Sen. John McCain says he's "puzzled" that there's a controversy surrounding remarks he made suggesting illegal immigrants were responsible for some of the massive wildfire in eastern Arizona.Read More »
As if Arizona's immigration debate wasn't already hot, Sen. John McCain has ignited a barrage of criticism by saying that there is "substantial evidence" that illegal immigrants are partly responsible for wildfires in the state.Read More »
It's not only the LDS church that has publicly stated the need for a humane approach to solving the illegal immigration problem.Read More »
A veteran Republican politician and state government official is joining Gov. Jan Brewer's administration as the state's new top tax collector.Read More »
Arizona Capitol Times reporter Evan Wyloge talks about the latest lawsuit being filed over Arizona's new medical marijuana law and what it means for the heating legal battle that will play out over the next several months.Read More »
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is scheduled to visit the Grand Canyon on Monday and could announce changes for mining claims near the park.Read More »
The ACLU of Arizona filed a public records request with the Dept of Education yesterday, asking for records pertaining to the Mexican American Studies investigation, including all communications related to the program to or from the superintendent dating back to 2007, including those with lawmakers, political parties and state officials.Read More »
These are the members of the 1921-1922 Arizona Senate, the first chamber of the Arizona Legislature to be controlled by Republicans. The margin was just one vote, but that was certainly better for the Republicans than the make-up of the 1919-20 Senate, which was composed entirely of Democrats.Read More »
Not all Republicans are celebrating the special session as a victory over federal spending.
For representatives from rural areas, where unemployment is more than 20 percent in some pockets, it can be frustrating to hear their colleagues from urban centers like Phoenix denounce efforts to help the unemployed as unnecessary spending.
When national forests go up in flames, as they are doing across Arizona right now, the U.S. government turns to local firefighters to help contain the blazes.Read More »