Law & Government

Beyond the scandals, Trump’s enmity for immigrants is becoming institutionalized

One of the problems with Trump’s scandal-ridden administration, aside from the scandals themselves, is that the media frenzy about the scandals makes it harder to notice the long-term damage being done to vital government agencies.A case in point: the U.S. immigration system.

Supreme Court won’t hear appeal of ‘strict compliance’ law for initiatives

The Arizona Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to hear a challenge to a 2017 law requiring citizen initiative campaigns to strictly comply with statutory requirements. Previously, the courts had imposed a lesser standard of...

Dentists want AHCCCS to provide dental care to pregnant women

The dental industry is a complex one that is currently undergoing some changes, but despite certain roadblocks, dental advocates are heading to the Capitol again when the legislature convenes in January to push for...

Dem leader: If Rep. Stringer brings ‘toxicity’ to the Legislature, expulsion calls will follow

Rep. Reginald Bolding, a Phoenix Democrat and one of two black lawmakers, said he expects Democrats in the Arizona House of Representatives will push to expel Rep. David Stringer if the embattled Prescott Republican...

The Intercept questions Kyl’s lobbying ties

Jon Kyl’s brief return to the U.S. Senate will likely pay dividends when he returns to his old lobbying practice, where he represented clients whose interests he’s promoted since Gov. Doug Ducey appointed him...

Hobbs will remove herself as plaintiff in campaign finance lawsuit

Hobbs will remove herself as one of the plaintiffs in a legal challenge to a 2016 campaign finance law, which her new office has been tasked with defending in court, a spokeswoman said.

Stringer defiantly rejects calls for resignation, says remarks about minorities are ‘truthful’

State Rep. David Stringer said he won’t resign from the Legislature, rejecting calls from numerous Republicans who want him to step down over racist comments that came to light recently.

Proposal to limit legal immigration spurring some to opt out of food, health programs

Immigrant families in Arizona are opting out of food safety programs and public health clinics visits out of fear and confusion over a new proposal by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security intended to...

All it takes sometimes is a single voice to speak out

Are there no courageous House Republicans?One of their colleagues, Rep. David Stringer, has been caught on tape – not once, but twice – uttering racist sentiments and voicing his contempt for immigrants of all...

Senate president joins chorus of Republicans calling on Stringer to resign

Incoming Senate President Karen Fann on Wednesday joined the chorus demanding the resignation of her seatmate, Rep. David Stringer, over racist comments that recently came to light.
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