Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry Goddard says Republican Gov. Jan Brewer is trying to grab headlines by traveling to San Francisco, where the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is hearing arguments dealing with Arizona's tough new immigration law.Read More »
When a person is sued, it’s a given that they should be able to hire legal representation. When you’re an elected sheriff and the ACLU sues you, that need is even more imperative. However, an Oct. 15 article by Arizona Capitol Times reporter Jeremy Duda might give readers the impression that I don’t have that right.Read More »
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio severed his ties with an anti-illegal immigration group over a mass email that went out to thousands of people under his name.Read More »
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments Dec. 8 in an appeal by business and civil rights groups that are trying to overturn a 2007 Arizona law that prohibits employers from knowingly hiring illegal immigrants.Read More »
Anyone who wants to know where Gov. Jan Brewer stands on Sen. Russell Pearce's next big illegal immigration proposal will probably have to wait until 2011.Read More »
Lawmakers in states across the country are combining to work on proposed legislation to deny U.S. citizenship to children born in this country to parents who are illegal immigrants, the sponsor of Arizona's 2010 law targeting illegal immigration said Tuesday.Read More »
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio has proven that tough immigration policies make it easy to raise cash for political campaigns, and Gov. Jan Brewer has shown that the same rule applies to raising money for legal defense of the state’s new immigration law.
But now, private-sector interests are getting wise as well.
This year, if you are a Democratic congressperson who voted for the federal health care law, didn’t call loudly enough for tough new immigration laws or supported the stimulus act – then voters feel as though you have a lot ...Read More »
Brewer's campaign had a good laugh yesterday at a Phoenix Business Journal blog posted by reporter Mike Sunnucks that proclaimed the governor would use a recent beheading in Chandler to back up her previously unsupported claims that there have been drug-cartel-related beheadings in Arizona.Read More »
Arizona campaign finance regulators don't think Gov. Jan Brewer and Republican organizations violated any state laws or rules through fundraising and other activities involving the Republican Governors Association.Read More »