Tucson officials say the city has secured a $63 million federal grant for its modern streetcar project.Read More »
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The Hopi reservation sticks out like a sore thumb on the state's congressional map. Instead of being in the same district as the larger Navajo Nation, which surrounds it, the Hopi land is connected by the Colorado River to residents in the far western side of the state.Read More »
The guns-on-campus bill is back. And John Kavanagh has a new plan to stop an education association from using taxpayer money to influence elections.
Both proposals were among the 20 bills that lawmakers had filed as of Dec. 22 in anticipation of the upcoming legislative session, which will kick off Jan. 10.
The U.S. Census Bureau confirmed what local politicos had long expected, that Arizona will gain a ninth congressional seat.
But states with far less growth grabbed new seats that Arizona hoped would be its tenth.
As a Republican activist for more than 35 years, I am sorry to say that I cannot be very optimistic about the resurgence of Republicans.Read More »
Harper is renewing his goal of allowing faculty with concealed weapons permits to carry firearms on colleges and universities. His H2001 has already gained the attention of national gun-control groups, which claim the legislation would hamper law enforcement officers responding to campus shootings.Read More »
We should know Tuesday whether the Phoenix Catholic Diocese ends its relationship with a Phoenix hospital ordered to comply with church teachings or else lose its Catholic status.Read More »
Peoria city attorneys are drafting an ordinance requiring pharmacies to fingerprint customers before they can pick up certain prescriptions.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer is asking congressional leaders and members of Arizona's own delegation to Washington to eliminate budget busting requirements for state Medicaid programs.Read More »
As Gov. Jan Brewer prepares for a session that will be dominated by budget deficits and taxes, she’ll have a new, experienced hand to help guide her following a recent staff shake-up that sent several of her top policy advisors to state agencies.Read More »