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PHOENIX -- A Flagstaff lawmaker is hoping to throw a new roadblock in the path of those who want to legalize marijuana in Arizona.
Only thing is, his plan may be too little -- and too late.
PHOENIX (AP) — Federal authorities say an immigrant was out on bond and awaiting deportation hearings when he killed a Phoenix-area convenience store clerk over a pack of cigarettes.
Calling the idea unfair, a House panel voted Monday to bar city police departments from telling police officers how many traffic tickets they are expected to issue each day, week or month.
Representing more than 2,500 businesses across all industry sectors in Arizona, the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce understands the need for clean air and a healthy and safe environment in which to live, work and play. However, the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed state-specific carbon dioxide emission guidelines would result in Arizona facing one of the most stringent restrictions in the nation.
The attitude of the general public towards our service members has changed for the better since those days of Vietnam but, in many respects since then, it’s been lip service from those who are responsible for public policies and investment in our veterans and their families. As an institution, the VA has failed many of us largely, both as a result of inattention on the part of those elected officials who were supposed to be watching out for our best interest, but also because the managers of that system first lied to themselves and then to the gatekeepers.
By now, I’m sure you know about our new graduation requirement in Arizona: Passing a civics test, a test based on the one prospective citizens take in order to become Americans.
PHOENIX -- Ever feel like a cop wrote you a ticket just to meet a quota?
“The NFL football league should adopt a new policy. The home team supplies ALL the footballs. The NFL supplies ALL the footballs for the Super Bowl. No more ‘inflatagate.’ Problem solved.”
PHOENIX -- Saying "dreamers'' are here legally, a federal judge late Thursday permanently blocked the state from denying them licenses to drive.
PHOENIX -- Calling the state of education in Arizona "poor,'' the new superintendent of public instruction urged more money for teachers, less focus on job training and an end to the "roller coaster of dramatic changes'' in what and how students are taught.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Refusing to bend to the new Republican Congress, President Barack Obama unveiled Tuesday night an ambitious State of the Union agenda steeped in Democratic priorities, including tax increases on the wealthy, education and child-care help for the middle class and a torrent of veto threats for the GOP's own plans.