Saying it’s a matter of officer safety, the state House gave preliminary approval Tuesday to require police departments to shield the names of officers involved in shootings.Read More »
Tucson police said Wednesday they will no longer fully enforce the state's landmark immigration law that requires local police to check the immigration status of people they encounter while enforcing other laws.Read More »
For a dose of fear and loathing on the campaign trail, check your mailbox.
As early ballots started arriving by mail this week for the primary election, voters’ mailboxes are also filling up with another kind of election material — political attack ads.
Border security and illegal immigration have become dominant issues in the Republican primary for governor as some accuse their opponents of making unrealistic promises that they can’t keep.Read More »
Republican gubernatorial hopeful Doug Ducey’s “roadmap” of policies he would pursue as governor includes lower income taxes, expanded school choice and reduced government waste.Read More »
The Attorney General’s Office said it will continue funding patrols by Mohave County deputies of the polygamous enclave of Colorado City, despite Gov. Jan Brewer’s decision to line-item veto a $500,000 appropriation for those patrols.Read More »
Two Phoenix City Council members at a special legislative hearing on police-involved shootings blamed an uptick in those cases on low police staffing levels and the lack of respect youths have for police officers.Read More »
A border security convention opened in Phoenix with speeches from top government officials and exhibits of high-tech wares including drones, bulletproof vehicles, shock-proof clothing and mobile surveillance systems.Read More »
Republican Rep. John Kavanagh of Fountain Hills was one of two legislators (along with Sen. Steve Farley, D-Tucson) to receive the honor of Humane Lawmaker of the Year from the Humane Society this week at its annual rally to encourage lawmakers to enact more animal-friendly legislation.Read More »
A bill before Arizona lawmakers this session renews a push to allow teachers to arm themselves in the classroom.Read More »