It was announced this week that the National Institute on Civil Discourse awarded its first grants to several UofA departments: one to watch how politicians handle confrontational questions from constituents and another to read comments left by readers of the ...Read More »
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer will likely move the state's presidential-preference election up a month to Jan. 31 to draw GOP candidates and national attention to the state.Read More »
An initial court hearing is scheduled Friday in Maricopa County Superior Court on a case involving the scheduled Nov. 8 recall election for Arizona Senate President Russell Pearce.Read More »
Arizona’s dream of sealing its border with Mexico is off to a fairly impressive start.
Within 24 hours, more than $58,000 in donations poured in through a web portal that was launched as a state law authorizing Arizona to build and maintain a fence on its border with Mexico became law this week.
If one were to measure the success of Arizona’s Enterprise Zone program by some of the eulogies that followed its demise, you might question why it was even created in the first place.
But a flurry of applications from businesses hoping to cash in on the expiring property tax breaks in the Enterprise Zone program leaves no doubt that it will be missed.
Perhaps more than anything, the declaration of support by Gov. Jan Brewer for Senate President Russell Pearce, who is the first sitting legislator to officially face a recall in state history, affirms the enormity of the challenge of unseating a powerful politician like the incumbent Mesa Republican.Read More »
This week’s most outstanding utterances, gibes and quips.Read More »
A law that took effect this week will either defend the state process of awarding public contracts from abuse by unions or do nothing but make Republican legislators feel good. It all depends on who you ask.Read More »
House Speaker Andy Tobin and 24 other House Republicans have sent a letter to Sens. John Kyl and John McCain voicing their support for legislation introduced earlier this week to help eastern Arizona recover from the Wallow Fire.Read More »
The worst wildfire in Arizona history has been contained, but affected residents as well as local and state officials are only beginning to grapple with its aftermath.Read More »