A handful of senators have revived a proposal to allow Arizona to ignore federal laws, setting up more potential showdowns between the state and the Obama administration.Read More »
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Advocates for government transparency are objecting to language in an education bill that would prevent the public from reviewing school principals’ performance appraisals. At present, whether the public has access to those performance appraisals depends largely on the policies of individual school districts. But HB 2823, authored by Rep. Doris Goodale, R-Kingman, would specifically exempt principals’ evaluations from public disclosure.Read More »
Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum has scheduled two public appearances in Arizona in addition to appearing in a debate to be held Feb. 22 in Mesa.Read More »
After American Indians led silent prayers at sunrise, dozens marked Arizona’s 100th birthday Tuesday by trekking a mile to the State Capitol, following a volunteer dressed as George W.P. Hunt, the state’s first governor.Read More »
A senator who wants to create an armed volunteer force that can stop crimes along the Arizona-Mexico border repeated claims Tuesday that terrorist organizations based in the Middle East have formed alliances with drug cartels to the south.Read More »
Two northeastern Arizona tribes would waive their rights to water from the Little Colorado River in exchange for the promise of groundwater delivery projects under legislation introduced Tuesday in Congress.Read More »
The case of a woman barred from running for city council in an Arizona border town because she isn't fluent in English has raised questions about the 120-year-old law used to kick her off the ballot.Read More »
The director for the U.S. Bureau of Land Management in Arizona will take the oath of office Tuesday.Read More »
After just four days, Ron Barber has raised more money and attracted more contributors than some campaigns have gotten in months.
Through the online Democratic fundraising PAC ActBlue, Barber raised about $110,000 from 1,715 contributors through Monday morning, according to his campaign.
Mitt Romney campaigns in Arizona on Monday as he tries to build on a narrow win in the Maine caucuses over the weekend.Read More »