Rep. Mark Cardenas, D-Phoenix, hopes to convince colleagues to approve legalizing marijuana for recreational use by adults.Read More »
The struggle for legalizing recreational-use marijuana will likely center on the impacts of the drug on Arizona children.
Anti-marijuana forces are arguing that the drug harms the brain and that making it legally available will lead to more children using it, while legalized-marijuana advocates are ready to propose an excise tax that would go to schools.
A group of Arizona Republicans and business leaders on Wednesday urged Congress to act on immigration even as President Barack Obama is poised to take executive action to shield millions of people in the country illegally from deportation.Read More »
Opponents of an Arizona law that denies bail to felony suspects who are in this country illegally urged the Supreme Court on Monday to let stand a lower court ruling that overturns the ban.Read More »
Three of Arizona's top prosecutors are calling on political and civic leaders to oppose the legalization of marijuana for recreational use.Read More »
Calling it a violation of constitutional rights, a federal appeals court today voided a 2006 voter-approved measure which denied bail to those not in the country legally who were arrested for other crimes.Read More »
The top county prosecutor in metropolitan Phoenix is urging a judge to reject the Obama administration's request to throw out Arizona's law banning immigrant smuggling.Read More »
The Maricopa County Attorney’s Office is going to dismiss a misdemeanor charge related to an allegation that Rep. Bob Robson, a Chandler Republican, tampered with a campaign sign.Read More »
The Maricopa County Attorney's Office is restructuring some divisions in an effort to enhance prosecutions of serious felonies.Read More »
In a case with statewide and possibly immediate impact, the Arizona Court of Appeals ruled Thursday that “dark money” groups can be forced to disclose the source of their cash even if their commercials don’t specifically advocate for anyone’s election or defeat.Read More »