The hearing officially concerned the Department of Interior’s proposed 2013 budget, but most lawmakers instead took turns Wednesday drilling Secretary Ken Salazar on issues from around the country, including one in southeast Arizona.Read More »
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Shine a light on cooperation: State lawmakers actually work with the feds on some things, like solar power
On several policy matters like climate change and health care, Arizona often butts heads with the U.S. government.
But step outside the Capitol mall, and you’ll see a modern building with solar panels on its rooftop.
Gov. Jan Brewer's office says the federal government has granted the state financial assistance for residents and businesses affected by two destructive wildfires.Read More »
An old computer system and lack of records oversight are to blame for Phoenix's misreporting of kidnapping statistics to the federal government.Read More »
The Arizona Senate has rejected a states' rights measure to create a nullification process for the state to declare a federal law unconstitutional.Read More »
The federal government is offering low-interest loans to small businesses in Arizona that were affected by flooding or winter storms.Read More »
Rasmussen Reports yesterday publicized a national survey it conducted earlier this month that shows 68 percent of likely voters believe border security is more important than legalizing the status of illegal immigrants already in the country. The question, however, seems designed to elicit such an outcome.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer and some members of the Legislature are ready to challenge the federal government's authority over the state.Read More »
The federal government, state Rep. David Gowan says, is not showing Arizona the proper respect. So Gowan, a Republican from Sierra Vista, is pushing a bill demanding that when the federal government requires Arizona to create a program, the mandate comes with “arguments” that it “will pass a constitutional challenge if contested in a court of law.”Read More »
Yellow Sheet Report assistant editor Christian Palmer talks about Arizona's fight with the National Labor Relations Board over the recently passed Prop. 113.Read More »