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Attorneys for immigrant rights groups asked the U.S. Supreme Court Monday to rebuff a last-ditch attempt by the state to start prosecuting people for harboring and transporting those not in the country legally.
The state House voted Thursday to put a five-year lifetime cap on government-funded health – but not for everyone.
Legislators balked Wednesday at the idea of lowering income taxes if Arizona can start getting online retailers to begin collecting state sales taxes.
TUCSON — Nicknamed "Old Pueblo," Tucson is a city with many faces. It's a college town. It's an artist town. It's even still a Wild West town. Every February, southern Arizona's biggest city, located 115 miles (185 kilometers) below Phoenix, keeps schools open on President's Day but closes them later in the week for the annual Tucson Rodeo Parade.
When I was studying to be a rabbi, I spent several years doing volunteer service work in India, Thailand, El Salvador, Ghana, and many other countries. During that time, I heard many wrenching stories from women who had been the victims of violence. They told me they felt powerless, vulnerable, and scared.
WASHINGTON — Even the scoreboards in high school gyms eventually will have to promote good health.
Arizona voters have a constitutional right to wrest control of drawing congressional boundaries from the state Legislature, a federal court ruled late Friday.
Arizona taxpayers may spend $30 million to do little more than find out how good – or bad – a job the federal government does in securing the border.
An Arizona House panel on Monday gave initial approval to a plan to spend $30 million to install 350 miles of "virtual fence" along the state's southern border with Mexico.
More Americans than ever feel our federal government has been permanently taken over by special interests and collectivists.
Warning of federal “atrocities,” former Graham County Sheriff Richard Mack talked to a Senate panel on Wednesday into making it a crime for federal agents to operate in Arizona without first getting written approval from the local sheriff.
They’ve spent years fighting for freedom, but when veterans return home, they are fighting a different battle: unemployment.
A lawsuit challenging Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer's Medicaid expansion plan that was filed by fellow Republicans in the state Legislature was dismissed in a ruling released Saturday, handing Brewer a major victory in her battle against conservative members of her own party.
Federal officials on Friday poured cold water on Arizona House Speaker Andy Tobin's plan to force Medicaid recipients to get a job and to limit their insurance to a maximum of five years, saying the proposals likely run counter to federal law and won't be approved.
Calling the practice a “war on women,” a female legislator wants to make what's been called “female circumcision” a state crime.
Republican standards for immigration reform would benefit businesses
Saying prior court orders have been ignored, environmental groups want a federal judge to force Fort Huachuca to finally determine how it's impacting the San Pedro River and take measures to stop that – or face the possibility of having some of its operations shut down.
There’s a reason Congress’s approval rating is below 10 percent and the President’s is plummeting. It’s not because they can’t work together, as some may think, it’s because the American people don’t trust either party anymore.
Olympia, Wash. - Former Arizona U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who survived a 2011 shooting, testified Tuesday before a Washington state House panel considering an initiative to expand firearm background checks in the state, telling lawmakers that "the nation is counting on you."
U.S. Sen. John McCain hasn't decided whether he'll run for a sixth term, but the former GOP presidential nominee said Tuesday that the Arizona Republican Party's censure of him over the weekend may just have provided the motivation to seek office again.
In a rebuff to state officials, the head of the federal Elections Assistance Commission has rejected Arizona's request to require proof of citizenship by those using a federal form to register to vote.
Cemeteries are filled with the names of the long forgotten, those whose marks on the world are confined within the dash between year one and the final year. Legacies that reach beyond those years on earth are difficult to achieve and belong to the men who define history — for better or worse — and on scales both small and large.
Conceding his plan is likely doomed, a Southern Arizona lawmaker is leading the charge to repeal last year's expansion of the state Medicaid program.
A Mexican firm cannot claim the North American Free Trade Agreement excuses it from having to provide workers' compensation coverage for its employees doing business in Arizona, the state Court of Appeals has ruled.
Tom Patterson’s column, “Marriage gap contributes to inequality,” seems to leave out the harsh realities of inequality in America. Tens of millions of Americans struggle to survive economically, while the wealthiest people are doing very well and corporate profits are at an all time high. In fact, wealth and income inequality is greater today than at any time before the great depression. One family now owns more wealth than the bottom 40 percent of Americans. In recent years 95 percent of all new income has gone to the top 1 percent. How can Mr. Patterson say the “key to the whole deal, the most basic explanation of what’s going on is the marriage gap?” Nations will not survive when so few have so much and so many have so little. It has nothing to do with a “marriage gap.”