As someone who grew up in Tucson I have seen the best and worst of our city, and I feel it is headed in the wrong direction.
Let us review your Legislature’s noteworthy achievements so far:
Rep. Steve Smith, a Republican from Maricopa and sponsor of a bill requiring all students to say the pledge of allegiance, suffered a setback when his head exploded. When an aide informed Smith the pledge was written in 1892 by Francis Bellamy, a prominent socialist, Smith’s head spun, tripl…
Enviros plan to sue over gray-wolf policy
Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio began issuing pink underwear
to inmates more than 15 years ago to cut down on pilferage.
Pima County could end up spending another $1.5 million to $2.5
million on Superior Court judges' salaries, and jurors could lose
their $12 daily stipend, if the state's judicial branch has to cut
another 15 percent from its budget.
PHOENIX — The president of the Maricopa Community Colleges'
Governing Board has pleaded guilty to drunken driving and will
serve 30 days in jail.
The Western Music Association was born in Tucson in the late
1980s, and the city proudly staged a weeklong Western music
festival here until the early 2000s.
PHOENIX — A judge has voided a new state law that its sponsor
admits was designed to shift control of the Pinal County Board of
Supervisors from Democrats to Republicans.
CASA GRANDE — Donovan Kramer Sr., the longtime publisher of the
Casa Grande Dispatch and owner of several weekly community
newspapers in Arizona, is dead at age 84.
Este mes es considerado el de la herencia hispana,
particularmente porque es cuando Cristóbal Colón descubre América,
y quiero enfatizar que todos los nacidos en este continente somos
americanos, I'm american too. Además la percepción de dos
continentes que se enseña en las escuelas es segré…
"Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to
fish and you feed him for a lifetime."
Be upfront with good economic news
PHOENIX — The state park system needs an infusion of outside
cash, possibly from a surcharge on vehicle license taxes, to keep
it from collapsing, according to a new report.
PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer is proposing to give the
responsibility for treating people with mental health issues to the
state agency now charged with keeping them physically healthy.
PHOENIX — The leading sponsor of legislation to combat illegal
immigration said Wednesday that he is preparing three new measures,
with the promise to take the issues directly to voters if
colleagues or the governor balk.
PHOENIX — A spat between tenants of an Apache Junction mobile
home park and its owner has blossomed into a broader legal fight
over just how quickly residents have to file complaints.
The Star invited members of the community to ask questions of
City Council candidates.