Calling them a federal "dictate," Sen. Al Melvin convinced Republican colleagues in the Senate to vote today to scrap the Common Core standards that the state and schools adopted just four years earlier.
PHOENIX — Arizona cannot enforce its ban on abortions at 20 weeks of pregnancies, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled this morning.
The will of the voters, coupled with a constitutional provision prohibiting legislative tinkering with anything approved at the ballot, pretty much makes ignoring mandated adjustments to public school funding off limits, the state Supreme Court ruled Thursday.
Technology is a major component in securing the border, but spending billions more on equipment and manpower under the Senate immigration bill has some asking whether it's too expensive.
The U.S. Custom and Border Protection’s Joint Intelligence Operations Center at the Joint Field Command Building, Tucson Sector Headquarters, 2430 S. Swan Road. The "border surge" would add 20,000 patrol agents.
NOGALES, Ariz. - The comprehensive immigration reform bill that's likely to be filed when senators return to Washington in two weeks will be heavy on compromise, lawmakers from both sides of the aisle said after a border tour here Wednesday.
Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords returned Wednesday to the northwest-side grocery store where she was nearly slain on Jan. 8, 2011, to advocate for expanded background checks for gun buyers.
Josie Romero fishes for money to pay the meter while holding on to her 11-month-old son, Jonathan Palomares, on West Alameda Street while Rose Delestre, left, keeps tabs on Jordan Palomares, 3. A state legislator wants cities to be held accountable for their parking meters.
PHOENIX - There are 60 minutes in an hour. Everybody knows that - except, perhaps an indeterminate number of faulty parking meters that may be having trouble keeping time.