The Arizona Board of Regents this afternoon rejected a motion that essentially sought to reduce the tuition rates for students who are in the country illegally but who have received deferment from deportation under a federal program.Read More »
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A member of the Arizona Board of Regents suggested creating a special new tuition category for university students whose parents brought them to United States illegally when they were children.Read More »
The Arizona Board of Regents is leaning towards abolishing a student fee that funds a politically active non-profit that contributed $126,806 for the passage of Proposition 204.Read More »
Arizona's primary election Tuesday features a spirited race for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate and heated contests for several U.S. House seats, with outcomes that will set the roster of candidates for the Nov. 6 general election.Read More »
It has been 36 years since two of Arizona’s incumbent members of Congress squared off against each other, but the ultimate outcome of a similar match-up in 2012, regardless of how nasty it gets, is not likely to cost Republicans as dearly as it did in 1976.Read More »
Former Surgeon General Richard Carmona announced that he will seek the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate.
“Like most Americans, it’s clear to me that Washington is broken and it is time for honest people with real world experience to step forward to solve the problems we are facing and get our economy going again,” Carmona said in a press statement.
President Obama and some of Arizona’s most prominent Democrats are pushing former U.S. Surgeon General Richard Carmona to jump into the U.S. Senate race.Read More »
Dennis Burke’s resignation as U.S. attorney for Arizona may reverberate through the 2014 elections, when Democrats who eyed him as one of their strongest candidates for statewide office fall back on a bench that was thin to begin with.Read More »
Two generations of two high-profile Arizona Democratic families — the DeConcinis and the Goddards — landed influential state and federal positions dating back to the mid-20th century.Read More »
The old sheet-metal border fence in downtown Nogales is coming down. It's being replaced by a see-through, vertical post-style fence.Read More »