A judge will hear arguments in a lawsuit seeking to block Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's Medicaid expansion plan early next month.Read More »
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Even as many districts and individual schools have ramped up their instruction, this year's implementation of a 2010 state law may mean an estimated 1,500 Arizona third-graders will be denied promotions to fourth grade for not meeting required reading levelsRead More »
Four current and former members of the state Board of Executive Clemency are each owed about $2,000 in overtime pay, but some are being told they owe the state retirement system even larger amounts.Read More »
An Arizona appellate court has ruled that Native Americans living on tribal reservations generally can't be prosecuted under state law for failing to register as sex offenders.Read More »
Phoenix police officers worked overtime to check nearly 2,000 weapons from a gun-surrender program so they could be destroyed before a new state law required the firearms to instead be sold.Read More »
The Arizona Supreme Court says a new state law changing the nominating process for appeals court judges is unconstitutional.Read More »
When it comes to possession or use of marijuana, the United States Department of Justice will not focus on enforcement of federal marijuana laws where state laws allow it, a memo released today explains.
Marijuana law reform advocates declared it a victory and identified its broad implications for Arizona and other states.
Federal contract spending in Arizona grew more than three times faster than the national rate over the past 20 years, according to a Cronkite News Service analysis of government data.Read More »
Citing an array of potential problems, a Pima County Superior Court judge has ruled that Tucson and Phoenix don’t have to move their elections to the fall of even-numbered years to coincide with state and federal elections.Read More »
A new Arizona court decision says lawsuits filed under a state law to protect vulnerable or incapacitated adults from neglect, abuse and exploitation can be filed against hospitals.Read More »