FILE - In this Oct. 19, 2009 file photo, Samuel Bagdorf of San Francisco, who suffers from anxiety disorders, lights his marijuana pipe at the San Francisco Medical Cannabis Clinic in San Francisco, Monday, Oct. 19, 2009. Law and order may soon be coming to the Wild West of Weed. A Californi…
A California state senator introduced a bill for better oversight of places like Oakland’s Harborside Health Center, which has medical marijuana.
SAN FRANCISCO — Law and order may soon be coming to the Wild West of weed.
In this photo taken Friday March 7, 2014, Eric Henry gases up his car in Sacramento, Calif. Starting 2015 California motorists will be hit in the pocketbook by the state's greenhouse gas reduction law AB32. Signed into law by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger in 2006, AB32 will force fuel distribut…
The state’s greenhouse gas reduction law, signed by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger in 2006, includes fuel distributors next year. One study predicts gas prices rising 5 percent-32 percent.
SAN FRANCISCO — California’s greenhouse gas reduction law already has shaken up the state’s industrial sector, costing it more than $1.5 billion in pollution permit fees.
SAN DIEGO — A California state legislator is introducing a bill that would prohibit orca shows at SeaWorld in San Diego.
In the Jan. 19 Arizona Daily Star article “Arizona spends too much sending too many to college, lawmaker says,” Rep. John Kavanagh, chairman of the Arizona House Appropriations Committee, said, “If somebody’s going to end up in a sales position or be a real estate agent, why are we investing…
PHOENIX — Saying it's the best that can be done, Gov. Jan Brewer proposed a $9.3 billion spending plan.
Happy Thanksgiving! It is a common greeting this time of year, but it will be hard to enjoy the holiday knowing that it won’t be happy — not for the thousands of Arizona children living in fear of abuse or neglect.
It is an alarming reality that barely half of Arizona Hispanics have obtained a high school education. Latinos still continue to lag behind their white peers in high school graduation rates and overall academic performance.
A national transportation research group has put the Tucson metropolitan area among the worst places in in the nation when it comes to street maintenance.
A state lawmaker wants to create a new funding structure that would eliminate school district override and bond elections.
A last-minute compromise on a bill to change the way sales taxes are collected protected millions of dollars of tax revenue for local towns.
The Sahuarita Town Council unanimously approved a $95.7 million tentative budget Monday.
Gun shows could be a thing of the past at the Tucson Convention Center if Councilman Steve Kozachik gets his way.
The Tucson city council has lost its lone Republican member.
Olivia Cajero Bedford claimed the state Senate seat in the new District 3.
The city is thinking of asking Tucson voters and tax payers to approve a bond package of between $100 million and $200 million to help pay for its mounting transportation needs.
This email exchange features State Representative Terri Proud who calls The Arizona Daily Star a Communist publication that is part of a dictatorial plot to control people. Wow. No wonder she backed a bill keeping email exchanges out of the public eye. (A very East German way of thinking, Terri)