Gov. Jan Brewer is exploring ways to put a spotlight on Arizona concerns as she considers alternatives that include moving up Arizona's presidential primary, an idea that would like reshuffle the calendar for picking a Republican presidential nominee.Read More »
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The Hopi Tribe has followed up on a threat to sue the city of Flagstaff for maintaining a contract to sell treated wastewater for snowmaking at an Arizona ski resort.Read More »
A Pima County man is the newest member of the state commission that oversees Arizona's public campaign finance system.Read More »
While doing research this week on the alleged election fraud in Yuma last fall, we stumbled upon a number of emails sent out by various groups perpetuating the story that liberal activists were conducting rampant fraud in the district in order to save Grijalva.Read More »
The total cost to defend three border activists ultimately convicted of killing a southern Arizona man and his young daughter in a 2009 home invasion was more than $951,000, making it one of the costliest in Pima County's history.Read More »
Critics are questioning why the Pinal County Sheriff's Office spent more than $53,000 to send 25 people to a weeklong conference in Missouri this summer.Read More »
Former Attorney General Terry Goddard this weekend accused now AG Tom Horne of taking part in a Republican “intimidation campaign” against the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission. The announcement was odd, and so was the timing – given that Horne’s investigation has been ongoing for more than a month.Read More »
As Arizona schools are days away from knowing where they stand in the state’s new performance rating system, the Board of Education has drawn up proposals to give the state more authority over low-performing schools.Read More »
It has not been a good month for Planned Parenthood.
On Aug. 12, the Arizona Court of Appeals ruled as constitutional a 2009 law that imposed a number of restrictions on abortion procedures, lifting a two-year-old injunction and opening the law for enforcement.
In the extraordinary battle to keep his legislative seat, Arizona’s most hawkish proponent of strict enforcement of illegal immigration laws is, incredibly, mostly muted on the subject.
Since a recall election against him was certified last month, Senate President Russell Pearce has passed on the opportunity to weigh in on major developments in the immigration front.
And for a man who is often quick to label his enemies as part of the “open border” and “cheap labor” crowd, Pearce has yet to tar his most serious challenger, Mesa Republican Jerry Lewis.