A bill that would significantly ratchet up local law enforcement’s ability to pursue illegal immigrants moved forward last week amid exultation, protest and deal-making.Read More »
As the House prepared to vote on S1070, protesters took to the Capitol lawn with chants, megaphones and drums. Supporters of the bill showed up in kind, and antagonistic jabs were lobbed across the courtyard.Read More »
A judge has denied the request for a jury trial made by an Arizona lawmaker ordered removed from office for violating the state's public campaign financing law.Read More »
A bill to strengthen Arizona's reporting requirements on abortion will be heading to Gov. Jan Brewer, a past supporter of measures to restrict abortions.Read More »
Arizona recognizes Green Party as official party.Read More »
Dozens of people rallying Wednesday at the State Capitol urged Gov. Jan Brewer to veto a bill that would require local law enforcement to assist in enforcing federal immigration law.Read More »
To attract new businesses and create jobs in Arizona, Gov. Jan Brewer isn't looking to restructure or revamp the Department of Commerce. She's looking to eliminate it.
Brewer on April 14 announced plans to scrap the entire department and replace it with the Arizona Commerce Authority, a private sector-led operation that would narrow the state's economic development efforts to a handful of key industries.
U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is seeking more than $73 million in congressional earmarks for various projects in Congressional District 8.Read More »
Nogales is not in the congressional district of U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. Nevertheless, the congresswoman is seeking $3 million in federal funds to replace a downtown Nogales border fence.Read More »
Three U.S. Court of Appeals judges in San Francisco listened to arguments Monday over a lawsuit challenging whether matching funds provided through Arizona's Clean Elections law are constitutional.Read More »