Witnesses who saw portions of the scuffle between Sen. Scott Bundgaard and his then-girlfriend agreed on one thing — he was the aggressor that night.Read More »
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The lawyer who is investigating whether Sen. Scott Bundgaard breached ethical rules over a roadside scuffle with his ex-girlfriend plans to call the woman to the witness stand.Read More »
State government in Arizona in the past three years has made massive cuts to education, given away our money to big corporations, chose to do nothing about foreclosures and hasn’t created a single job. Arizona’s middle-class families are struggling, and Republicans, who control all of state government, went even further to harm middle-class police officers, firefighters and teachers.Read More »
An amended pension-reform bill, sponsored by Arizona Speaker of the House Kirk Adams, barely survived a stormy House committee hearing on Thursday.Read More »
The U.S. Department of Justice is sending a little over $12 million to the Tucson Police Department.Read More »
As the days tick down until the Arizona immigration law takes effect, the state stands as a monument to the anger over illegal immigration that is present in so many places.Read More »
A federal judge did not rule on whether she would prevent Arizona’s strict new illegal immigration law from going into effect, but indicated that she could issue an injunction against portions of S1070 while leaving the rest of the law intact.
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Security is extremely heavy at the federal courthouse in Phoenix where the first hearing on challenges to Arizona's new immigration law will be held.Read More »
Training material unveiled July 1 by the state board charged with guiding police on the enforcement of Arizona’s new immigration law gave a clear message to officers: You are being watched, and certain groups want to see you apply the law with bias.Read More »
Hispanic parents across the state are worried that police officers stationed at schools - whose mission is to become a role model to the students and foster a sense of trust between children and police - will start treating students like suspected law-breakers, after Arizona's new immigration law goes into effect.
Schools are doing their best to downplay the possibility of such a scenario. But the bill’s authors say police officers in Arizona are required to investigate potential state immigration crimes, no matter what beat they're working.Read More »