LGBTQ, Supreme Court, Arizona, Colorado
Jul 18, 2023

Arizona advocates fear long-term impact of court’s discrimination ruling

Advocates say a Supreme Court ruling that struck down anti-discrimination protections will likely have little immediate impact in Arizona – beyond confusion – but they worry it opens the door to abuses down the road.

Mar 6, 2019

Proposed restriction on use of mugshots moves step closer to law

State lawmakers are moving to make it illegal to publish someone's publicly available booking photos on the internet for commercial purposes.

Jul 14, 2015

Ward makes it official: She seeks to topple McCain in GOP primary

State Sen. Kelli Ward has officially launched her bid to wrest the Republican nomination from U.S. John McCain, challenging Arizona’s senior senator and former presidential candidate from the right on a host of issues, most notably illegal immigration and border security.

Jun 9, 2015

Hackers hit Department of Weights and Measures website

The Department of Weights and Measures’ website is out of commission after a weekend attack by a hacking group known as the Middle East Cyber Army.

May 8, 2015

Dear Gov. Ducey: NAU asst. prof. has 1-way pen pal relationship with governor

Nicole Walker almost met the governor. In April, Gov. Doug Ducey spoke at the installation ceremony for the new president of Northern Arizona University, where Walker is an assistant professor teaching undergraduate and graduate classes in poetry and creative nonfiction.

Dec 12, 2013

Arizona sees rise in health marketplace enrollees

Arizonans are beginning to warm to the new federal health insurance marketplace, but actual enrollment numbers for new private policies that will take effect Jan. 1 are still extremely low.

Dec 10, 2013

Border fence: Once again, the $264,000 question goes unanswered

A legislative panel that is looking into border security skirted a nagging question at a meeting this morning – what to do with roughly $260,000 that was raised to build a fence on the U.S.-Mexico border.

Dec 9, 2013


Arizona, other states retaliate against ‘revenge porn’

Sparked by a new law approved by the California legislature this fall, Arizona is one of several states where lawmakers are proposing bills to criminalize “revenge porn.”

Nov 19, 2013

GOP outlines strategy to unseat freshmen Arizona Democrats in Congress

The midterm congressional elections are still a year off, but the Republican Party started ratcheting up its campaign this week against three freshman Arizona Democrats it has targeted in the race.

Nov 5, 2013

Arizona Democrats tout Obamacare benefits, despite problems with rollout

Despite the troubled rollout of the Affordable Care Act, Arizona Democrats touted the law’s “many, many positive aspects” and showcased one woman Monday who successfully got health insurance through healthcare.gov.

Oct 28, 2013

Forget apps: In Congress, there’s a caucus for that, and Arizonans join up

WASHINGTON – Shipbuilding may not seem like a vital issue for arid, landlocked Arizona, but Rep. Trent Franks, R-Glendale, joined the Congressional Shipbuilding Caucus – along with 23 other caucuses and working groups.

SRP panel gives final approval to $1M donation
Oct 28, 2013

Rail and roads

The iArizona Committee is headed by Mesa Mayor Scott Smith and backed by a broad coalition of local politicians, construction contractors and business interests. Their ultimate goal is to boost Arizona’s economy and status as a transportation hub connecting Los Angeles, Dallas and Mexico, as well as linking Arizona’s manufacturing and economic hubs to one another.