Illegal re-entry became the most-frequent federal criminal charge in the United States during the first six months of fiscal 2011, a pattern that was mirrored in Arizona during that period.Read More »
Arizona’s Independent Redistricting Commission has shifted gears, now collecting public input from elected officials and everyday residents about what they want to see when the state’s political maps get wiped clean and recast.
While the commissioners have heard a variety of suggestions, one recommendation has so far come across more coherently than any other: The perceived need for a squarely conservative congressional district extending along the Colorado River from Mexico to Utah.
A couple weeks ago Arizona’s redistricting commission shifted gears in a significant way. They’ve begun the part of the process where they are asking members of the public to come to meetings and tell the commission what sort of districts they want.Read More »
A group that advocates for prisoners’ rights went to court Monday to challenge a law that allows the Arizona Department of Corrections to set a one-time fee for conducting background checks on inmates’ visitors.Read More »
WASHINGTON – Arizona’s congressional delegation voted overwhelmingly Monday to oppose a bill to raise the debt limit, which nonetheless passed the House by a comfortable margin and could be taken up by the Senate Tuesday.Read More »
For the first time since the Jan. 8 assassination attempt against her, U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords returned to Congress.Read More »
The Adams campaign is pushing back against the poll that Salmon's camp commissioned and released last week, saying the 30-point lead is far from insurmountable - and a sign that Salmon isn't nearly as popular as he thinks he is.Read More »
More than 800 square miles were torched, 32 home were destroyed and taxpayers are on the hook for $100 million.
That’s the cost of the Wallow fire, the largest wildfire in our state’s history. Sadly, this could have been prevented.
During the first session of the Arizona Territorial Legislature in 1864 — when not a single public school existed in the newly formed territory — lawmakers authorized a university and wrote a constitution to guide its affairs.Read More »
The Udall name has dominated Arizona’s political landscape and beyond for the better part of the 20th century, with Morris King Udall, affectionately known as Mo, the only member of the family to reach for the presidency of the United States — so far.Read More »