A newly formed commission for choosing judicial nominees in Pinal County doesn’t meet state constitutional requirements that set the composition of the panel, legal experts say.Read More »
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Six school districts in Arizona have done compliance work to avoid hefty federal fines for asbestos violations.Read More »
Substitute teacher Teresa Ottesen Binder said she has the nerve to shoot to kill if faced with a threat at her school.
“And I have the skill to do it,” Binder said.
Pinal County supervisors are delaying their vote until next month on the controversial reclassification plan of Sheriff Paul Babeu.Read More »
Pinal County’s conversion to a new way of choosing judges is off to a rough start as Democrats show no interest in applying for the bench and volunteers are lacking for a nomination committee.Read More »
By all appearances, Democrat Ann Kirkpatrick has won the race to represent Arizona’s expansive 1st Congressional District. Her Republican opponent, Jonathan Paton, however, has not conceded, saying that he is waiting to see how the uncounted ballots may affect the outcome.Read More »
More than 600,000 early and provisional ballots statewide have yet to be processed and counted, Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett said Wednesday.Read More »
A statewide insurance pool that covers sheriff's volunteers in 11 counties is changing its policies to exclude the armed volunteer posse that Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu plans to deploy to scan the desert for smugglers.Read More »
Pinal County's sheriff plans to create an armed, all-volunteer posse to help spot drug smugglers and do intelligence support.Read More »
Republican candidate Joe Ortiz quickly sought to manage the potential damage to his campaign by revelations he was booked twice by police, owning up to his arrest record but also emphasizing he has been open about it.Read More »