Call it a sign of the times. It used to be that education advocates could play up the morality angle — that education needed strong financial support because, well, it was the right thing to do. But now, they are taking a new, pragmatic approach.Read More »
Immigration officials announced that they deported nearly 400,000 undocumented immigrants in fiscal 2011, setting a record for a third consecutive year under the Obama administration.Read More »
Former Congressman Matt Salmon today announced he raised $158,136 in the third quarter of 2011, bringing his total fundraising to $330,424 since announcing his bid to return to Congress.Read More »
Pinal County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Steve Henry said Wednesday that when his deputies go to the border they face a situation similar to a warzone in Afghanistan or Iraq.Read More »
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said Wednesday that immigration officials expect another record-breaking number of deportations when the final numbers for fiscal 2011 are tallied.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer is asking the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to revisit its recent ruling that a 2009 decision to eliminate domestic partner benefits for state employees is unconstitutional.Read More »
The Governor’s Office announced a major shakeup in Gov. Jan Brewer’s inner circle, with two key staffers who have been with her since the start of her administration leaving for the private sector.Read More »
The Department of Corrections has long been out of compliance with a law requiring the director to complete a cost-benefit analysis comparing private and state-run prisons every two years.
DOC Director Charles Ryan, who took over the job in January 2009, said he started working on his analysis a few months ago.
But House Minority Leader Chad Campbell insists that’s not good enough.
The acting director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the U.S. attorney in Arizona resigned today amid investigations into a flawed law enforcement operation aimed at major gun-trafficking networks on the Southwest border.Read More »
U.S. Attorney for Arizona Dennis Burke resigned today with praise from Washington D.C. and no mention of Operation Fast and Furious, the disastrous and deadly gunrunning scandal that has plagued his office for months.
Burke’s resignation letter was vague in his reasoning to step down and so was his final message to his staff.