State government in Arizona in the past three years has made massive cuts to education, given away our money to big corporations, chose to do nothing about foreclosures and hasn’t created a single job. Arizona’s middle-class families are struggling, and Republicans, who control all of state government, went even further to harm middle-class police officers, firefighters and teachers.Read More »
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Lawmakers enjoyed the relative shortness of their 100-day session, but they may pay for the handful of issues they left unaddressed with one or more special sessions.
Unemployment benefits, tax code changes and Gov. Jan Brewer’s personnel reform plan could bring legislators back to the Capitol.
Observers shouldn't mistake Wil Cardon's low profile in recent weeks as a signal that he isn't interested in challenging Flake.Read More »
Arizona is one of nine states eligible for a slice of $200 million in U.S. Department of Education grant money. If Arizona applies, it will be the state's third try at the federal grant competition.Read More »
The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld an Arizona law that allows the state to suspend or revoke the business licenses of companies that knowingly hire illegal immigrants, paving the way for other states to establish similar systems.Read More »
The Supreme Court has sustained Arizona's law that penalizes businesses for hiring workers who are in the United States illegally, rejecting arguments that states have no role in immigration matters.Read More »
A man who raped and killed a 13-year-old Tempe girl in 1984, then took part in her search and attended her funeral was executed by lethal injection Wednesday with a drug that has never been used before in the state.Read More »
At yesterday's Commerce Authority board meeting, Don Cardon said he returned on Sunday from a swing through Europe that he said was part vacation, part ACA business venture, and included business stops in Ireland and Albania.Read More »
Nogales-based businessmen to legislators: Please help convince feds to put more resources on Arizona ports
Arguing that ports of entry have been overlooked as the federal government beefs up security along the US-Mexico border, Nogales-based businessmen pressed Arizona legislators on May 25 for help in persuading the federal government to provide more funding to ease congestion at the states’ legal gateways.Read More »
The Arizona Supreme Court rejected a death-row inmate’s request to postpone his execution any longer Wednesday.Read More »