A 1998 initiative that aimed to open Arizona’s primary elections failed to make it onto the ballot but inadvertently led to the current system in which registered independents can vote in either primary they wish.Read More »
While the recently completed legislative session earned headlines for the passage of a sweeping economic competitiveness package, another new law that will help Arizona’s taxpayers and employers went largely unnoticed.Read More »
Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal has been meeting with lawyers and his top aides in determining whether Tucson Unified School District is in violation of a law that restricts the teaching of ethnic studies.Read More »
Arizona’s medical marijuana law continues to pay out. The payoff isn’t so great for sickened would-be patients and convalescing recreational users, as it is for journalists and attorneys.Read More »
Since the May 24 announcement by Gov. Jan Brewer and Attorney General Tom Horne that they would seek judicial clarification of the conflict between longstanding federal drug laws and Arizona’s new medical marijuana law in federal court, proponents of the new law have been preparing legal recourse designed to put the medical marijuana program back on track.Read More »
An Arizona official has refused to accept an application from prospective operators of a medical marijuana dispensary, setting the stage for a possible legal challenge.Read More »
Arizona officials are taking the state's medical marijuana law to court.Read More »
When school ends May 25 for the Tucson Unified School District, the countdown begins on what is to become of its Mexican American Studies program.
Auditors submitted a draft report on it, and Schools chief John Huppenthal is expected to make his decision on the program’s fate by the end of this month.
Backers of an anti-union ballot measure were incensed last year when the unions successfully got it removed from the ballot, more than a year after lawmakers agreed to send it to voters and after the Legislature had adjourned for the year.Read More »
Arizona’s Independent Redistricting Commission will publicly interview representatives from six law firms Thursday, and could select their legal counsel directly afterward.Read More »