Historians like to take the long view. When our forefathers (and they were all men) met in Phoenix slightly more than 100 years ago to adopt a Constitution for the state of Arizona, they drafted a document based on their understanding of the past and expressing their progressive hopes for the future.Read More »
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While Arizona’s legendary 5 Cs together claim a smaller piece of the state’s economic pie, their historical significance remains.Read More »
The Obama administration said Friday that it will begin charging $465 this month for temporary work permits for many young illegal immigrants as it laid out details of one its signature new policies on immigration.Read More »
A decision by the Obama administration to sever agreements that authorized local law enforcers to check people’s legal status will get its first public hearing by a legislative body tomorrow.
The hearing starts at 1:30 p.m. in the House.
Arizona is a dream for comedians and political writers.
Unfortunately, the Arizona Capitol Times July 23 story “Tea party leader says all Muslims a ‘threat’ to U.S.; seeks recall of McCain” on Tea Party organizer Wes Harris wanting to ban all Muslims from working for the federal government and attempting to recall Sen. John McCain crowds out news on “normal” people (like myself) trying to run for office and offering ideas on how to improve the state.
This week's most outstanding quips, gibes and utterances.Read More »
The Open Government Committee has had the campaign trail all to itself for the past year as it collected signatures and spread the word about the “top-two” primary election system it hopes to create in Arizona.Read More »
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security today rescinded agreements that allowed seven Arizona law enforcement agencies to check the immigration status of suspected illegal immigrants, further hindering the state’s ability to enforce SB1070 following the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark ruling today.Read More »
Mitt Romney wants to improve his troubled standing among Hispanic voters while saying as little as possible about immigration. Events keep working against him.Read More »
Supporters of Arizona's SB1070 commended the U.S. Supreme Court today for upholding a key provision in the immigration law that they say is its most important section.Read More »