The new public safety fee all Arizona vehicle-owners will face next year to fund the Arizona Department of Public Safety will hurt Arizona’s poor disproportionately, said Tomas Robles, co-executive director of Living United for Change Arizona, an advocacy nonprofit for working families.
In a written statement provided this morning, Brnovich praised the ruling by a judge in a Texas district court.
Last month the city of Tempe took some heat for a decision to add armed security guards to their parks. Now, the city council will be deciding if it wants to stick with G4S Security or instead hire another firm, Allied Universal Security, which also has a history of indiscretions.
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich prevailed in court late Friday, when a federal judge in Texas struck down the entire Affordable Care Act, saying that its mandate that all individuals purchase health insurance is unconstitutional.
An Oro Valley Republican wants to take away the authority of all county governing bodies to turn down any federal money awarded to law enforcement and prosecutors, effectively mandating that counties rubber stamp the partnerships between federal law enforcement and local law enforcement if the federal government provides any amount of funding.
And along with the public speculation come news articles, based largely (if not entirely) on anonymous sources, that are thinly veiled attempts to pressure Ducey to take a specific action. In the case of filling the soon-to-be vacant Senate seat, the warring camps within the Republican Party are fighting over Martha McSally.
A group of 68 retired judges from 23 states sent a letter Wednesday to the acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement urging the agency to stop arrests at courthouses. Among those judges were 16 from Arizona, including two former chief justices of the Arizona Supreme Court.
Infamous Tempe landlord Tim Wright appears to have had to change his company’s name, Rent Me ASU, likely due to pressure from Arizona State University.
Clean Elections Executive Director Tom Collins’ badly needed kidney transplant came by way of an unexpected reunion with an old friend from his college days in Tucson.