small businesses, franchisors, franchisees, House bill
Mar 24, 2023

Put small business interests ahead of billionaires

Franchisees play a critical role in Arizona's economy, and it is important to protect their interests. That is why HB2404, which seeks to provide franchisees with greater protections against abuses by franchisors, is so important.

Indian Child Welfare Act, Supreme Court, Indigenous, tribes, Native American families, Morongo Band of Mission Indians, National Indian Child Welfare Association, Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson, Justice Brett Kavanaugh, Arizona, Indiana, Texas
Nov 10, 2022

Justices grapple with legality of Indian Child Welfare Act in marathon hearing

Over the course of three hours Wednesday, the Supreme Court grappled with whether a law meant to keep Indigenous children with Native American families should be overturned as racist and unconstitutional, as critics charge.

Supreme Court, Indian, adoption, Indian Child Welfare Act, child welfare, tribes, DCS
Nov 8, 2022

Supreme Court asked to rule ‘gold standard’ of tribal adoption laws racist

The Supreme Court will consider Wednesday whether the Indian Child Welfare Act is the “gold standard” of child welfare policy or an “outrageous and unconstitutional” law that has outlived its time.

jurors, U.S. Supreme Court, Cochise County Record, David Morgan
Nov 7, 2022

Supreme Court refuses to void Arizona law that allows criminal trials with juries of eight people

It's not allowed in 44 states. But the U.S. Supreme Court refused Monday to void Arizona law, which allows criminal trials to be conducted -- and people to be convicted and sent to prison -- with juries of just eight people.

Ducey, unemployment benefits, Covid pandemic
Aug 30, 2022

Ducey to focus on semiconductors in Taiwan visit

Gov. Doug Ducey arrived in Taiwan on Tuesday for a visit focused on semiconductors, the critical chips that are used in everyday electronics and have become a battleground in the technology competition between the U.S. and China.

oil, EPA, wells, Arizona, infrastructure,
Aug 26, 2022

24 states get $560M for cleanup of wells

The Interior Department is giving Arizona and 23 other states a total of $560 million to start cleaning high-priority derelict oil and gas wells abandoned on state and private land, the department said August 25. 

Aug 11, 2021

Adult high school breaks cycle of poverty

There’s no reason why Arizona can’t experience similar success with The Excel Center model. Like Indiana, there are more than 720,000 Arizona adults who deserve the same chance to complete their high school education.

Jun 10, 2013

CAP abortion language for Medicaid expansion clears committee

A Center for Arizona Policy proposal intended to prevent Gov. Jan Brewer’s Medicaid expansion plan from benefitting abortion providers merited little debate as it passed the House Appropriations Committee as part of a larger pro-life bill.

May 28, 2013

U.S. Supreme Court declines to take Planned Parenthood case similar to one in Arizona

The U.S. Supreme Court’s refusal to hear a case involving an Indiana law that prohibits public funds for Planned Parenthood has no bearing on a similar Arizona case, pro-life advocates and the Arizona attorney general said.

Jan 26, 2012

Ruling: Arizona school voucher program is constitutional

A new court ruling says Arizona's school voucher program for students with disabilities is constitutional.

Dec 16, 2010

20 states ask judge to throw out Obama health law

Attorneys for 20 states fighting the new federal health care law told a judge Thursday it will expand the government's powers in dangerous and unintended ways.

Aug 17, 2010

Arpaio to speak at Indiana GOP events

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, known for his efforts against illegal immigrants, will be speaking at three Republican Party fundraising events around Indiana this week.