A trio of union-busting bills considered by a House committee on Tuesday met a varied fate: One passed, one was tabled to stave off a likely failure, and another was killed but later resurrected and approved when two Republican lawmakers changed their minds.Read More »
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Following her public feud with an association representing Arizona municipalities this year, a Republican from Scottsdale wants to bar the association’s new employees from joining the state’s retirement system.Read More »
A coalition of civil rights groups today sued Gov. Jan Brewer over her decision to preclude young illegal immigrants who have been granted relief from deportation from getting an Arizona driver license.Read More »
Solar energy jobs in the U.S. grew by 13 percent over the past year, a rate almost six times faster than the national average employment growth rate.Read More »
Arizona households and businesses can cut electricity use by 21 percent and save $7.3 billion by 2020 if utilities ramp up energy-efficiency incentives, a public policy group said Tuesday.Read More »
Deciding whether to pose in the black robe for a campaign ad is not just a matter of style and public relations for a judge — it also presents an ethical question.
Making the wrong choice on such a seemingly simple question can put a judge in hot water. They play by a strict set of rules that are aimed at maintaining their impartiality and upholding the appearance that they are impartial.
The University of Arizona's new interim president stands to make more than $500,000 over the next year.Read More »
Although the five-person panel has been fully constituted since early March, Arizona’s Independent Redistricting Commission will only be ready to begin their work recasting Arizona’s political districts once they’ve finished making key staff hires.
And given the pace the commission is moving toward being fully staffed, it could be early- to mid-June before commissioners begin to consider the new district lines.
The executive director of the Bowl Championship Series is confident the BCS could boot the Fiesta Bowl out of the system college football uses to crown a champion before its contract with the game expires in three years.Read More »
Officials at the state agency devoted to early childhood development are studying the governor’s proposal to borrow $330 million for one day and use the money to balance the state’s budget shortfall.Read More »