A collection of political news from across the state making headlines today:
PHOENIX — State lawmakers finally wrapped up the 2014 legislative session early this morning, pushing through a host of last-minute measures.
Those oranges, lemons and grapefruits that you buy at the grocery store or grow in your backyard originated thousands of years ago in Asia, in an area bordered by India, Myanmar (Burma) and China.
On the heels of revisions to Arizona’s occupational fall-protection standards, a national workplace safety report is calling for higher penalties for irresponsible employers and greater support for workers.
Much of Old Tucson Studios burned to the ground in a devastating fire on April 24, 1995. The first firefighters on the scene were no match for the tinder-dry buildings on the Western movie set. The arson fire caused an estimated $10 million in damage to 70 percent of the structures on 70 acr…
Three UA physicists will discuss their roles in finding the Higgs boson at a Loft Cinema showing of a documentary about the Large Hadron Collider
After manning the corner of Esmond Loop and Stonehaven Way, on Tucson’s southeast side, for more than a year, Petra Wilcox will don a new orange safety vest, customized with the words “#1 2014 X-ing Guard,” when she guides children to and from Desert Willow Elementary School.
Tucson could lose out on nearly $3 million in fees it charges new developments because it is so far behind schedule in making state-mandated changes to its impact-fee regulations.
Read the 2014 Preventable Deaths report from the National Council for Occupational Health and Safety
PHOENIX — Six state workers associated with having nearly 6,600 reports of child abuse ignored were fired today.
Downtown restaurant morphs into bar at night.
PHOENIX — State senators voted 20-8 Tuesday to remove what they said are legal impediments to alternative “transportation services” such as Lyft and Uber, paving the way for them to compete with taxis in Arizona.
PHOENIX — Glendale will not be getting help from the rest of the state to cover the cost of public safety at next year’s Super Bowl.
PHOENIX — In a major victory for the legislative minority, the state Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that lawmakers on the losing end of last year’s Medicaid expansion have a constitutional right to challenge the law and the levy it imposes.
PHOENIX — Arizona won’t be asking the federal government to let it drop some people from the state’s Medicaid program.
Two Tucson schools have once again cracked the top 10 list of the best high schools in the country.
PHOENIX — Arizonans will not be allowed bring their guns into public buildings, at least not this year.
PHOENIX — Summer vacation often means a break from schoolwork for students, but to Terri Clark it means the potential for the summer slide — and not the one at the local water park.
PHOENIX – Arizonans will not be allowed bring their guns into public buildings, at least not this year.
PHOENIX — Arizonans who smoke marijuana can't be charged with driving while impaired absent actual evidence they are affected by the drug, the Arizona Supreme Court ruled this morning.