Policy leaders from across the country met in Arizona today to discuss whether Arizona needs to consider sentencing reform. Representatives of organizations with very different political view came together with a shared commitment to both safe and strong neighborhoods, and smaller numbers of people behind bars.Read More »
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A poll released Tuesday by the Morrison Institute for Public Policy and the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University suggests that education and water are the top concerns on the minds of Arizonans as state lawmakers meet.Read More »
To activist Joshua Zaragoza, Tempe’s overwhelming approval of workplace protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender municipal workers is a springboard for other cities to pass non-discrimination measures.Read More »
In her first job as an editor at the Niagara Falls Gazette in New York, Susan Clark-Johnson experienced the power the media has to stoke public awareness and the importance of doing the right thing, she says.Read More »
President Barack Obama is appealing to a larger percentage of independent voters in Arizona than his likely Republican challenger Mitt Romney, according to a poll released Monday by Arizona State University’s Morrison Institute of Public Policy.Read More »
More than half of Arizonans support switching from partisan primaries to a nonpartisan ballot that would send the highest-polling candidates on to the general election regardless of party affiliation, according to a poll released Monday by a public policy research group.Read More »
An Arizona State University professor who became the target of a bill aimed at putting up a wall between public education and political partisanship said the legislation is unneeded.
The law’s sponsor, however, said it’s worth having on the books anyway.
Most Arizona voters are dissatisfied with the way the Legislature has handled the state budget and taxes, according to a poll released Thursday.Read More »
Arizona voters overwhelmingly favor even the most controversial provisions within SB 1070, according to a poll released Wednesday Arizona State University’s Morrison Institute for Public Policy.Read More »