Arizona Capitol Times reporter Evan Wyloge discusses the way Arizona lawmakers are working to write laws that prohibit federal oversight on a number of fronts.Read More »
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Flake sharply criticized Republican "birthers" yesterday on CNN, saying they would be better served focusing on the tangible differences between the GOP and the Obama administration than getting wrapped up in the seemingly never-ending debate about the president's citizenship.Read More »
The Arizona House on Monday is scheduled to consider bills to place new restrictions on abortions.Read More »
For Cynthia, immigration reform would offer a chance for her son to become a citizen and have the same opportunities as others who live and work in the U.S.Read More »
The Arizona Supreme Court can comfortably death penalty cases at a pace of 10 to 12 per year. Most of their decisions are to uphold the death sentences. But now there are 27 capital cases, a number that has grown from 17 in 2008, and even more cases are reaching the appeal phase.Read More »
In pursuing pension-reform, Speaker Adams travels a lonely road, and Sen. Yarbrough stops for visits along the way.
Two bills — one still embryonic, one written and ready — represent the common goal of reforming the state’s pension system. They also represent two very different approaches to legislation.
Arizona’s Independent Redistricting Commission is four-fifths filled out, and to date, all the members are from Maricopa and Pima counties.Read More »
When the property-tax cuts in the jobs bill go into effect, the financial safety net school districts use may get significantly thinner. And the property tax cuts will be especially problematic for districts that already have reached or exceeded their bonding limits.Read More »
Logic says it is too early to claim that the Arizona Competitiveness Package is already bringing jobs to the state, but that didn’t stop Gov. Jan Brewer from taking advantage of a technology giant’s fortuitous timing.Read More »
Once employed for such mundane issues as inmate transfers, natural resource management and state boundary definitions, interstate compacts have suddenly become the latest tool for legislators looking to buck the federal government on a slew of controversial topics.Read More »