More Arizona Articles

  • CNN: 40 vets die waiting for care from Veterans Affairs in Phoenix

    More than three dozen veterans died waiting for treatment from the Department of Veterans Affairs' Phoenix facilities, CNN reported Wednesday evening. Citing sources including a recently retired doctor from the Phoenix VA and internal emails, the network said many of the 40-plus vets had been...

  • Jan Brewer vetoes bill limiting Medicaid to 5 years

    A bill that would have forced able-bodied Medicaid recipients to get a job and would have limited some to a maximum of five years of insurance was vetoed Tuesday by Gov. Jan Brewer.

  • Arizona Senate sides with ridesharing services Uber, Lyft

    PHOENIX (AP) — Calling Uber a cutting-edge concept, the Arizona Senate on Tuesday approved a bill that exempts it and other rideshare companies from the same regulations that traditional taxi and limo companies have. The amended bill exempts rideshare companies from the commercial insurance...

  • Court won't hear Arizona appeal over harboring ban

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court won't hear an appeal from the state of Arizona over a ruling that blocked enforcement of part of Arizona's 2010 immigration law. The justices had no comment Monday on their order declining to review the ruling that barred police from arresting people for...

  • Phoenix Fire Department loses keys for businesses

    PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Fire Department said Monday it can't account for hundreds of keys for lock boxes that allow firefighters responding to fires or alarms to enter thousands of businesses and apartment complexes when they are closed. Deputy Chief David Carter blamed poor record keeping...

  • Arizona governor signs manufacturer tax cut law

    PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer on Friday signed into law a bill that eliminates sales taxes on electricity and natural gas purchased by manufacturers and mining smelters, a move she said was needed to make the state more attractive to large businesses. Brewer signed Senate Bill 1413...

  • Court extends stay on new Arizona abortion rules

    A federal appeals court panel on Tuesday issued an injunction blocking new Arizona abortion restrictions that are considered the most stringent in the nation, saying women likely would suffer irreparable harm if the rules are allowed to take effect.

  • Arizona's Tent City Jail: Where prisoners wear pink underwear, eat meatless meals and swelter in the 120-degree heat

    Tent City in Arizona was built in 1994 at the behest of the county’s showy sheriff, Joe Arpaio, who the previous year had run on a strict law-and-order platform. Inside one of the best-known jails in America.

  • Arizona AG warns of scammers claiming to be utility companies

    PHOENIX (Legal Newsline) – Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne warned consumers on Wednesday about multiple scams related to local utility companies, including Tucson Electric Power, Arizona Public Service and Salt River Project. Scammers posing as TEP, APS and SRP employees are...

  • Arizona is on the cutting edge of key national issues

    PHOENIX — The Grand Canyon State is ahead of the curve. From gay rights, to border security and immigration, to the rise of Latino-American politicians, to absorbing military cuts, Arizona has been busy adjudicating the issues that states across the nation will soon be facing, debating and...

  • Rep. Ron Barber: Fired up and ready to go

    Does Rep. Ron Barber have the sheer force of will to win re-election? “I want it as bad as I’ve wanted anything in my life,” said the Arizona Democrat, who was first sworn into office in June 2012.

  • Joe Arpaio does it his way as the controversial sheriff of Arizona's Maricopa County

    PHOENIX — Sitting behind his desk at the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office, a metal Glock pin glistening on his tie, Joe Arpaio brags, "My office is twice the size of the governor's." On the wall hangs a picture of the sheriff standing with a grinning Barack Obama, as if the president himself...

  • Tucson to receive $5.5M in Grace & Co. settlement

    TUCSON, Ariz. (Legal Newsline) – The City of Tucson, Ariz., will get $5.5 million in a settlement with W.R. Grace & Co. after a 12 year legal battle. Grace & Co. allegedly used asbestos products when fireproofing several city buildings during construction. Leo Rich Theatre Grace...

  • Former White House staffer Ronnie Cho declines an Arizona congressional run

    Former White House staffer Ronnie Cho has decided against a congressional run in Arizona, ending speculation about whether he would jump into a crowded Democratic primary in the state's 7th Congressional District. "I've been planning and looking at what I would have to do to build an...

  • Darrell Issa: Reprimand of 'Fast and Furious' official justifies Eric Holder contempt lawsuit

    Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., said former Arizona U.S. Attorney Dennis Burke “undoubtedly deserved” the reprimand he received from the Arizona State Bar for leaking information to the press about the gun-running operation. Issa said it also justifies the GOP-led lawsuit against Holder for...



From the Weekly Standard

  • The Closing of the Academic Mind

    From Brandeis on the Atlantic to Azusa on the Pacific, an iron curtain has descended across academia. Behind that line lie all the classrooms of the ancient schools of America. Wesleyan, Brown,...

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  • Why Not an Open Convention?

    When the Republican National Committee adopted a new primary calendar in January, few people fully thought through the impact. Successfully and necessarily fighting the last war, Chairman Reince...

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  • NATO Is Still the Answer

    The continuing Ukraine crisis raises both a critical “what if?” question and a pressing policy issue. What if, in April 2008, the Europeans had not rejected President Bush’s proposal to...

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