What would a Western movie be without the familiar saloon fight, the hard drinking customers, the cardsharp trying to cheat patrons out of their hard-earned cash, or the dancing girl hanging on the arm of a lonely miner? Who can forget the steely-eyed Virgil Earp playing an all-night card game with Johnny Behan, Ike Clanton and Tom McLaury in Tombstone’s Occidental Saloon the evening before the shootout at the OK Corral?Read More »
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Push for same-sex marriage initiative comes from the right
Erin Ogletree Simpson has been a Republican her whole life, but a year and a half ago, she had a realization that put her at odds with her party.
Simpson discovered that she is gay.
The House barely passed a farm bill Thursday afternoon, with only one member of the Arizona delegation supporting the measure after House leaders stripped the food stamp program out of it.Read More »
Arizona lawmakers invoked the memory of the 19 fallen Granite Mountain Hotshot firefighters at a hearing Thursday where they urged bureaucrats to improve forest management to prevent such fires in the future.Read More »
A poll commissioned by the National Republican Congressional Committee shows potential GOP challenger Martha McSally in a dead heat with Democratic Congressman Ron Barber.Read More »
State transportation planners have narrowed potential routes for a proposed new rail passenger line between Phoenix and Tucson to three alternatives.Read More »
TUCSON — Leaders of the Tucson Metro Chamber have recently proposed to its members changing the city's nickname from "Old Pueblo" to a name that reflects the city's forward-thinking mindset.Read More »
Doug Cole, a longtime lobbyist and veteran of the Capitol, said freshmen used to simply fall in line with leadership and sit on the back bench to learn during a session or two.Read More »
The most outstanding quips, gibes and utterances from the 2013 Legislative Session.Read More »
TUCSON — A new report by the U.S. Forest Service offers a favorable assessment of a proposed southern Arizona mine, saying it would comply with key environmental requirements and should be approved.Read More »