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May 22, 2023

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.

Jun 15, 2022

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.

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Nov 30, 2020

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.

Jan 30, 2017

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.

Apr 5, 2016

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.

Dec 21, 2015

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.

Oct 7, 2014

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.

Sep 16, 2014

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.

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer helps out a few boys who are trying to make phone calls as they are joined by hundreds of mostly Central American immigrant children that are being processed and held at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Nogales Placement Center on Wednesday, June 18, 2014, in Nogales, Ariz. CPB provided media tours Wednesday of two locations in Brownsville, Texas, and Nogales, that have been central to processing the more than 47,000 unaccompanied children who have entered the country illegally since Oct. 1. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, Pool)
Jul 3, 2014

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.

Nov 26, 2013

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.

Oct 28, 2013

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.

Apr 18, 2011

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.