The last several election nights have been very frustrating. Why? Because tons of votes couldn’t be counted and we had to wait days to know the outcome of close races.
As a mother of a child lost to senseless gun violence, Maricopa County Attorney Allister Adel’s recent decision not to charge a Tempe police officer in the death of a teenager hits hard.
There is currently a push underway at our state legislature to take away the public’s ability to elect our utility regulators, and instead have all seats appointed by the governor, or potentially other legislators. This would be a slap in the face to both democracy and the public, who our commissioners are accountable to.
In his State of the State speech last month, Gov. Doug Ducey called for a 2020 ballot measure constitutionally banning “sanctuary cities,” breathing new life into the acrimonious immigration debate.
Tony Valdovinos is a “Dreamer” who sees the world as it is, not as he thinks it should be. It’s a personal philosophy that’s served him well.
As Arizona’s Democratic presidential preference election early ballots are mailed to voters this week and other state primaries continue to roll out, Democratic activists are frenetic.
The grant-based program is dubbed Project Rocket and gives additional, targeted resources to low performing schools with a high percentage of students who live in poverty.
Of all of the lies, misleading statements, and exaggerations in President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address, this statement hit home for me -- because I am a survivor of breast cancer: “I’ve also made an ironclad pledge to American families: We will always protect patients with pre-existing conditions.”
Arizona officials are often quick to tell the federal government to stay out of state business. However, when it comes to local government, Arizona legislators are often quick to interfere in municipal business. This hypocrisy needs to stop.