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Three years ago, in the wake of a new Arizona law aimed at those in the country illegally, tens of thousands converged on the Capitol with a message: Today we march, tomorrow we vote.
During the weeks preceding the formal unveiling of the ludicrously named Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act of 2103, S. 744, the Gang of Eight authors dominated the headlines with their empty promises.
In the Tempe, future inclusive leadership begins early due to a nationally recognized program ran by the city’s Diversity Office.
WASHINGTON — This may be the year Congress decides what to do about the millions of immigrants living illegally in the U.S. And this may be the week when a bipartisan group of senators makes public details of the overhaul plan it has been negotiating for months.
“The NRA proposes putting a school official through 60 hours of weapons of training for school security. There is an old adage that says (A Jack of all trades is master of none). Does anyone really want to put the life of their small child in the hands of a master of none?”
NEW YORK — It's no secret that Apple wants to get into the living room by making its own TV set, and there have been plenty of rumors and reports about how and when it's going to happen.
Now that the Chicago Cubs have secured a spring-training home in Mesa well into the future, the East Valley will soon welcome to the area the first of possibly many in a long line of Windy City favorites: Portillo’s Hot Dogs.
The House Judiciary Committee voted Thursday to make it a crime for volunteer workers to pick up early ballots from voters.
“Our conservative state Legislature is moving forward on over 500 proposed laws this session. Nice to see so called ‘small government’ Republicans show that they are incapable of sticking to their supposed values.”
A report examining more than 400 sex-crime cases that were inadequately investigated or not looked into at all by the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office attributes the failures to understaffing and mismanagement, including hundreds of pieces of evidence intended for storage that were instead left in offices or taken home by detectives.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas is getting ready for the year of the snake. The casino capital celebrates Chinese New Year — also known as lunar new year — in a big way, with feasts, exhibits, performances and other events at outdoor festivals and at casino-resorts like Bellagio and The Venetian.
A state legislator is moving to put Arizona's hospitals on the front line in the fight against illegal immigration.
Tempe police detectives are asking for the public’s help in finding a man who grabbed a 15-year-old student on her way home from school earlier this week.
District 4 Councilmember Chris Glover has been re-appointed to the National League of Cities’ (NLC) Finance, Administration and Intergovernmental Relations (FAIR) steering committee. This will be Councilmember Glover’s second term on the FAIR steering committee, which is responsible for developing policy positions on issues involving national economic policy, general financial assistance programs, liability insurance, intergovernmental relations, Census, municipal bonds and capital finance, municipal management, antitrust issues, citizen participation and civil rights, labor relations, Native American sovereignty and municipal authority.
When will the “Victim Game” stop for Blacks and Hispanics in America? It’s been more than 40 years, almost two Generations and Martin Luther King’s “Dream” is still a dream. Schools are no longer segregated. Colleges and Universities are no longer segregated. Why aren’t blacks, Native Americans and Hispanics doing as well or better than other past and present ethnic and racial groups?
Jake Toolson struggled with his shot Saturday night, and in the past, that meant almost certain defeat for the Highland boys basketball team.
Members of the Independent Redistricting Commission want a federal court to block them from being questioned about the legislative maps they drew.
As the Christmas countdown clock ticks away, the kiddos inevitable questions grow more frequent: Is there a Santa Claus? Why do we celebrate Christmas? Who is Baby Jesus?
Not very long ago we used to grumble about new Arizonans, chiefly regarding our observation that there are just too darned many of them.
Kori Rockwell said it was exciting to see her dream home being built from the ground up.
If people vote with their feet, then at least a few people last year saw Arizona as a land of opportunity.
A new report Thursday says the United States is no longer the beacon for illegal immigration that it was when the economy here was expanding rapidly.
The development group responsible for bringing together the GRIC Landowners, the group fighting for the Loop 202 extension to go on tribal land, say their project and ultimate goal for the community has very little to do with whether or not the freeway extension is built.
A federal court is going to give Republicans a chance to argue that the state's 30 legislative districts should be redrawn for the 2014 election.
Arizona has conducted its first general election using new congressional and legislative district maps, resulting in several excruciatingly tight congressional races as well as a handful of legislative contests that went undecided for more than a week after Election Day.