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Michael Gerson: The costs of passivity

History is like a teacher, except armed with truncheons and guns. So what are its recent lessons?

March 25, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Brewer says she won't run — or tone down

Brewer says she won't run — or tone down

PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer, who developed an international reputation for her vociferous attacks on illegal immigration, is ending her career as an elected politician at the end of the year.

March 13, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Plight of world's women must be addressed

Plight of world's women must be addressed

Saturday is International Women’s Day, a 105-year-old annual call to action for women’s equality. But for many women and girls around the world, its most basic promise of freedom remains unfulfilled.

March 03, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Bible-based Arizona lobby not used to losing

Bible-based Arizona lobby not used to losing

PHOENIX — For years, Cathi Herrod and her Center for Arizona Policy have flexed their political muscles, pushing through legislation representing what she calls “fundamental principles” that often are espoused in the Bible.

March 02, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Bill would give Clean Election funds to Ariz. lawmakers for expenses

PHOENIX — Two years ago the Republican-controlled Legislature sought to get voters to kill the Citizens Clean Elections Act, claiming it’s wrong for politicians to get public money.

February 19, 2014 3:00 pmLoading…
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…

Court rules against Ariz. for denying schools aid

PHOENIX — State lawmakers and Gov. Jan Brewer were legally wrong in refusing to fully increase state aid to schools to account for inflation, the Arizona Court of Appeals ruled today.

January 15, 2013 11:25 amLoading…

Pearce loses bid to return to Arizona Legislature

PHOENIX — Russell Pearce, a former Arizona legislator known nationally for championing recent laws against illegal immigration, lost as he attempted a political comeback in Tuesday’s primary election.

August 28, 2012 8:43 pmLoading…

Deal near on electronic billboard legislation

PHOENIX  — A legislator who sponsored a vetoed bill to legalize electronic billboards in Arizona says agreement has been reached on a compromise to allow the outdoor advertising.

April 17, 2012 1:05 pmLoading…

Senate to meet on Arizona Regents nominees

PHOENIX — State legislators will continue discussions of two appointments to the Arizona Board of Regents.

April 09, 2012 8:52 amLoading…
Prosecutor: Patterson cannot claim immunity in Tucson domestic violence case

Prosecutor: Patterson cannot claim immunity in Tucson domestic violence case

State Rep. Daniel Patterson cannot claim legislative immunity from prosecution on domestic violence charges, a Tucson city prosecutor says.

March 09, 2012 12:10 pm

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