The Goldwater Institute is threatening to sue Phoenix over its practice of increasing retiring workers' pensions by including unused sick leave, vacation and other benefits when calculating the retirement amounts.Read More »
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This week's most outstanding quips, gibes and utterances from Arizona's political world.Read More »
A member of the coalition of Senate Republicans who broke away from the majority party and voted for Gov. Jan Brewer’s Medicaid expansion proposal is contemplating whether to run for office in 2014.
Sen. Bob Worsley, R-Mesa, said that while he intends to run at this point, the decision is one he must still mull over in the coming year – and any reservations he has to running have nothing to do with his vote on Medicaid.
A federal appeals court says a key legal issue remains unresolved regarding whether a southern Arizona tribe was rightfully awarded reservation status for its planned casino site in the Phoenix area.Read More »
In early March, Sens. Nancy Barto and Steve Yarbrough stayed for three days in Laguna Beach, Calif., courtesy of conservative activist and lobbyist Cathi Herrod.Read More »
A lawsuit challenging a 2012 state law that would require Arizona's local governments to move their elections to even-numbered years is now on track to go to trial.Read More »
The immigration debate in Arizona reached a boiling point in 2007 when the state passed a groundbreaking law targeting those often blamed with fueling the nation's border woes: Employers who hire immigrants living in the U.S. illegally.Read More »
The Governor’s Task Force on Human Trafficking took its first steps Wednesday in trying to clean up Arizona’s illicit sex trade in time for the 2015 Super Bowl to be played in Glendale.Read More »
Organizers of Phoenix's second gun buyback are lauding the event as a success. In less than two hours, organizers ran out of grocery store gift cards for those who brought handguns, rifles and other guns to exchange.Read More »
The Arizona House of Representatives moved Thursday to temper a divisive bill that sought to wildly expand religious freedom protections and had drawn opposition from civil liberties groups and Democratic lawmakers.Read More »