Voters are electing two governors, some big-city mayors and one member of Congress in an election dominated by local and state races.Read More »
Gov. Doug Ducey has no interest in removing any Confederate monuments on state land even in the wake of weekend violence after a racist demonstration in Virginia.Read More »
President Donald Trump says he may grant a pardon to former Sheriff Joe Arpaio following his recent conviction in federal court, prompting outrage among critics who say the move would amount to an endorsement of racism.Read More »
The revelation that alleged Alexandria, Virginia shooter James Hodgkinson was a Bernie Sanders volunteer whose social media postings were filled with anti-Trump and anti-Republican rhetoric brought a round of recriminations from some Arizona Republicans who blamed the “left” for the attack.Read More »
The Veterans Affairs Department said Monday it has reached financial settlements with three employees who faced retaliation after filing whistleblower complaints about the troubled Phoenix VA hospital.Read More »
Three U.S. cigarette makers say they have reached a settlement with 17 states, Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico to resolve a dispute over payments required under a 1998 anti-smoking agreement.Read More »
Arizona’s Independent Redistricting Commission system was established in 2000 to bring transparency and accountability to what had traditionally been a behind-closed-doors process, and to eliminate the incentive to protect incumbent lawmakers’ election odds using creative line drawing.
Now, two former state lawmakers are spearheading a campaign that uses online software to up the ante.
Brewer's attorney Joe Kanefield said he wasn't at all concerned about yesterday's ruling by a Virginia federal judge's decision to throw out a private law school's lawsuit against the individual mandate in the federal health care reform package.Read More »
A coalition of 13 states has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold an Arizona law penalizing businesses that knowingly hire illegal immigrants.Read More »
While Arizona’s new immigration law has been called the toughest in the nation, it wasn’t the first government to try a strict enforcement approach to the immigration problem.Read More »