The so-called “party of Lincoln” may have helped free the slaves, but it has spent the bulk of its history since building a record of discrimination against people of color.
A judge’s order prohibits Rep. David Stringer from turning over a document sought by the House Ethics Committee in its investigation into sex crime charges he faced in Maryland the early 1980s, according to the Arizona Supreme Court.
Phoenix officially has a new mayor. Mayor Kate Gallego took the oath of office Thursday morning at the Orpheum Theatre in the city’s downtown.
An attorney for Rep. David Stringer said he won’t release a document that the House Ethics Committee has subpoenad as part of its probe into sex crimes charges he faced in Maryland in 1983.
Nonprofits and church leaders overwhelmed by the daily release from federal custody of hundreds of migrant families have for weeks asked for local and state leaders to assist and support what they say is a humanitarian crisis. However, neither Gov. Doug Ducey’s office or City of Phoenix leaders have offered a plan to assist. Two Phoenix councilmembers punted the issue back to the federal government.
The House Ethics Committee on Wednesday rejected a request from embattled Rep. David Stringer to keep sensitive documents secret as it investigates sex crime charges he faced in Maryland in the early 1980s.
The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that some undocumented immigrants can be held without bail, possibly years after they have committed a deportable crime, while authorities determine their deportation status.
The Pentagon has identified $150 million for military construction projects in Arizona that could be tapped to fund a border wall, with a $30 million project at Fort Huachuca the likeliest target in the state.