Lawyers representing Latinos who accuse Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's office of racial profiling are asking a federal judge to block Immigration and Customs Enforcement employees from being called to testify by the sheriff's lawyers at a trial.Read More »
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A senator who believes Middle-Eastern terrorist groups are active in Mexico and Central America persuaded her colleagues to advance a proposal that would create an armed volunteer force to help apprehend criminals who illegally enter the United States.
The Senate passed the measure today by a vote of 20-10.
Arizona Republicans head to the polls Tuesday to help pick a presidential nominee.Read More »
State Rep. Daniel Patterson is rejecting calls by Democratic legislative leaders and an Arizona Democratic Party official that the Tucson Democrat resign from the Legislature.Read More »
Until now, visions of Arizona homes powered by renewable energy have centered mostly on rooftop solar panels or huge solar power plants in the desert.Read More »
U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is looking to put Gov. Jan Brewer on the hot seat on the eve of April’s SB1070 U.S. Supreme Court hearing when his subcommittee conducts a hearing on state-level illegal immigration enforcement efforts.Read More »
Unable to shepherd an abortion bill out of a House committee, pro-life advocates are resorting to a common legislative maneuver to revive the proposal.Read More »
The Arizona House has approved a bill to create an elective high school course about the Bible and its role in Western culture.Read More »
“Extremist” bills inspired by the tea party movement are taking the Legislature’s attention away from issues important to Arizonans, such as jobs, fixing schools and making government accountable, House Democratic leaders said Monday.Read More »