Toothless resolution on elections equipment flagged for supervisors
Senate Majority Leader Sonny Borrelli, R-Lake Havasu City, reminded county boards of supervisors on Monday that the Legislature passed an amendment on elections equipment back in April, but the resolution doesn’t have the power of a law and can’t be upheld.
Disabled vets getting short-changed
Please introduce legislation now to set compensation at least at the level of the National Average Wage Index for all types of totally and permanently disabled veterans.
Biden Manufacturing Plan Requires Major Increase in U.S. Mining
Instead of increased reliance on mineral production in China, a major polluter, Washington should encourage domestic mining under world-leading environmental and labor standards. Turning a blind eye to China’s pollution, labor abuses, and human rights violations should no longer be tolerated.
McCain and Flake take lead in opposing immigration ban
Arizona’s two U.S. senators quickly emerged as the leading Republican opposition to President Donald Trump’s order suspending the admission of all refugees for 120 days and blocking the entry of citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries.
Senator blasts administration’s fight against Islamic State
The Obama administration's fight against the Islamic State is at risk of becoming a "grinding failure for our nation," an influential Republican senator said Tuesday in a broadside that illustrated the mounting frustrations in Congress with the U.S. strategy to defeat the extremist group.
Arizonans face choices as Real ID-compliant licenses approach
If your Arizona driver’s license expires April 1 or later, you’re going to have to decide whether you trust the federal government with your information.
US House GOP candidate Rogers uses beheading video in ad
A House Republican candidate is using video footage moments before the beheading of American James Foley in a campaign ad slamming Arizona Democratic Rep. Kyrsten Sinema as weak on national security.
Tucson invokes ‘national security’ to avoid detailing cell-phone tracking program
The chief attorney for the city of Tucson is telling a judge that national security could be compromised if it is forced to disclose some documents about how it uses equipment it has purchased to track cell phone users.
US launches media campaign on immigration dangers
Overwhelmed by a surge in illegal immigration, especially by unaccompanied children, the U.S. government has launched a $1 million international media campaign warning families in Central America that it's best to stay at home.
Arizona lawmakers give cool reception to deal on Iran’s nuclear program
Several Arizona lawmakers have weighed in on the Obama administration’s weekend announcement of an agreement intended to limit Iran’s nuclear program – and most are not pleased.
With Napolitano out, Arizonans are wary of new Homeland Security chief
When former Arizona Gov. Janet Napolitano stepped down as the Department of Homeland Security secretary in August, the reaction from policymakers along Arizona’s border with Mexico was mixed.
Obama to hold meeting on immigration reform
President Barack Obama has marshaled the likes of former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, the mayors of New York and San Antonio and Philadelphia's police commissioner in an attempt to show wide and varied support for an overhaul of the nation's immigration laws.