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Steller: Grijalva, Barber split over migration proposals (updated)

Steller: Grijalva, Barber split over migration proposals (updated)

Some officials are trying to do something about the young Central Americans.

July 18, 2014 9:30 amLoading…
Key Senate panel backs A-10 fleet

Key Senate panel backs A-10 fleet

Budget bill, if it survives, would save the "Warthog."

July 16, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
US to open new centers to house Central Americans

US to open new centers to house Central Americans

Flood of illegal immigrants overwhelming border agencies

June 21, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Horne threatens to sue feds over immigration transfers

PHOENIX — Saying the busing is illegal, state Attorney General Tom Horne on Thursday threatened to sue federal officials for dropping off undocumented individuals in Tucson and Phoenix who were apprehended in Texas.

June 13, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Senate panel gives $2B for child immigrants

WASHINGTON — A Senate appropriations panel has approved giving the Obama administration $2 billion it requested to handle the influx of immigrant children caught trying to cross the Mexico border alone. The Obama administration last month asked the Senate panel to give the Health and Human …

June 10, 2014 12:55 pmLoading…

Concern grows over abuse, living conditions of children bused to Arizona for deportation

PHOENIX — Saying immigrant children being bused to Arizona may be being placed in danger, Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery warned federal officials Monday they may be violating state child-abuse laws.

June 10, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Feds drop challenge to SB 1070's 'papers, please' provision

PHOENIX — The Obama administration officially dropped its challenge Monday to the controversial “papers, please” provision of SB 1070.

June 09, 2014 4:45 pmLoading…

Feds consider dropping challenge to Arizona's SB 1070

PHOENIX — The Obama administration is apparently ready to throw in the towel in its bid to kill the “papers, please” provision of Arizona’s controversial 2010 immigration law.

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Most people deported through Arizona caught at border

Most people deported through Arizona caught at border

Nearly 80 percent of Arizona deportations last fiscal year came from people caught at the border — higher than the 64 percent nationwide, data from Immigration and Customs Enforcement show.

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Judge: Brewer OK to try to block lower tuition for "dreamers"

Judge: Brewer OK to try to block lower tuition for "dreamers"

PHOENIX — A judge has given Gov. Jan Brewer the go-ahead to try to block policies that allow “dreamers” to pay lower tuition at community colleges.

May 01, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Pay-gap controversy fuels scrap after article by Barber

Pay-gap controversy fuels scrap after article by Barber

A fight over how much women are paid compared to their male counterparts has reached a fever pitch in the Congressional District 2 race.

May 01, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…

Medicare's real doctor payment problem

The following editorial appeared Thursday in the Los Angeles Times:

April 11, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Michael Gerson: Americans' right to health care was here long before Obama

Supporters of Obamacare are celebrating that the law is not an unmitigated disaster, just a mitigated one.

April 09, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake: Stop the IRS abuse of free speech

U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake: Stop the IRS abuse of free speech

Few qualities are more American than a zeal for fair play. That’s why, when reports emerged last spring that the Internal Revenue Service was targeting conservative groups applying for a certain tax-exempt status, fair-minded folks of all political stripes expressed outrage.

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Salvation Army building new shelter for homeless

Salvation Army building new shelter for homeless

The original facility was built 50 years ago to welcome men home from war. Today, it houses all who find themselves homeless, and it will soon have a new location.

April 05, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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White House to honor former Giffords staffer Pamela Simon

White House to honor former Giffords staffer Pamela Simon

The White House will honor a local woman who has become a vocal supporter of gun reform after surviving the Jan. 8, 2011, shooting spree.

March 31, 2014 5:00 pmLoading…

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…
Glenn Hamer, Jay Timmons: EPA threatens Arizona manufacturers’ competitiveness

Glenn Hamer, Jay Timmons: EPA threatens Arizona manufacturers’ competitiveness

The U.S. energy advantage is under attack. The shale-gas revolution has spurred billions in new investments and resurrected industries that had left the country.

March 24, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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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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Martha McSally: Leadership needed to save A-10 and D-M

Martha McSally: Leadership needed to save A-10 and D-M

I’ve been honored to learn firsthand how vital the A-10 is to our national security by serving alongside the brave men and women in uniform who protect our country.

March 10, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

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