The nation's battle over immigration reform landed squarely on Arizona Gov. Brewer's office steps. And with 4 days left to decide what she'll do about one of the state's most divisive issues in the midst of an election year, the pressure is mounting.
University of Arizona economist Marshall Vest says the recession officially ended in Arizona several months ago, although it will be months before a recovery is evident and years to repair all the damage that's been done.
Mehrens added the prosecutors' decision to drop the charges highlighted one of the "most slanted, biased investigations" he'd ever seen. "(Barnes) feels somewhat vindicated, but he feels they'll just keep going back and back to bring him to his knees
Arizona lawmakers approved one of the toughest illegal immigration laws in the United States. The immigration bill now heads to Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, who has five days to sign it, veto it or do nothing and allow it to become law.
The following is a letter I sent Rep Burges of the Arizona legislature.
Dear Representative Burges,
My name is Mark Lerner. I am the Co-Founder of the Constitutional Alliance. www.constitutionalalliance.org
I have been asked
Think of the millions who have placed their right hand over their heart and said, “I pledge Allegiance to the flag of the United States of America and to the Republic for which it stands, one Nation under God, indivisible..."
The Arizona state legislature just approved the toughest anti-immigration bill in the country, giving police the authority to determine people's immigration status based on "reasonable suspicion" or more bluntly put, the right to racially profile imm
The Federalist Society welcomes Gary Johnson and Bill Montgomery to debate the merits of current drug war policy. In particular, the debate will focus on the legalization of marijuana as a viable policy option.
Arizona's unemployment rate is almost at the federal level of 9.7 percent. But while the federal rate has remained the same for three months, Arizona's has risen for the past four months. It was 9.5 percent in February.
The UA Economic and Business Research Center report predicts that new-home permits in metro Phoenix this year will jump 54 percent from last year to 13,320. Then, permits will more than double to 28,060 next year.
Civil rights activists Wednesday warned that Arizona is inviting rampant racial profiling and police-state tactics if it enacts what would be the toughest law in the nation against illegal immigrants.
The measure — on the verge of approval in the
After obtaining unreleased police records, conducting interviews, reviewing court documents and internet comments Paul Rubin meticulously reconstructs the events leading up to the honor killing of Noor Almaleki, who was killed by her Iraqi father.
"It is like a bad dream that you cannot wake up from," City Councilman Dennis Kavanaugh said after City Manager Chris Brady warned employees in a memo this week that not everyone will still be on payroll come July.
Last month, a record 5,556 homes across metropolitan Phoenix were foreclosed on by lenders, reports the Information Market. That's a 30 percent increase from February. Pre-foreclosures climbed to 8,045 last month, up from 7,604 ...
Gov. Jan Brewer signed legislation Thursday giving her the power to sue the federal government over the new health care legislation.
Brewer sought the authorization, contending Congress and President Obama overstepped their legal authority by requ
The owner of a tattoo parlor whose business application was denied by Mesa to open a shop has filed a civil lawsuit against the city. Coleman’s attorney, Michael Kielsky, believes he has a case against the city because his application was denied base
BONUS POINT: The person with the mortgage is Michele Reagan, a State Rep from the State of Arizona. (Ernie, you have GOT to get her on your show.)
Using tips that sound like something out of recent
KTVK is reporting that the Pearce "Papers Please" law will face a "serious challenge..." many "lawmakers" have "serious constitutional concerns" regarding the sweeping changes first reported by Freedom's Phoenix.
The ACLU seems to have jumped on
Arizona’s 3 pension funds for government employees have predicted they will pay more in benefits to retirees over the next 3 decades than they will collect. But the shortfall could be 5 times larger than the pension funds have previously reported.
The protester was clutching his pocket constitution. “I shouted my message. My intention was to speak my political opinion and leave peacefully,” Elder said. “I was immediately assaulted by the crowd. They turned angry and belligerent.”
Josh from Property Six characterizes himself as a “fanatic” Ron Paul supporter, and his band members characterize themselves as “fanatic Ron Paul supporter supporters.” They agree that Ron Paul and Jesse Ventura would be a killer team in 2012.
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