Gov. Doug Ducey said Tuesday he won't take another round of tax cuts off the table, even as Arizona schools struggle to recover the hundreds of millions of dollars in state aid they lost during the recession.
The United States Forest Service and wild horse activists will meet in court Wednesday to discuss the future of the animals on Tonto National Forest land. Last week, a federal judge denied activists a temporary restraining order to stop the Forest Service from rounding up horses near the Salt River.
Federal prosecutors in Tucson entered a plea deal on Monday with one of the men charged in the 2010 murder of U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry. Terry was part of an elite task force when he was killed north of Nogales, Arizona.
The U.S. Department of Justice, after settling most of its own civil rights lawsuit against the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office, will be able to intervene in a separate lawsuit that found the sheriff’s office had engaged in racial profiling against Latino drivers.