A bill designed to prevent future fights over who controls employees of the state Board of Education died Wednesday in the Arizona House after conservatives revolted against what they saw as a weakening of the state school superintendent's power.
Maricopa County plans to appeal a ruling that leaves the county responsible for liability claims arising from Sheriff Joe Arpaio's enforcement of two identity-theft laws that were used to convict hundreds of immigrant workers.
The American Pharmacy Association has voted to discourage its members from dispensing drugs to be used in executions. The resolution was adopted at the trade association’s conference earlier this week, but is not legally binding.
Next week, the Arizona School Boards Association will be hosting a three-day conference in Phoenix called The Equity Event: Leadership Strategies and Promising Practices for Closing the Opportunity and Achievement Gaps.