Arizona officials have asked to replace federal standards under the No Child Left Behind act with state-level student performance standards and a school accountability system that they say will be more efficient and less burdensome.Read More »
A federal judge blocked police in Arizona from enforcing a section of the state's 2010 immigration enforcement law that prohibited people from blocking traffic when they seek or offer day labor services on streets.Read More »
Unions from across Arizona are planning to bring hundreds of workers to the state Capitol on Thursday, two days after the Senate advanced a second bill that targets public unions.
They also want to send a clear message that they’re opposing Gov. Jan Brewer’s proposal to overhaul the state personnel system and make it easier to hire and fire workers.
A coalition of opponents of Arizona's 2010 immigration enforcement law have asked a judge to deny Gov. Jan Brewer's request to consolidate two of the three remaining lawsuits seeking to overturn the law.Read More »
Despite her willingness to confront the president of the United States on a tarmac in front of the nation, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer doesn’t have it in her to confront Congress on SB1070, the issue that made her a national Republican hero and propelled her to a full term in office.Read More »
Democrats led by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., wasted no time Monday using Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer’s endorsement of GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney as proof of Romney’s “extreme” immigration positions.Read More »
Now that many coal plants in the West are nearing the end of their intended life, utilities and regulators are faced with a critical choice: Do we sink hundreds of millions into existing coal plants so they can meet health standards or do we invest those funds in the transition to cleaner, cost-effective electricity systems using the West’s abundant solar, wind, geothermal and energy efficiency resources?Read More »
Arizona Republicans go to the polls this week in what could be one of the least-watched races in the presidential primary.Read More »
Republican Gov. Jan Brewer on Sunday had favorable things to say about Rick Santorum but endorsed Mitt Romney in Arizona's presidential primary, saying the former Massachusetts governor "is the man that can carry the day."Read More »
Republican governor and GOP Legislature are digging in for long budget fightIt may have been the opening shot to an all-out war.
While Arizonans were celebrating President’s Day on Feb. 20, legislative leaders unveiled a budget that ditched her major spending initiatives.
The Governor’s Office responded in kind, describing the legislative budget as “shortsighted” and “reckless.” Read More »