The Republican Governors Association has been meeting in Scottsdale this week and drew some pretty big gubernatorial names, including Rick Perry of Texas, Bobby Jindall of Louisiana and the group’s newly elected chairman, Chris Christie of New Jersey.
Whether you have bought tickets for a Saturday night concert, gone out for a birthday dinner or spent part of an afternoon pulling the one-armed bandit, you have contributed to Arizona’s huge Indian gaming industry.
A proposal to give a university tuition discount to some immigrant students in the United States illegally has been rejected by the Arizona Board of Regents. The board nixed a proposal from Regent Dennis DeConcini, with other regents saying it would not survive a legal challenge.
It’s been five years since the Navajo Nation opened its first casino. For two decades the tribe resisted the lure of the quick money maker. They feared the social ills that tend to come with gaming — compulsive gambling, alcoholism, crime and loss of culture.
A city along the Texas border is fighting to keep water within its county lines from being shipped to San Antonio. The fight pits the big city against its small town neighbors. if a proposed plan goes through, the mayor of Del Rio is threatening legal action.
Voters in Albuquerque have rejected a ban on late term abortions. Unofficial results from the city clerk's office show that about 55 percent of voters cast ballots against the controversial measure Tuesday.
A joint legislative committee held a hearing on Wednesday to investigate the licensing practices of the Arizona Medical Board. A state ombudsman’s report on the board found the board was not following state regulations for licensing physicians.