. October 17 near University Drive and Rural Road in Tempe while walking home from the library, according to Tempe Police.
A lawsuit has been filed by opponents of a new Arizona law aimed at eliminating the ethnic studies program at the Tucson Unified School District.Read More »
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar says he is encouraged by the yearlong pilot program under way at the Yuma Desalting Plant.Read More »
Lawmakers in states across the country are combining to work on proposed legislation to deny U.S. citizenship to children born in this country to parents who are illegal immigrants, the sponsor of Arizona's 2010 law targeting illegal immigration said Tuesday.Read More »
The state of Oregon is suing Apollo Group Inc. of Arizona, the parent company of University of Phoenix, to recover $10 million the state claims it lost from misleading financial statements.Read More »
The drought has sent Lake Mead to a low not seen in a lifetime.Read More »