Major changes in some of the biggest points of contention between Arizona and the federal government could be in the works, depending on whether Mitt Romney defeats President Obama on Nov. 6.Read More »
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With over 60 percent of Arizona voters expected to cast early ballots this year, state and county election officials say the public should be confident that the verification process is effective at preventing fraud.Read More »
The U.S. Supreme Court will consider on Nov. 20 whether to grant review of an Arizona law that denies health benefits to domestic partners of state employees.Read More »
Arizona, already at odds with the federal government and civil-rights groups over immigration, is adding voter ID and the Voting Rights Act to the disputes.Read More »
State officials warn that legislation to require drug testing for all people applying for unemployment benefits conflicts with federal rules and law.Read More »
Federal laws generally prohibit weapons within a thousand feet from school grounds.
But a panel of legislators this week advanced a proposal to let most Arizona residents carry firearms up to a school’s property line.
Federal law prohibits weapons within 1,000 feet of a school, but a proposal that won approval in the House of Representatives today would allow most Arizonans to carry a gun right up to a school’s property line.Read More »
A handful of senators have revived a proposal to allow Arizona to ignore federal laws, setting up more potential showdowns between the state and the Obama administration.Read More »
The Arizona Department of Health Services is looking for a little more clarification from the federal government following a warning that the state’s medical marijuana program is not a shield from federal law, but Director Will Humble said the state has no plans to halt the implementation of the program.Read More »
Advocates for a more direct action against federal overreach suffered a major setback on Tuesday when the Senate once again rejected a proposal that would have allowed Arizona to nullify a federal law by a simple vote of its Legislature.Read More »