Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal has replaced Attorney General Tom Horne with private attorneys to defend him in an ethnic studies lawsuit filed by 11 Tucson Unified School District teachers.Read More »
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As the Fiesta Bowl continues to repair its image there's word the Bowl Championship Series game has cut ties with four former chairmen of the event.Read More »
The Tucson Unified School District board is delaying a vote on changes to the ethnic studies program until it hears from the public.Read More »
Wearing multiple hats was not uncommon for Arizona’s political figures when the state was much younger and less populated, but the career of at least one legendary figure merits being labeled as unique.Read More »
Having worked around the state Capitol for many years before being elected in November, I witnessed the prosperous years when legislators fought over take-home projects for their districts. And I also saw the lean years when legislators shook every penny out of the state’s piggy bank and used debt financing and fancy accounting gimmicks just to get by.
This year was very different.
On the western slopes of the San Francisco Peaks near Flagstaff is a beautiful area known as Hart Prairie. Its 8,500-foot elevation suggests short summers and long, cold winters, but surprisingly; it was one of the first areas around Flagstaff to be homesteaded because of its lush grasses, bountiful timber and readily available water.Read More »
One of two efforts to recall Arizona Senate President Russell Pearce has called it quits, claiming the other group is on the brink of collecting enough signatures.Read More »
Arizona has seen its revenue from tribal casinos rise for the third straight quarter.Read More »
A state appeals court has overturned the city of Glendale's annexation of land that includes part of the site of a casino resort planned in the Phoenix area by a southern Arizona Indian tribe, the Tohono O'odham Nation.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer has completed action on bills passed by the Legislature during its 2011 regular session. But now she and others are talking about the possibility of a special session, either in the fall or sooner.Read More »