SEATTLE — If, in some great museum of American public discourse, there's a gilded pedestal reserved for the Lincoln- Douglas Debates, then way in the back, in a darkened room that no one tells the docents about, you might find a cardboard diorama of the Benton-Rivers Encounter.
FILE-This Jan.9, 2013 file photo shows Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio speaking with the media in Phoenix. Arpaio known for arresting hundreds of immigrants in the country illegally on charges of finding work using fake or stolen identities is planning to close the controversial squad tha…
Maricopa sheriff will disband controversial squad.
Writers voice their opinions on Rich Rod's behavior, gun deaths, public transportation.
Gov.-elect Ducey, let’s grow our economy and improve educational outcomes together.
Pima County sees early ballots continuing to gain support with voters.
All four GOP candidates want to secure the border.
A collection of political news from across the state making headlines today:
Career and technical education programs in Pima County could get a small budget boost if the state Senate passes the House-approved budget.
Pima County Supervisor Ally Miller’s district has received more money for road improvements and other transportation needs than the county’s other districts have since 1997, according to documents released this week.
In the United States there are approximately as many firearms as inhabitants.
In the Jan. 19 Arizona Daily Star article “Arizona spends too much sending too many to college, lawmaker says,” Rep. John Kavanagh, chairman of the Arizona House Appropriations Committee, said, “If somebody’s going to end up in a sales position or be a real estate agent, why are we investing…
PHOENIX — Saying it's the best that can be done, Gov. Jan Brewer proposed a $9.3 billion spending plan.
Happy Thanksgiving! It is a common greeting this time of year, but it will be hard to enjoy the holiday knowing that it won’t be happy — not for the thousands of Arizona children living in fear of abuse or neglect.
It is an alarming reality that barely half of Arizona Hispanics have obtained a high school education. Latinos still continue to lag behind their white peers in high school graduation rates and overall academic performance.
A national transportation research group has put the Tucson metropolitan area among the worst places in in the nation when it comes to street maintenance.
A state lawmaker wants to create a new funding structure that would eliminate school district override and bond elections.
A last-minute compromise on a bill to change the way sales taxes are collected protected millions of dollars of tax revenue for local towns.
The Sahuarita Town Council unanimously approved a $95.7 million tentative budget Monday.
Gun shows could be a thing of the past at the Tucson Convention Center if Councilman Steve Kozachik gets his way.