Politics

The Trump administration wants immigrants to fund their own red tape

The Trump administration wants to make people fleeing persecution in their home countries pay for something they’ve long gotten for free: the right to apply for asylum in the United States.

Fillmore bills target teacher pay, climate crisis ‘indoctrination,’ pledge of allegiance

House Education Committee Vice-Chairman John Fillmore, R-Apache Junction, has already submitted a litany of education related bills, including one that would prohibit schools from talking about dating violence and one that would repeal Arizona’s English-only law, an idea he pushed last legislative session.

‘He knows he’s screwing with everyone’: Gosar embraces conspiracy theories

Rep. Paul Gosar isn’t apologizing for advancing conspiracy theories to attract attention.

Republican lawmaker again proposes to repeal Arizona’s English-only law

Rep. John Fillmore is again proposing to repeal a 19-year-old voter-approved law that forbids students who are learning English from getting instruction in any other language.

Goldwater Institute seeks freedom from constitution’s reach

The Goldwater Institute needs to neutralize Hoffman, and it seems they’re trying to do so by creating a make-believe scandal about delays in ESA voucher disbursements.

Gosar skipped all 15 closed-door impeachment interviews, transcripts show

U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar has railed for weeks against the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, accusing Democrats of conducting a “secret kangaroo court” in order to oust Trump.

Youth vaping regulation battle looms for 2020

The fight over vaping will be returning to the state Capitol this upcoming legislative session, with public health advocates and vape manufacturers are retailers already gearing up for a pitched battle over how best to curb youth vaping.

Watchdog agency: 6 AZ Superfund sites threatened by climate change

Six of the most contaminated sites in Arizona are vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, according to a report from a government watchdog agency.

Arizona Town Hall panelists discuss criminal justice reform and families

A panel discussion led by the non-profit Arizona Town Hall focused on the harm incarcerated parents have on the health of their families and how criminal justice reforms can play a role in helping alleviate some of those issues in the state.

Grijalva, House Democrats demand probe of troops deployed to border

House Democrats renewed calls Friday for the Defense Department to investigate the legality of President Donald Trump’s decision to deploy thousands of active-duty and National Guard troops to the U.S-Mexico border.
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