A racial profiling case involving former Sheriff Joe Arpaio that has already cost taxpayers in metropolitan Phoenix nearly $66 million over the last nine years is about to get more expensive.Read More »
A federal judge said Monday she was considering an agreement between Arizona and an inmate to end a claim of racial segregation in the state's 10 prisons.Read More »
A trial court judge ruled today that the state must begin resetting inflation adjustments for public schools right away, which will come at a cost of about $317 million for fiscal-year 2015.Read More »
California’s Fair Political Practices Commission has reached a settlement with two so-called “dark money” groups in Arizona that will see them pay a combined $1 million in fines.Read More »
The clerical error that led to two different versions of a ballot measure was an honest mistake that did not confuse voters, and thus didn’t warrant Secretary of State Ken Bennett’s decision to bar measure from going to voters, the Supreme Court said in an opinion published today.Read More »
Terry Decker’s knowledge and interest in child support issues is unquestionable. He easily cites family-law statutes and court rules as he enthusiastically talks about the most intricate details of the subject.
His history of violence is also unquestionable. In 2008 he pled guilty to aggravated assault and interference with or disruption of an educational facility for an incident in which he punched a teacher while taking his children out of school, in violation of his custody agreement.
A law firm associated with the Arizona Democratic Party is appealing a court ruling that threw out a complaint seeking to remove Sen. John Huppenthal from the ballot for Superintendent of Public Instruction.Read More »
Arizona officials say the state House seat held by Republican Doug Quelland of Phoenix is officially vacant because of a court ruling upholding Quelland's removal from office. But Quelland's lawyer says that isn't so and the state is acting prematurely.Read More »