A group representing marijuana business owners in the West is urging Congress to include language in a government spending bill that would protect pot operations.Read More »
The U.S. government will invest nearly $50 million in water conservation and reuse projects in 12 drought-stricken Western states, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced Wednesday.Read More »
Former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords will begin a nine-state tour in Maine, where she will advocate for tougher gun laws that she says will help protect women and families.Read More »
Despite all the coverage of “medical” marijuana in Arizona, the news media’s own role in promoting this law has gone unreported. Yet it’s an important story.Read More »
In California, a new law makes it a crime for a dog to pursue a bear or bobcat at any time.
In Illinois, it’s now illegal to sell, trade or distribute shark fins.
The National Conference of State Legislatures has compiled a list of laws around the country that went into effect Jan. 1. Here are others, as described by the NCSL.
A coalition of civil rights groups today sued Gov. Jan Brewer over her decision to preclude young illegal immigrants who have been granted relief from deportation from getting an Arizona driver license.Read More »
The Open Government Committee has had the campaign trail all to itself for the past year as it collected signatures and spread the word about the “top-two” primary election system it hopes to create in Arizona.Read More »
The new leader of the Fiesta Bowl says he will be the "chief braggart" for the event's positive aspects as he leads the rehabilitation of one of the premier games in college football.Read More »
Arizona's unemployment rate remains at 9.4 percent after adding a modest 3,400 jobs in December.Read More »
The state of Oregon is suing Apollo Group Inc. of Arizona, the parent company of University of Phoenix, to recover $10 million the state claims it lost from misleading financial statements.Read More »