Gov. Jan Brewer is asking the United States Supreme Court to let the state enforce a provision of SB 1070 it has been prevented from enforcing by a federal trial judge and the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.
United States Speaker of the House John Boehner has hired the former head of Senator John McCain’s immigration staff, Rebecca Tallent, to head his effort to win approval of immigration reform legislation.
A lawsuit filed in federal court claims the constitutional amendment voters approved in 2008 barring same-sex marriage violates the equal protection and due process sections of the United States Constitution.
A former State Department official and current high-powered investment banker is adding his voice to those calling for legislation that would create paid leave for the parents of newborn children or those caring for ill family members.