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One of the many surprises in Wes Anderson's rich, layered and quirkily entertaining new film, "The Grand Budapest Hotel," is the emergence of a new comic actor, one with impeccable timing and just the right mix of gravitas and utter zaniness.
Arizona made national news again, but it was not necessarily in a good way. My sister back in Indiana called me last week. She was watching the news and wanted to know what on Earth was happening in Arizona. When SB 1062 passed both chambers of the legislature, a friend from high school who connects with me via Facebook wrote, “Chalk up another one for religion.”
For the second year in a row, the city’s Information Security and Privacy website received a “Best of the Web” award from the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC) in the Local Government category.
The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that it will be a sponsor of the Phoenix Alumni Chapter’s Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute lecture series this month. Labor and Employment Group associate Marian M. Zapata-Rossa will present the opening remarks and introduce the guest speaker, former U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales.
Few shifts in American customs and politics will ever equal the one launched a brief eight years ago by the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transsexual (LGBT) community. Considering the alternative lifestyle population makes up less than 4 percent of our nation according to the Williams Institute, their success is even more remarkable.
On March 3, our community and country will celebrate a unique birthday. On that date in 1931, President Herbert Hoover signed Public Law 823 that established the Star Spangled Banner as our National Anthem. At its national convention in Salt Lake City, the American Legion went on record supporting the birthday of this special music with a national day of observance.
To our Governor, State Senate and House, Senators McCain and Flake and the citizens of Arizona.
Rejecting last minute pleas from supporters, Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed late Wednesday controversial legislation billed as protecting religious freedom.
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer was holding a series of private meetings Wednesday with opponents and proponents of legislation adding protections for people who assert their religious beliefs in refusing service to gays, a proposal that has focused national attention on the state as business groups, gay rights supporters and even many fellow Republicans urged her to use her veto power.
Proponents of a change in laws on religious freedom get a last chance today to convince Gov. Jan Brewer to sign the legislation.
The hype and rhetoric on both sides of SB 1062 now awaiting action by Gov. Jan Brewer may disguise the fact the measure does far less than some have suggested.
The state Senate sent Gov. Jan Brewer controversial legislation billed as protecting religious freedom on Monday even as two more senators who voted last week for SB 1062 now say that was a mistake.
The decision by Republican lawmakers approve a decision on a measure billed as promoting religious freedom is forcing Gov. Jan Brewer to choose between her desire to promote the state's economy and her own strong religious beliefs.
Arizona cannot cut off family planning funding to Planned Parenthood simply because the organization also provides abortions, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday.
A controversial bill passed by the Arizona Legislature has sparked conversation and debate across the nation.
I found out Feb. 11 that since April 2013, Medicare granted itself a 2 percent discount from doctors and medical providers with a contract with Medicare. They then sent AARP United Healthcare a form with the full payment so my supplemental insurance also did not pay the 2 percent. Meanwhile, the discrepancy had a note that local state and federal law required an adjustment.
Saying the legislation would be “unbelievably damaging” to the state, the head of a major economic development group is urging Gov. Jan Brewer to veto legislation expanding the ability of businesses to use their religion to deny services.
Gov. Jan Brewer is going to get the last word on whether Arizona business owners can cite their religion as a reason to turn away gays – and maybe others.
Ignoring pleas from business leaders, the Senate Education Committee voted 6-3 along party lines Thursday to bar Arizona from implementing the Common Core standards the state adopted just four years earlier.
State lawmakers hope to use fees paid by medical marijuana users and dispensaries to convince everyone else not to inhale.
A rape happens every 5 hours and 13 minutes in Arizona, according to the Arizona Department of Public Safety. About one in four of the rapes are solved. That leaves plenty of rapists out there to attack again and again.
Attorneys representing medical marijuana dealers are hoping new “guidance” Friday by federal officials paves the way for their clients to finally have bank accounts.
As a leader in driver safety, AAA recognizes the recent strides our legislators have made in making Arizona roads safer. Fewer children will be killed in motor crashes, thanks to our stronger child passenger law. In addition, stranded motorists, roadside assistance crews, and road maintenance now receive the added protection of our Move Over law. And in 2007, we made modest improvements to our state’s graduated driver license (GDL) law, providing a safer learning environment for young drivers by minimizing passenger distractions and nighttime driving risks.
ATLANTA — Health officials have begun to predict the end of cigarette smoking in America.
1. On Jan. 29 at 8:50 a.m. police took a criminal damage report in the 3900 block of east Chandler Boulevard.