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Unwilling to wait for congressional action, a first-term state legislator is attempting to clip the wings of the National Security Agency, at least in Arizona.
Calling the Arizona legislation constitutionally flawed, proponents of abortion rights on Monday urged the U.S. Supreme Court to block the state from enforcing a ban on the procedure at 20 weeks.
The state’s jobless rate dropped last month — but just a bit — indicating that Arizona’s recovery is languishing.
Advocates for Comprehensive Immigration Reform (English translation: amnesty) like to point out that immigrants in the past have flocked to America and made important contributions to our nation. That’s true, but the America of 1913 was different from 2013 in ways that greatly affect the probability that immigrants will become contributing citizens.
In this Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012, photo, a sign attracts job-seekers during a job fair at the Marriott Hotel in Colonie, N.Y. The October employment report the government will release Friday, Nov. 2, 2012 will likely solidify the picture of the U.S. job market that’s emerged this year: Companies are hiring steadily but cautiously. And unemployment remains high. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)
The Founding Fathers certainly didn’t agree on everything, but when it came to a public education, a seriously radical idea at the time, they were of one mind.
After plenty of haggling, and a fair amount of political theater, Congress reached a last-minute agreement to raise the debt ceiling and end the partial government shutdown. Most people would agree that a fully functioning government that can pay its bills on time is a positive thing — and it’s certainly good news for investors, because a default on the part of the U.S. government could have had serious repercussions in the financial markets. But what’s next?
This is in response to Martha Mriss’ letter on Oct. 20 (“Obama comments make Crook look foolish”).
Tom Patterson’s privileged class of the elite snubs the middle class (“What’s really good for the middle class is good for America, AFN, Oct. 13). He misses the mark in his biased Tea Party fashion. Middle class jobs are sent overseas where inadequate pay and work for peanuts abound. Locked doors caused workers to be burned to death because of being locked in their sweat shops. Now the super wealthy are after workers’ pensions and safety nets for their families. No affordable health care, no overtime, shorter hours, lower pay, no vacations, work on holidays without extra pay, etc.
Ripped from headlines that still feel wet, "The Fifth Estate" dramatizes the fast, controversial rise of anonymous-whistleblower website WikiLeaks and its figurehead, Julian Assange.
Each year the Ahwatukee Foothills Chamber of Commerce honors local business women through the Palo Verde Women in Business Award.
Arizonans lacking insurance can now begin the process of purchasing their own through the recently opened health insurance marketplace.
Protestors holds signs against the government shutdown on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol building on Capitol Hill on Friday, Oct. 4, 2013 in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
Desert Vista senior Jalen Jelks was one of the 10 defensive linemen from around the nation selected to the The U.S. Under-19 National Team.
Boulder City, Nev. -- It’s easy to trade the wild ways of Las Vegas for the wilds of the nearby Colorado River: All it takes is a call to a boating outfitter and a federally-approved form of ID.
Mr. Bryan Brinkley of Arizona People Acting for a Safer Society (AZ PASS) wrote a guest commentary in the AFN on Aug. 30, titled “Should guns be loved more than other people?” in which he seems to be offended that AFN published two rebuttals by a “loud minority in the community” to the stance that he and his organization represent.
A judge late Thursday cleared the way for politicians to immediately start taking much more money from private donors and political action committees for their campaigns.
Even if everything Secretary of State John Kerry says about chemical weapons in Syria were true, the evidence would prove only that Bashar al-Assad committed crimes against civilians. It would not prove that the U.S. government has either the moral or legal authority to commit acts of war.
The government is putting its foot down on rising airfares and fees by attempting to block the latest airline merger — but for fliers, it’s already too late.
Americans’ confidence in the economy inched closer to a 5 1/2-year high on growing optimism that hiring and wages could pick up in coming months.
Justine and Brian Denison say they adhere to all the growing practices required for organic certification, yet if they label their beans and tomatoes “organic” at the farmer’s market, they could face federal charges and $20,000 or more in fines.
President Barack Obama on July 31 announced his nomination of Kenneth L. Mossman, an Arizona State University professor of health physics and an international expert in radiation health and safety, to the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board.
For years, the Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG) and the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) have been spouting a story of how the South Mountain Freeway (SMF) will save our Valley from traffic congestion and air pollution. Now that experts have weighed in, it is clear that these claims are untrue and that this freeway proposal is a major fraud perpetrated by MAG and spread by ADOT in the form of its recent Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS).
A while ago Obama made a comment that went like this: “We have laws that have been around for almost 250 years. At first they served us pretty well, but now things have changed. It is about time that we have collective laws and eliminate these others.”