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Despite the gubernatorial veto of legislation billed as promoting religious freedom, the Center for Arizona Policy has a long history of getting lawmakers and governors – at least Republican governors – to do what it wants.
The decision by Republican lawmakers approve a decision on a measure billed as promoting religious freedom is forcing Gov. Jan Brewer to choose between her desire to promote the state's economy and her own strong religious beliefs.
Two years ago the Republican-controlled Legislature sought to get voters to kill the Citizens Clean Elections Act, claiming it's wrong for politicians to get public money. Now some of those same GOP lawmakers want to belly up to the bar and get handouts of public dollars for everything from sending out communications to constituents to buying tickets for special events.
An Arizona House committee on Thursday unanimously gave its approval to a sweeping bill targeting pimps who traffic minors for sex, a proposal championed by the wife of Sen. John McCain and Gov. Jan Brewer.
A conservative Arizona lawmaker wants to ban state agencies from helping the National Security Agency collect phone and Internet "metadata."
A Senate panel voted late Monday to block state and local police from using information that federal agents obtained without warrants despite claims it could lead to Arizonans dying in terrorist attacks.
A state lawmaker is crafting a fix — one he hopes is legal — to the statewide ban on begging that was struck down last year as unconstitutional.
Today is the 222nd anniversary of the ratification of the Bill of Rights, the first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution that guarantee so many freedoms from government excess that we often take for granted.
The lawyer for Gov. Jan Brewer asked a judge late Friday to block dissident lawmakers from challenging the vote of the majority of their colleagues to expand Medicaid in Arizona.
PHOENIX — Reversing his earlier stance, Secretary of State Ken Bennett now wants to keep caps in place on what candidates can take from individuals and special interests, at least for the time being.
In the summer of 1787, the nation’s most influential lawyers, generals and politicians gathered in Philadelphia with a single purpose: To create a government that was ruled by the people instead of ruling them.
PHOENIX — Hoping to create a change in attitudes, various civil rights groups are taking the first steps today to convince Arizonans that letting gays wed would be a good thing.
Queen Creek continued its undefeated season with a 33-12 victory against visiting Show Low.
PHOENIX — Saying legislators acted unconstitutionally, the Arizona Supreme Court on Friday voided a measure designed to give Gov. Jan Brewer and her successors more choices when selecting judges.
PHOENIX — A federal judge on Wednesday ruled the Arizona Board of Regents did not infringe on the First Amendment Rights of the Arizona Students' Association by cutting off their automatic access to student fees.
Gay Arizonans who legally wed to foreigners in other states will be able to use their status to gain a visa and a path to citizenship for their spouses living here even though Arizona won't recognize their union.
What educational goals are exactly being met by holding “Redneck Day” at a high school are uncertain.
The U.S. Department of Education plans to investigate a controversial "Redneck Day" celebration two months ago at an Arizona high school.
John McCain, appearing on CNN's "State of the Union,'' said he thinks the Florida teen, shot to death by George Zimmerman, got justice.
Last month's U.S. Supreme Court ruling voiding a key section of the Voting Rights Act requires the lines for the state's 30 legislative districts to be redrawn before the 2014 election, an attorney for Republican interest is contending.
Calling the legislation unconstitutional, members of a special screening panel asked the Arizona Supreme Court late Friday to void a law that would require them to give the governor more names from which to select new judges.
Fearing a Democrat political tsunami in 2014, Gov. Jan Brewer urged fellow Republicans on Friday to stop targeting their GOP colleagues who supported her Medicaid expansion.
Since its earliest days, the United States has been a great experiment, testing whether a free people are capable of governing themselves through law, without the need of a king or dictator. King George III of England was the first of a long line of skeptics extending to this day, a line which includes the secessionists who triggered the American Civil War, and, most recently, NSA leaker Edward Snowden.
Arizonans may get another chance to decide of whether gays should be able to wed.
Voters who have seen how medical marijuana works in Arizona may get a chance to extend the ability to use the drug to all other adults.