DOVER, N.H. (AP) — Thirty months after she was shot through the head, former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords sits in a New Hampshire restaurant facing parents of children killed in the nation's latest school shooting.Read More »
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Moving Arizona’s presidential preference election earlier in the primary cycle would give the state a greater say in national politics, a state representative contends.Read More »
In California, a new law makes it a crime for a dog to pursue a bear or bobcat at any time.
In Illinois, it’s now illegal to sell, trade or distribute shark fins.
The National Conference of State Legislatures has compiled a list of laws around the country that went into effect Jan. 1. Here are others, as described by the NCSL.
In an attempt to give Arizona a more influential role in deciding who will run for president, a Republican state lawmaker introduced a bill to hold Arizona’s presidential primary earlier, tying the election date to the date of the Iowa caucus.Read More »
Three U.S. cigarette makers say they have reached a settlement with 17 states, Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico to resolve a dispute over payments required under a 1998 anti-smoking agreement.Read More »
CONCORD, N.H. — A New Hampshire resolution in support of the tough Arizona law that requires police to check the immigration status of people they want to stop for any reason drew opposition Tuesday rather than support. Only opponents testified at a sparsely attended Senate hearing where the sponsor didn't even show up.Read More »
Arizona can return more people to work by allowing firms to provide up to six weeks of training for those receiving unemployment assistance without having to add them to payrolls, a Tucson lawmaker contends.Read More »
An April 14 deadline has been set for lawyers for Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and the U.S. Department of Justice to complete their attempt to resolve allegations that the sheriff's office has committed a wide range of civil rights violations.Read More »
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio is set to endorse Texas Governor Rick Perry for president. ABC News reports Arpaio plans to campaign with Perry in New Hampshire next week.Read More »
The congressional delegation has been calling Senate Republicans to gauge support for removing at least one of the redistricting commissioners, ostensibly with the hope of convincing Brewer to begin removal procedures by showing her there are the 20 votes needed in the Senate.Read More »