State Senator Steve Gallardo is dropping out of the race to represent Arizona's Seventh Congressional District. The Phoenix Democrat will instead run for an open seat on the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors.
The U.S. Senate held a hearing in Chicago on Monday to discuss the issue of immigrant military enlistment. Those who testified urged Republican leaders in Congress to allow a vote on comprehensive immigration reform.
For the first time in the history of this country, a Native American woman has taken the oath to become a federal judge. She will be the only American Indian to serve on the federal bench out of almost 900 judges.
A proposed ordinance that would impose new rules on owners of blighted golf courses will be discussed at a public meeting at Phoenix city hall Tuesday. The measure comes up as a neighborhood group tries to save a golf course in Ahwatukee.
After a string of fatal wrong-way driver crashes in Phoenix, state highway safety officials held an emergency meeting over the weekend to discuss ways to keep more Arizona drivers safe. In the past six days, seven people have died after being hit by a wrong-way driver.
Upcoming repair work on the Interstate 10 Deck Park Tunnel will destroy a portion of the Japanese garden in central Phoenix. Some people are upset because it has taken years to carefully prune the trees and bushes in a traditional Asian style.