Wednesday, July 6, 2011 3:00 am
The Hill reports that “President Obama ... defiantly said he
does not need to discuss the constitutionality of the War Powers
Resolution because U.S. military involvement in Libya has not come
to that point.” The President evidently regards the “fuss” over
whether or not the newest in a long string of wars is legal as
merely “politics,” calling American participation a “limited
Tuesday, December 18, 2012 5:02 pm
Throughout our lives, things happen that make you ask, “What is this world coming to?” Friday was one of those days. It was one of those days where we hear there are 20 young children dead and six school professionals dead because a 20-year-old shot them inside their classrooms.
Not meeting the four foot, 10-inch height requirement, six-year-old Amy Grimes will now be sitting in a booster seat in accordance with the new state law.
Kelsey Zormeier is one of the children who will be impacted by the new booster-seat law. The five-year-old had no problem buckling up last week. The new law, which requires children between ages four and eight, goes into effect on Aug. 2.
Wednesday, October 19, 2011 3:00 am
The old adage “Never let facts get in the way of a good story”
seems to apply to Councilwoman Roxanne Ziegler’s recent opinion in
The Explorer (“County official should follow best practices,” Oct.
Tuesday, June 8, 2010 11:00 pm
Early last month, an Oro Valley resident
called police, concerned that laborers doing yard work at a
neighbor's house were illegal immigrants.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Pima County Adult Detention Center workers prepare an inmate for transfer into U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody last month. Jail officials turn over suspected illegal immigrants to federal custody most weekdays.
Wednesday, February 27, 2013 4:00 am
Every year as federal and state lawmakers start working on the year’s tasks at hand from budgets to amending, defeating or approving new laws, there’s always a list of proposed legislature that makes one raise an eyebrow.
Sunday, November 27, 2011 10:58 am
The Arizona Legislature is taking steps to increase penalties
for not reporting a missing person to authorities, in an effort to
protect missing children.
Tuesday, April 21, 2009 11:00 pm
It's time for the country to have an open, honest, fearless
discussion about our drug laws.
Wednesday, January 26, 2005 12:00 am
Jan. 19, 2005 - Marana town officials say they plan to focus
efforts this legislative session on changing Arizona laws that
currently allow Marana citizens to counter the actions of their
town council by collecting only a handful of petition
Tuesday, July 9, 2002 11:00 pm
Oro Valley's success in getting legislation approved to swap
federal highway funds for state money has saved the town more than
$200,000 in the past two years and stands to save the town hundreds
of thousands more in the years to come, according to local
Tuesday, November 26, 2013 5:00 pm
(BPT) - Americans have come a long way in their acceptance of marijuana. Long gone are the days of “Reefer Madness,” the infamous 1936 movie that depicted a couple falling into addiction and ultimately – madness. Today, 58 percent of Americans favor the legalizing of pot for recreational use, according to an October 2013 Gallup poll.
Laws to legalize pot for recreational use continue to grow
Tuesday, June 25, 2013 3:05 pm
PHOENIX -- Saying it makes Arizona a friendlier place to do business, Gov. Jan Brewer signed a major overhaul Tuesday of how the state and cities collect sales taxes and audit businesses to ensure compliance.
Monday, March 11, 2013 12:06 pm
Every day, emergency and public safety crews put their lives on the line to help motorists stranded along highways. Tragically, crashes involving emergency and other vehicles that are pulled over along highway shoulders claim hundreds of lives across the country each year.
Tuesday, March 5, 2013 8:48 am
This month, many Arizonans will set out for spring break road trips and head to neighboring states. Though this is a welcomed recess from school, AAA urges drivers of all ages to hit the books before hitting the road to ensure they’re aware of how traffic laws in other states differ from our own.
Wednesday, December 26, 2012 4:00 am
Before newly-elected Arizona Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick makes her way to Washington D.C. for her Jan. 3 swear-in, she is making her rounds through Congressional District 1 to speak with community leaders and residents, and collect input that she will take with her to Capitol Hill.
Wednesday, December 19, 2012 7:28 am
Monday, December 17, 2012 11:02 am
When a tragedy strikes, it is human nature for us to ask, "Why?" And in the next breath, we wonder, "What can be done so this never will happen again?"
Wednesday, November 21, 2012 10:13 am
The Arizona Highway Patrol Association (AHPA) has some advice for all drivers over the Thanksgiving holiday- BE CAREFUL! According to the Department of Public Safety (DPS), one crash occurs every five seconds. Because of budget cuts and less overtime, fewer officers are on the road responding to increased holiday calls for service.
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 4:00 am
During the sentencing of Tucson gunman Jared Loughner at the U.S. District Court of Arizona on Nov. 8, Mark Kelly held nothing back when it came to his feelings about the nation’s gun laws.
Tuesday, October 16, 2012 1:36 pm
Ann Kirkpatrick is honored to announce the endorsements of law-enforcement leaders across Arizona's Congressional District 1 -- sheriffs or county attorneys from Apache, Coconino, Gila, Greenlee, Navajo, Pima and Pinal counties. Kirkpatrick has already received the endorsement of the Arizona Fraternal Order of Police.
Wednesday, October 3, 2012 4:00 am
Many of us are small business owners, including farms and ranches. When you have a farm or ranch or own your own business, there is no guarantee your children will want to run the ranch, farm or business like you are doing. You may know that well in advance. A common scenario which I have frequently dealt with is when a large amount of land, or a family owned business, has been passed on to several children and no one wants to run the farm, ranch or family business. Sometimes one child is willing to take over, but the others want their shares in cash.