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Contending one and maybe two congressional races were stolen from them, Republican legislators have approved a measure to finesse election laws to keep out the Libertarians who they say are taking votes from their candidates.
Surrounded by what could be the new, more moderate legislative majority, Gov. Jan Brewer signed legislation Monday to expand Medicaid in Arizona.
Arizonans may get another chance to decide of whether gays should be able to wed.
PHOENIX -- Saying federal law trumps state, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that Arizona cannot demand proof of citizenship from individuals who use a federal voter registration form.
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has signed a law expanding the state's Medicaid program following her victory over conservatives in her own party opposed to embracing a key part of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.
WASHINGTON — Mounting scandals at the Internal Revenue Service are jeopardizing critical funding for the agency as it gears up to play a big role in President Barack Obama's health care law.
Republicans are "in a demographic death spiral" and will fail in their effort to win the presidency if the party blocks an immigration overhaul, a leading GOP senator said Sunday.
Legislative Republicans used the final hours of the just-ended legislative session to shove through a series of changes in election laws that could give them advantages in future elections.
There was a time when conservative Republicans could get whatever they wanted through the Arizona Legislature.
Historic preservation is often challenging, but protecting Arizona’s historic buildings and neighborhoods is critical to economic growth, strengthening home values and maintaining Arizona’s identity.
State lawmakers were moving toward finally adjourning their 151-day session late Thursday -- but not before setting the stage for constituents to have to start paying taxes on what they buy from catalogs and on the World Wide Web.
Not waiting for formal gubernatorial approval, foes of her Medicaid expansion already are moving to undo at the ballot box and in court what they could not block at the Legislature.
Mesa Chamber of Commerce board member Kevin Thompson announced his intent to run for the Mesa City Council in a press release released last week.
Tired of waiting for action, Gov. Jan Brewer forced lawmakers back to the Capitol late Tuesday to approve her budget and Medicaid expansion.
In Spanish and English, the Senate pushed contentious immigration legislation over early procedural hurdles with deceptive ease on Tuesday as President Barack Obama insisted the “moment is now” to give 11 million immigrants in the United States illegally a chance at citizenship.
Local industry leaders and elected officials converged at the recent ribbon cutting and grand opening event for TrustBank in Mesa. Pictured (from left): Sally Harrison, Mesa Chamber of Commerce president and CEO; Sandra Hudson, TrustBank Arizona president; John Kermicle, TrustBank board of directors; Hugh Hallman, former Tempe Mayor; Bruce Runyon, TrustBank President and CEO; Dr. Michael Crow, Arizona State University president; Michael Thomas, TrustBank board of directors; Scott Smith, Mesa Mayor. [Mesa Chamber of Commerce photo]
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors has unanimously selected county Assessor Keith Russell to fill the East Mesa justice of the peace vacancy.
It’s only been a week since the 1-cent sales tax went off the books, but area economists and businesses do not expect to see much if any increase in retail sales in the foreseeable future due in part to consumers having little idea the increase ended.
Characters are frequently urged to "release the beast" in "The Purge," a high-concept home-invasion shocker set in a future where one night a year, all crime is legal. But what should be a clammy exercise in claustrophobic, queasy tension becomes, in the hands of writer/director James DeMonaco, an underpowered compendium of over-familiar scare tactics and sledgehammer-subtle social satire. The intriguingly nightmarish premise may well rustle up a decent opening weekend for a picture that comes with the imprimatur of producer Michael Bay before the lukewarm word of mouth hastens its trip to DVD and VOD.
The state's more than 38,000 medical marijuana users are in no danger of losing their medication, at least not at the ballot box.
The Gilbert Unified School District governing board again voted Tuesday against discussing a future budget override ballot issue.
Dawn Oliphant was named Queen Creek vice mayor, a one-year term, by the Queen Creek Town Council Wednesday.
“Gloat. Gloat. Gloat. Randy Parraz and Lilia Alvarez: I was getting sick of seeing your seedy signature-gatherers lurking around the Mesa Library. We like Joe because he ‘gets ‘er done’ in spite of Obama, the Arizona Republic and the Courts. I just wish he was about 50 years old so we could look forward to 40 years with him as sheriff.”
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