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PHOENIX -- Close to one out of every seven votes cast this year will come from Hispanics, according to a non-partisan organization promoting Latino turnout.
Close to one out of every seven votes cast this year will come from Hispanics, according to a non-partisan organization promoting Latino turnout. And group members predict that large percentage of them will vote for Democrats — but not necessarily because of what those candidates offer, but how Republicans are campaigning.
The state treasury is going to pay more to help some children attend private and parochial schools this coming year than it would to keep them in public schools.
Voters may get the last word on a package of controversial changes to election laws — changes foes say are designed to depress turnout and throw roadblocks in the path of those who want to propose their own laws.
Voters may get the last word on a package of controversial changes to election laws -- changes foes say are designed to depress turnout and throw roadblocks in the path of those who want to propose their own laws.
Claiming the measures target minorities, some groups are threatening to sue if lawmakers adopt new restrictions on early voting and who can take someone else's ballot to the polls.
One group behind the recall of state Senate President Russell Pearce says the victory has emboldened it to begin a campaign against Sheriff Joe Arpaio because of his strong support for Pearce.
PHOENIX (AP) — Controversy over remarks by U.S. Sen. John McCain about illegal immigrants and wildfires flared again Thursday, as Hispanic politicians and activists reacted to the filing of federal charges accusing two U.S. citizens of accidentally starting the state's largest wildfire.
It’s been a dozen years since Arizona voters passed the landmark Citizens Clean Elections Act, allowing candidates to seek office without depending on corporate brass, labor unions and deep-pocketed special interests. Clean Elections has given community leaders, teachers and small business folk the chance to run for office and govern answerable not to Big Money, but to Arizona’s voters.
More than 100 protesters chanted, sang and shook noisemakers Wednesday morning as they marched six miles to Phoenix City Hall in support of day laborers and in protest of Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio’s enforcement of federal immigration laws.
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Top finishers in Sunday's P.F. Chang’s Rock ’n’ Roll Arizona Marathon.
Places and times for competitors in Sunday's P.F. Chang's Rock 'n' Roll Arizona Marathon:
June 25, 2004
The House of Representatives voted Wednesday to repeal laws prohibiting people who are armed from going into bars, restaurants and other places where alcoholic beverages are sold.
Hoping to kill new restrictions, the state’s largest business organization is crafting a policy calling for legalizing the status of 10 million or more people who have crossed into this country illegally.
On a 41-19 vote, the House agreed to ask Congress to approve a constitutional amendment defining marriage as between one man and one woman.
The state House Appropriations Committee voted Tuesday to make it harder for voters to raise taxes.
A committee appointed by Gov. Janet Napolitano has developed a plan to strengthen Arizona’s competitive position in the New Economy, but selling key parts to the Arizona Legislature will be tough in a tight budget year.
The state House of Representatives took the first step Thursday night toward sweeping reform of Child Protective Services.
Supporters of Gov. Janet Napolitano’s plans to reform Child Protective Services accused Republican legislative leaders of dawdling on the issue Wednesday during a news conference at the state Capitol.
Gov. Janet Napolitano agreed Monday to let lawmakers provide more cash for the Independent Redistricting Commission by taking up the issue in the current legislative special session.
State utility regulator Jim Irvin has offered to resign in exchange for immunity from future criminal prosecution, sources said Thursday.
Attorney General Terry Goddard gave the go-ahead Monday for state Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Horne to enforce new guidelines on when students can enroll in bilingual education programs.