Displaying results 1 - 25 of 2114 for constitution day. Subscribe to this search
Today is the 222nd anniversary of the ratification of the Bill of Rights, the first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution that guarantee so many freedoms from government excess that we often take for granted.
The lawyer for Gov. Jan Brewer asked a judge late Friday to block dissident lawmakers from challenging the vote of the majority of their colleagues to expand Medicaid in Arizona.
A hearing into whether Attorney General Tom Horne violated state campaign finance laws is being pushed back because of a murder case.
Saying Child Protective Services has been “hiding or not disclosing” information, Gov. Jan Brewer on Monday a special panel of current and former legislators and outsiders to take a closer look at the agency.
PHOENIX — Reversing his earlier stance, Secretary of State Ken Bennett now wants to keep caps in place on what candidates can take from individuals and special interests, at least for the time being.
Of all things which can impact a football game's outcome, Mother Nature often isn't on the list in this part of Arizona, but it could be a significant factor this weekend.
“Another reason for low health care sign-up numbers: We’re a nation of procrastinators. How many of us turn in anything early? We are a country that sees a deadline and thinks: I bet I can turn it in a little late.”
NEW YORK — Was a losing team bullied? Is your angry spouse a bully? How about that co-worker who's always criticizing you? Or the politicians who forced a government shutdown?
PHOENIX — Officials from 16 states are lining up behind Arizona's bid to finally enforce its year-old ban on abortions at or after 20 weeks of pregnancy.
PHOENIX — A “reverse sting” operation to collar those who might be interested in robbing stash houses is “troubling” but not illegal, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday.
PHOENIX — It's official: You're free to beg peacefully for money or food in Arizona without fear of getting busted.
What started as a brainstorming activity to consider ways to raise funds for the Glenn Kimber Academy — a private school in Mesa —quickly morphed into much more.
A federal judge on Wednesday ordered the appointment of an independent monitor and a community advisory board to ensure that an Arizona sheriff is complying with constitutional requirements after finding his office engages in racial profiling.
Who am I?
Just picture it: Two Baptist ministers, a rabbi, an evangelical preacher, a Mormon leader and a Presbyterian preacher — all sermonizing together, all with a resounding and united “amen.”
Recent changes to Arizona's "resign-to-run" law mean elected officials can now speak publicly about running for another position, and Secretary of State Ken Bennett has taken advantage of the revisions to say he will be a Republican candidate for governor.
House Speaker Andy Tobin urged a legislative committee Tuesday to quickly come up with a plan to pay full survivor and other benefits to the 13 part-time firefighters who were among 19 killed in the Yarnell Hill wildfire.
Prominent spiritual leaders from across the country and from many denominational backgrounds will come together in an evening designed to create common ground and to inspire attendees to take a stand for religious freedom.
In the summer of 1787, the nation’s most influential lawyers, generals and politicians gathered in Philadelphia with a single purpose: To create a government that was ruled by the people instead of ruling them.
Constitution Fair is held in honor of the national Citizenship Day and Constitution Week observances. [Constitution Week USA]
PHOENIX — Hoping to create a change in attitudes, various civil rights groups are taking the first steps today to convince Arizonans that letting gays wed would be a good thing.
The group that helped get Arizona a medical marijuana law in 2010 is now gearing up for a 2016 ballot measure to allow any adult to use the drug for recreational purposes.
Plan now for an autumn full of fun in the East Valley.
President Obama’s decision to defer to Congress the decision about whether to slap around Syria was a pure political masterstroke.
After cutting the original list by 17, the Mesa City Council interviewed the four finalists to replace departed councilmember Dina Higgins as the city’s District 5 representative during a special meeting on Sept. 5.