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 »
Former U.S. Rep. Harry Mitchell won’t seek a return to Congress, a move that could open to the door for a plethora of Democrats eying the new central Phoenix and Tempe-based district.Read More »
Cesar Chavez fasted to protest an Arizona law limiting the rights of farm workers has cleared another hurdle toward gaining federal recognition.Read More »
A committee assisting in the search for a new University of Arizona president will hold five hearings to gather public input on the issues that the new university leader will face.Read More »
A court hearing is scheduled Friday on a request to block Arizona's planned award of contracts for 5,000 additional private prison beds authorized under a 2009 state law.Read More »
Nathaniel E. Plumer, along with two business associates, was instrumental in getting the road built that would eventually be known as Speedway Boulevard.Read More »
Attorney and former Arizona Democratic Party Chairman Don Bivens announced that his U.S. Senate campaign raised a whopping $325,000 in its first six weeks.Read More »