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Arizona Senator says he is gay

Arizona Senator says he is gay

PHOENIX — Veteran Arizona legislator Sen. Steve Gallardo has come out as gay. The Phoenix Democrat told a group of reporters he was inspired by the battle over Senate Bill 1062 to reveal his sexual orientation. Gallardo says the bill would have allowed businesses to refuse service to gays b…

March 05, 2014 12:23 pm Related Loading…
UA professor's work on native people's rights earns Nobel Peace nomination

UA professor's work on native people's rights earns Nobel Peace nomination

University of Arizona law professor James Anaya has dedicated his life to the defense of human rights and the freedoms of indigenous peoples. He has argued before the Supreme Court and led a precedent-setting case that recognized indigenous land rights as a matter of international law.

February 20, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Former Arizona lawmaker Terri Proud files $800K claim against the state

Former Arizona lawmaker Terri Proud files $800K claim against the state

A former state lawmaker has filed an $800,000 claim against the state over her firing from a job she held for a few days last year.

October 18, 2013 2:00 pmLoading…

Arizona lawmaker compares Obama to Hitler

PHOENIX — An Arizona representative is standing by her comments comparing President Barack Obama to Adolf Hitler, drawing the ire of critics who are calling the remarks an embarrassment to the state. Republican Rep. Brenda Barton of Payson tells the Arizona Capitol Times that Obama and Hitl…

October 08, 2013 11:26 amLoading…
Red-light cam ban won't go to Tucson voters

Red-light cam ban won't go to Tucson voters

It looks like Tucson’s red light cameras are here to stay.

July 22, 2013 10:29 amLoading…
Renzi corruption case now rests in hands of the jury

Renzi corruption case now rests in hands of the jury

A federal court jury in Tucson is deliberating in a corruption case in which former Arizona Rep. Rick Renzi was accused of trying to engineer a federal land exchange to benefit himself and a business associate and of looting clients' premiums from his family insurance business.

June 07, 2013 12:00 am

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