A new report published in the "American Political Science Review" has two scholars arguing after looking at decades of data across the country that state legislatures actually end up taking more action to benefit rural rather than more urban areas.
Gov. Jan Brewer is starting to become annoyed with what she calls the "Monday Morning Quarterbacking" she said is taking place over the more than 6,000 cases of child abuse Child Protective Services failed to investigate. Still, she said she understands the public outrage over the issue.
A Cochise County Superior Court judge ruled Tuesday that the widow of a murdered Arizona border rancher could not prevent the law enforcement report on her husband’s death from being released to the public.
For almost two decades, New Mexico has led the nation in drug overdose deaths. In 2012, nearly 500 New Mexicans died from drug overdoses. For many, opioids — like prescription painkillers and heroin — are the drugs of choice, and they’re easy to find and often cheap.
Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne says a woman’s conviction for defrauding the state’s Medicaid system, AHCCCS, by claiming she had leukemia, should be a message to everyone who might be thinking about cheating the system.