For years, the Catholic clergy in Arizona has been among the most prominent religious organization opposing various anti-illegal-immigration measures at the Capitol. With the Mormon church’s statement, and a similar one from the Southern Baptist Convention, the Catholics now have new allies.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer is ordering that flags be lowered to half-staff on Wednesday to honor and recognize an Arizona soldier killed in Afghanistan.Read More »
Phoenix has suspended its 180-day requirement for holders of medical-marijuana permits to seek state licenses.Read More »
Andy Tobin is gregarious, fiery, funny and, above all else, loyal to the core — attributes that all led to his ascension to speaker of the Arizona House of Representatives late last month.
Now, Tobin has been chosen by his caucus as speaker of the House, following the departure of former Speaker Kirk Adams.
An old computer system and lack of records oversight are to blame for Phoenix's misreporting of kidnapping statistics to the federal government.Read More »
A transplant surgeon says a Phoenix leukemia patient's death probably could have been avoided if the state hadn't suspended Medicaid coverage for some transplants for six months.Read More »
Arizona's cash-strapped Medicaid program is considering charging patients $50 a year if they smoke, have diabetes or are overweight.Read More »
The Fiesta Bowl has pulled the plug on a three-day spring retreat called the Fiesta Frolic for college football coaches, athletic directors and conference commissioners as it faces questions about its finances and other activities.Read More »
Phoenix police say that many of the departmental reports originally submitted to the federal government for grant money to fight border related crimes like kidnappings and home invasions were poorly chosen.Read More »
The Senate on Wednesday gave final approval to legislation that broadens the definition of abortion and adds requirements before a woman may undergo the procedure.Read More »