The last bill sponsored by Congressman Gabrielle Giffords will heard in the U-S House of Representatives this morning. The measure toughens penalities for those caught smuggling drugs across the border in ultralight aircraft.
Arizona’s Independent Redistricting Commission says it needs more money. The IRC has racked up hundreds of thousands of dollars in legal fees over the past several months, and more lawsuits may be coming.
The thousands of Arizona homes now sitting empty, in the wake of the real estate slump, have created some new jobs. Some property owners are hiring caretakers to house-sit for them and protect their investments.