Law & Government

County treasurer says senator missed the mark on property tax criticism

The Maricopa County Treasurer’s Office said it is fully complying with a law requiring it to mail out annual property tax statements, despite a state senator’s accusation that it’s ignoring the new requirement.Sen. Vince...

Legislator readies defense of ‘heart and soul of SB1070’ as Tucson voters decide on sanctuary city measure

Nearly a decade after the passage of Senate Bill 1070, a Republican lawmaker is ready to defend Arizona’s controversial immigration enforcement law by imposing more penalties as Tucson voters consider limiting the law’s reach...

McSally co-sponsors resolution condemning impeachment inquiry

U.S. Sen. Martha McSally signed onto a resolution condemning House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, a move that could have ramifications in her bruising 2020 campaign.

Epoch Times interviews Farnsworth, conspiracy theorists about DCS

After making headlines for claiming without evidence that the Arizona Department of Child Safety is tied to sex trafficking, Sen. David Farnsworth appears to not be backing down from the claim in an interview with controversial outlet The Epoch Times.

How well does Arizona law protect your online privacy?

what does Arizona do to help protect the online privacy of its residents? A survey finds it only has 4 of 20 key privacy laws.

Arizona higher ed: Deepest cuts, biggest tuition increases since 2008

Arizona students have seen the steepest cut in state support and they have seen the largest tuition increases – and those increases are disproportionately affecting students of color.

Arizonans Biggs, Lesko, among House Republicans who stormed impeachment hearing

Arizona lawmakers were among dozens of Republicans who stormed the House impeachment hearings Wednesday to protest the closed-door depositions and demand that Democrats open the proceedings.

Supervisors schedule vote to suspend indicted assessor

The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors took the first step in temporarily removing county assessor Paul Petersen from office in the wake of his indictment over an alleged adoption fraud scheme, scheduling a meeting for next week so it can vote on a formal suspension.

Arizona Democrats have an opportunity to show real leadership. So why are they blowing it?

Democrats are supposed to be the party that embraces diversity and fights for equality, particularly in the workplace. When individuals in the private or public sector experience discrimination, we are oftentimes the first to demand accountability.

Tucson Unified School District joins national lawsuit against Juul

The Tucson Unified School District has joined a national lawsuit against popular e-cigarette manufacturer Juul, arguing that the company has targeted teens for vaping, endangered students and forced educators to divert time and money to fight an epidemic.
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