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Obama suggests he may delay immigration reform

WASHINGTON — President Obama is suggesting that he will defer his self-imposed deadline for announcing an expected change in immigration policy, as the White House wrestles with the political and legal dilemmas involved in making significant alterations without congressional approval.

August 29, 2014 9:42 amLoading…
George Will: Has Criminal Justice Act been a failure?

George Will: Has Criminal Justice Act been a failure?

The process has failed to produce fair trials. Or even trials, for that matter.

August 23, 2014 6:30 pmLoading…
When policing political behavior, discretion is a must

When policing political behavior, discretion is a must

Criminal law is powerful tool for overseeing politicians, should be used sparingly.

August 19, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…
Yaquis set to prosecute first non-Indian under a new law

Yaquis set to prosecute first non-Indian under a new law

PASCUA YAQUI INDIAN RESERVATION — Tribal police chief Michael Valenzuela drove through darkened desert streets, turned into a Circle K convenience store and pointed to the spot beyond the reservation line where his officers used to take the non-Indian men who battered Indian women.

April 18, 2014 6:23 pm Photos

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Arizona House passes Internet "revenge porn" bill

Arizona House passes Internet "revenge porn" bill

PHOENIX — Saying the Internet is forever, the state House unanimously approved legislation Monday to make it illegal to intentionally post someone else’s naked photo online.

March 11, 2014 2:30 pmLoading…

Internet sales-tax rule gets Senate OK

WASHINGTON - The Senate sided with traditional retailers and financially strapped state and local governments Monday by passing a bill that would widely subject online shopping - for many a largely tax-free frontier - to state sales taxes.

May 07, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

US should make straw purchases of guns a felony

Buying a gun for a person who can't legally possess a firearm would be a federal felony under legislation now headed toward the Senate; Arizona senators John McCain and Jeff Flake should support this bill.

March 10, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Tax credits sought to lure movies to AZ

Tax credits sought to lure movies to AZ

Crews filming "The Hangover Part III," a Warner Bros. production, recently used Nogales, Ariz., as a stand-in setting for Tijuana.

November 26, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Tax credits sought to lure movies to AZ

Tax credits sought to lure movies to AZ

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November 26, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Tax credits sought to lure movies to AZ

Tax credits sought to lure movies to AZ

It's like a movie on its third sequel: Advocates will try again next legislative season to revive tax credits to lure movie productions to Arizona, and to expand the program to include other forms of multimedia.

November 26, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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