Gov. Jan Brewer says Arizona's Department of Veterans' Services has helped more than 200 homeless vets off the streets.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer named former Rep. Ted Vogt as the next director of the Arizona Department of Veterans’ Services. Brewer said Vogt’s military background makes him “uniquely qualified” for the position. Vogt is a former U.S. Air Force intelligence officer and commander of an anti-terrorism unit.Read More »
Democratic Rep. Bruce Wheeler and political novice Stephanie Mach are pushing out Republican Rep. Ted Vogt in Tucson’s Legislative District 10.Read More »
On a recent Thursday night at a barbeque restaurant on Tucson’s east side, Rep. Ted Vogt sat in the front row of a PowerPoint presentation about the dangers on the U.S.-Mexico border, watching as a former Border Patrol agent clicked through slides of headless bodies that have been dismembered by drug cartels.Read More »
The House on Wednesday passed a bill that aims to redefine what constitutes an intersection, despite warnings by police that the change will lead to more traffic fatalities.
The new definition would give would-be red-light runners extra time to get through an intersection without breaking the law.
A provision in an Arizona bill that riled Twitter and Facebook users for making it criminal to annoy or offend someone online has been dropped. Legislators this week amended a proposal updating state harassment and stalking laws to include smartphones and cyber communication.Read More »
After two hours of back-and-forth discussion, the House Ethics Committee today voted to recommend Rep. Daniel Patterson’s expulsion from the House of Representatives, and one committee member said to expect a full House vote on the recommendation later this afternoon.Read More »
This week’s most outstanding quips, jibes and utterances.Read More »
Investigators are recommending expulsion for Rep. Daniel Patterson, the Arizona lawmaker accused of beating up his ex-girlfriend, saying he violated ethical standards and that he likely committed numerous other crimes.Read More »
Two state lawmakers say Arizona reduce copper thefts by preventing banning individuals from selling air conditioner parts for scrap and how much dealers can pay for the metal.Read More »