Arizona’s first recount of a congressional general election in history is underway, but not without the first of what may be many legal challenges to the process.Read More »
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Two environmental groups filed a lawsuit Tuesday aimed at forcing the federal government to protect Arizona’s diminishing cactus ferruginous pygmy owl population under the Endangered Species Act.Read More »
Arizona homes trailed the nation in both their access to high-speed Internet and their computer ownership, according to a recent report from the Census Bureau.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer is signing on to a 17-state lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of President Obama’s recent order deferring deportation for millions of illegal immigrants.Read More »
The struggle for legalizing recreational-use marijuana will likely center on the impacts of the drug on Arizona children.
Anti-marijuana forces are arguing that the drug harms the brain and that making it legally available will lead to more children using it, while legalized-marijuana advocates are ready to propose an excise tax that would go to schools.
The Republic’s Joanna Allhands suggested in her column today that Biggs is willing to talk tax increases. Allhands said Biggs told the paper’s editorial board yesterday that policymakers must have a deep and transparent discussion about what government does and how its operations are funded.Read More »
The Arizona Supreme Court plans to review a lower court's ruling that judges can't order people on probation to not use medical marijuana.Read More »
A recount in southern Arizona's 2nd Congressional District race between Democratic incumbent Ron Barber and Republican challenger Martha McSally is set to begin.Read More »
House and Senate leadership announced committee assignments Wednesday afternoon, setting the stage for the 2015 Legislative Session.Read More »
Arizona will likely see lackluster economic growth in the coming year as the hangover from the housing bust continues to dampen the economic recovery, economists presenting at an annual forecast meeting said Wednesday.Read More »