The U.S. government will invest nearly $50 million in water conservation and reuse projects in 12 drought-stricken Western states, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced Wednesday.Read More »
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Western states need to band together to get the federal government to relinquish control of lands in Arizona and elsewhere, a Utah legislator told a group of Arizona lawmakers Wednesday morning.Read More »
The Mormon church announced a campaign Tuesday for new laws that protect gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people from discrimination while somehow also protecting people who assert their religious beliefs.Read More »
Mohave County's sheriff says he'll cast a critical eye on a polygamous community on the Arizona-Utah line.Read More »
Frustrated by the influx of undocumented immigrants being bused and flown to Arizona from Texas, an Arizona state senator wants to militarize the state’s borders, but not the one with Mexico.Read More »
Arizona may be the first state to consider legislation designed to hinder the National Security Agency’s ability to spy within its borders.Read More »
Arizona lawmakers, business leaders and economists face a daunting task as they try to make any changes to the state’s income tax rates and tax system.Read More »
Arizona is returning to its gold rush roots with a bill that would make precious metals legal currency.Read More »
The Arizona Senate is poised to take a final vote on a bill to recognize gold and silver as legal tender in the state, but officials are at least a year away — if not longer — from setting up a system for Arizonans to use gold and silver to make purchases.Read More »
A bill spawned by police corruption in a polygamist town received unanimous approval Tuesday in the House Government Committee.
And while the bill passed easily and has support of police unions, sparks flew when a Utah civil rights attorney who spoke against the measure suggested the U.S. Department of Justice and Arizona Peace Officer Standards and Training Board could address corrupt police departments.