Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich have promised to complete a nearly 1,950-mile fence. Michele Bachmann wants a double fence. Ron Paul pledges to secure the nation's southern border by any means necessary, and Rick Perry says he can secure it without a fence — and do so within a year of taking office as president.Read More »
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The Six Flags Great Adventure theme park in New Jersey is home to the Kingda Ka roller coaster.
According to the park’s website, the coaster ranks as tallest in the world, and fastest in North America, with riders rocketing 456 feet high — that’s 45 stories — and then plunging “vertically into a 270-degree spiral.”
A legal challenge to a state program that allows disabled students to attend private schools isn’t stopping school-choice advocates from trying to expand it.Read More »
Community members and organizations are planning protests Wednesday against groups of conservative lawmakers meeting in Scottsdale. Various organizations ranging from labor to civil rights groups plan to protest against the American Legislative Exchange Council's States and Nation Summit.Read More »
Desperate times call for desperate measures, and at the Legislature, those measures have included sweeping money from state funds and agencies.
But now that the fiscal outlook is less bleak, some opponents would like the state to reimburse those funds.
The governor of Sonora, Mexico, defended and even praised his state on its handling of immigration issues during a short press conference Nov. 18 that focused mostly on economic interaction between Arizona and its southern neighbor.Read More »
Despite the apparent lack of any movement toward a specials session since the court clarified its ruling, Pierce insisted lawmakers have plenty of options left.Read More »
A Heber Republican’s crusade to base K-12 finance on student achievement includes a proposal to get rid of the laws that govern public education.Read More »
One of the challenges to having good choices is how inclusive those choices are with respect to the methods of care that Arizona citizens find effective and economic. To the extent those effective methods are not part of the conversation the care offered through the exchange may be inadequate or discriminatory.Read More »
The difficulty of persuading groups to comply with campaign finance reporting laws stems from a more aggressive interpretation of a U.S. Supreme Court decision that gave corporations and labor unions the same speech rights as individuals.Read More »