Law & Government

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.

Ohio settlement could pave way for Arizona entities in opioid litigation

An eleventh-hour settlement that two Ohio counties reached with opioid manufacturers on the eve of the first trial in a massive round of lawsuits won’t affect numerous Arizona counties, cities and other local government entities from continuing their own litigation, and could be a sign that they can expect their own settlements.

Biggs’s censure of Dem leading Trump impeachment effort fails

The U.S. House on Monday rejected a GOP-led effort to censure California Rep. Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the Intelligence Committee. 

Arizona scotches Medicaid work requirements for poor people

Arizona has quietly mothballed a controversial plan to require some 120,000 people who receive health insurance through that state’s Medicaid program to work, go to school or perform volunteer work.

Maricopa County supervisors considering suspension for indicted assessor

The chairman of the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors indicated on Friday that the board could move to suspend indicted county assessor Paul Petersen, who faces dozens of charges in conjunction with an allegedly illegal adoption ring involving women from the Marshall Islands.
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