A case now before the courts in Texas may set a precedent in alleged racial profiling cases brought against the Border Patrol. If it succeeds, it would open a pathway for people to sue an individual agent, not simply the Border Patrol as an institution.
In 2006, the Arizona Corporation Commission implemented a standard requiring the state’s public utilities to produce 15 percent of its energy through renewable sources by 2025. But as incentives have faded away, the idea of reducing the renewable standard or extending the timeline in Arizona has been floated.
Arizona State University officially broke ground this morning on its new downtown law school building, even though construction on the $129 million project on the corner of Taylor and First Streets started over the summer.
Visitors at the Islamic Center of Tucson have been subject to harassment recently from high-rise residential towers near the center. Eggs, pumpkins and bottles have been thrown at the center, including at children playing basketball outside.