The executive director of the Arizona Citizens Clean Elections Commission says Attorney General Tom Horne should repay the state for using his offices and executive staff to work on his re-election campaign.
Arizona health officials are preparing for a potential mosquito infestation after this week’s heavy rainfall. A lot of standing water encourages the pests to breed and that’s raising concerns about spread of West Nile Virus.
A lawyer for the state of Arizona told a federal judge on Monday it’s too bad, but not illegal, that the state will not recognize a Green Valley man as the survivor of the man he legally married in California.
Severe flooding shut down interstates, stranded motorists and caused huge traffic backups around the Valley on Monday. But despite the problems, the Maricopa County Flood Control District’s 140 structures and 22 dams were operating normally.
A federal appeals court in San Francisco heard oral arguments Monday on same-sex marriage bans in Idaho, Nevada and Hawaii. The court’s decision is likely to impact other state laws as well, including Arizona’s ban on same-sex marriage.
The proposed Interstate 11 freeway that would connect Phoenix and Las Vegas has cleared another important hurdle. Nevada’s Transportation Board has passed a final feasibility study for the project and mapped out the direction the route would take between Vegas and Reno.