Rep. Walter Blackman is working on a handful of other criminal justice reform proposals that he hopes will lay the groundwork for what will most likely be a protracted fight.
Jennifer Longdon didn’t need to tell congressional lawmakers Thursday about the harm firearms can do: She showed them, when she rolled her wheelchair into a House hearing on the costs of gun violence.
The U.S. Interior Department appears to have intentionally delayed responses to oversight requests from Rep. Raúl Grijalva, the chairman of the House Natural Resources Committee.
The committee that led the fight to halt future light rail construction in Phoenix missed a deadline to respond to a complaint alleging that it falsely reported the source of $40,000 in contributions.
A legislative panel wants the Arizona Department of Corrections to provide more detailed information on why its correctional officers are leaving the agency, where they’re going and why.
In the midst of a brewing controversy over sex education in Arizona schools, Gov. Doug Ducey’s task force that aims to examine ways to better protect children from sexual abuse had its second meeting.
Arizona House Speaker Rusty Bowers and Senate President Karen Fann are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a Montana ruling that struck down that state’s tax credits for people who contribute money to private school scholarships.
I shudder to think what it would take to get Rep. Tom O’Halleran to recognize the gravity of our present moment and the consequences that will come if Congress fails to do the job it is constitutionally required to do.