Pointing out that Arizona faces a revenue cliff when a temporary sales tax increase expires in two years, Senate President Russell Pearce said any extra money the state collects won’t be used to restore cuts or be spent on new programs.Read More »
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An NBC affiliate in Tucson says it won't air an upcoming episode of "Law & Order: LA" in prime time because the show closely mirrors the January shooting rampage in the city.Read More »
Critics of state Senate President Russell Pearce say they're within striking distance of collecting enough petition signatures for what they hope would be a November recall election.Read More »
Arizonans won’t have to wait until the next scandal to see their elected officials’ financial disclosure forms.Read More »
A Washington writer is helping Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer write a memoir to be published this fall by a division of HarperCollins Publishers.Read More »
Yuma native Cesar Chavez's impact on the rights of farmworkers was felt nationwide. Now, the National Park Service is looking at honoring his efforts.Read More »
Bennett may be widely viewed as a rural guy, but his prospective gubernatorial campaign is more likely to be steered from Gilbert than Prescott. In order to comply with the state Constitution after he was appointed secretary of state in 2009, Bennett officially became a resident of Maricopa County.Read More »
As a volunteer police officer in this northwestern Arizona city, Harley Pettit saw young people get in trouble for everything from drugs and alcohol to vandalism. In a small community with not a lot to do, he said, the last thing young people need is another way to get into trouble.
He’s worried that’s exactly what medical marijuana will give them.
Deep within the canyon, a few miles removed from the mule trains of the popular Bright Angel Trail, Horn Creek creates a ribbon of green vegetation here before plunging toward the Colorado River.
But the handful of people allowed to camp in this splendid isolation receive a warning with their permits: Don’t drink the water when Horn Creek is flowing. It’s radioactive.
Hi Jolly’s pyramid may not be the only pyramid in Arizona, but its composition of quartz and petrified wood along with its unusual metal silhouette of a camel perched on top makes it one of the state’s most notable monuments. Thousands travel past it every day but few realize it’s there.Read More »