The Commission on Appellate Court Appointments sent three state Supreme Court nominees to Gov. Jan Brewer today, including two whose names are familiar to her.Read More »
An Arizona Supreme Court decision upholds a state law requiring public officials to be able to comprehend and use the English language.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer’s executive order that directs state agencies to deny public benefits and state identification to young illegal immigrants has created a political firestorm.
Critics have accused the governor of political grandstanding, pandering to the Republican Party’s conservative wing and misunderstanding immigration law. The governor, on the other hand, blamed the Obama administration for the situation.
When unemployment in Yuma ballooned to 22.9 percent in 2009, people were streaming in the other direction. From 2000 to 2010, Yuma’s population surged more than 20 percent, even as the jobless rate continued to climb.Read More »
Chants of “we are the dreamers, mighty mighty dreamers,” reverberated around the state Capitol on Aug.16 as a small group of protestors attempted to march into Gov. Jan Brewer’s office to directly ask her to support them.Read More »
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has signed an executive order directing state agencies to deny driver's licenses and other public benefits to young illegal immigrants who obtain work authorizations under a new Obama administration program.Read More »
With little else to look forward to, rations day on the San Carlos Apache Reservation was an event. As evidenced by this photo, taken about 1895, men, women and children, on horseback, muleback, and accompanied by their dogs, converged on agency headquarters to receive their weekly allotment.Read More »
The committee whose goal is to extend Republicans’ dominance at the state Legislature has so far spent nearly $30,000 on the primary contest between Sen. Rich Crandall, R-Mesa, and Rep. John Fillmore, R-Apache Junction.Read More »
A Maricopa County Superior Court judge has dismissed a lawsuit challenging Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's proclamations declaring a state "day of prayer."Read More »
An Ohio plumber thrust into national politics during the 2008 presidential campaign says the United States needs to build a fence at the Mexico border and "start shooting" at suspected illegal immigrants.Read More »