Gov. Jan Brewer named former Rep. Ted Vogt as the next director of the Arizona Department of Veterans’ Services. Brewer said Vogt’s military background makes him “uniquely qualified” for the position. Vogt is a former U.S. Air Force intelligence officer and commander of an anti-terrorism unit.Read More »
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A federal court jury in Tucson is expected to begin deliberations Thursday in the criminal case against former Arizona Congressman Rick Renzi.Read More »
TUCSON — More than 30 documents in the 2011 Tucson shooting rampage that wounded former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords should remain sealed because they still contain sensitive information, federal prosecutors said Monday.Read More »
Tucson has two new local gun laws that supporters say will help police investigate gun-related crimes.Read More »
A Democratic women's leadership group has named former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords its Woman of the Year.Read More »
In the chaotic moments after a gunman wounded Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, investigators quickly turned a patrol car into a makeshift whiteboard, using markers to scrawl relevant information about the investigation.Read More »
A member of the coalition of Senate Republicans who broke away from the majority party and voted for Gov. Jan Brewer’s Medicaid expansion proposal is contemplating whether to run for office in 2014.
Sen. Bob Worsley, R-Mesa, said that while he intends to run at this point, the decision is one he must still mull over in the coming year – and any reservations he has to running have nothing to do with his vote on Medicaid.
Even though Republican Rep. Ethan Orr of Tucson was listed as benefiting from only $566 spent by lobbyists, he ranked No. 3 among the most lobbied lawmakers during the first quarter.Read More »
A lawsuit challenging a 2012 state law that would require Arizona's local governments to move their elections to even-numbered years is now on track to go to trial.Read More »
Officials in Phoenix and Tucson say it’s no longer viable to organize gun buyback programs now that a state law will require the guns to be sold back into circulation, not destroyed.Read More »