Stricter U.S. gun measures are needed to stem the flow of guns to Mexico, where the weapons are fueling violence and leaving people “under siege” with little hope of help from their government, activists said Thursday.Read More »
Arizona has been refunded the money it sent to reopen the Grand Canyon during the partial government shutdown but that wasn't used.Read More »
Tusayan Mayor Greg Bryan told House lawmakers Wednesday that closing Grand Canyon National Park has devastated his town’s economy, and he criticized federal government officials for not acting sooner to reopen it.Read More »
A judge has overturned Maricopa County's zoning ordinance for medical marijuana dispensaries, ruling that the law was a "transparent attempt" to keep the businesses out of unincorporated areas of the county.Read More »
A federal appeals court has upheld a lower court's ruling that bars enforcement of a minor section of Arizona's 2010 immigration law.Read More »
An Arizona appellate court has ruled that Native Americans living on tribal reservations generally can't be prosecuted under state law for failing to register as sex offenders.Read More »
The Arizona Department of Transportation formally banned driver’s licenses for all illegal immigrants who received deferred action from the federal government, potentially heading off a federal court ruling against a similar policy for children who were brought to the country illegally.Read More »
When it comes to possession or use of marijuana, the United States Department of Justice will not focus on enforcement of federal marijuana laws where state laws allow it, a memo released today explains.
Marijuana law reform advocates declared it a victory and identified its broad implications for Arizona and other states.
Interior Secretary Sally Jewell is set to sign off on an agreement that will fund a water delivery system for the White Mountain Apache Tribe.Read More »
Attorney General Tom Horne is asking a court to end Maricopa County Community College District’s practice of offering in-state tuition for illegal immigrants.Read More »