As a judge heard arguments surrounding Arizona’s new immigration law, Hispanic policymakers from in and out of the state renewed their opposition to the legislation.Read More »
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For Irene Chavez, a retired teacher from Fountain Hills, the battle against Arizona’s new immigration law is the new front of the civil rights movement. “We stepped back into the 1960s,” she told the
Arizona Capitol Times outside the Sandra Day O’Connor Federal Courthouse in downtown Phoenix.
Inside, a judge heard arguments for and against S1070.
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Groups opposed to Arizona's tough new immigration law said Tuesday that they were planning "civil disobedience" on July 29, the day the legislation takes effect.Read More »
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio announced July 20 that he will be opening a new section of his tent city jail, just for those convicted under Arizona’s new immigration law. The new section of the outdoor jail will be called “section 1070,” according to a Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman.Read More »
Lobbyist Mitch Menlove died in Flagstaff early Monday morning. Details involving the 36-year-old Valley resident's death were not immediately available, but his wife, Elizabeth, said in a statement that his passing was unexpected and due to heart complications.Read More »
Former U.S. Rep. J.D. Hayworth had a much-needed opportunity Friday night to refocus Arizona's Republican Senate primary on incumbent John McCain, and he came out swinging.Read More »
In his quarter century in Arizona, Coughlin has either worked for or butted heads with nearly every big name in the state’s pantheon of political heavyweights. His reputation preceeds him at the Capitol, but even the fierce political infighter was once a novice.Read More »
Hidden behind buildings and a school playground along busy Highway 180 in Flagstaff is one of the few remaining historic barns in Arizona. If the walls could talk, they would tell of the ranching life in the 1880s and the quick rise and fall of its probable builders, the Arizona Cattle Company.Read More »
‘Game on!’ — Democrat, Attorney General Terry Goddard, via Twitter, after Buz Mills dropped his GOP primary, essentially giving Jan Brewer a clear path to the GOD nomination.Read More »
District 10 House candidates hold similar views on a host of issues, but their position on education funding is where they differ.Read More »