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  • Is it the 1950s? Arizona's Legislature wants to legalize prejudice

    Is it the 1950s? Arizona's Legislature wants to legalize prejudice
    Reading the latest news out of Arizona on gay rights brings an image to mind: Jim Crow. The Arizona Legislature on Thursday approved a law that would allow a business owner to refuse service to a gay customer if doing so would violate the practice of...
  • Wary Arizona businesses urge veto of anti-gay bill

    TUCSON — Some Arizona business owners, still smarting from boycotts launched after the state passed a sweeping anti-illegal-immigration law, are trying to fend off a possible backlash from a new piece of legislation that has the gay community and...
  • Arizona businesses already can refuse to serve gays: SB1062 explained

    It’s either a small fix to protect the free exercise of religion or a "no cake for gays" bill that would invite businesses to discriminate, depending on whom you talk to. The legislation, SB 1062, would bolster a business owner’s right to...
  • Review: 'The State of Arizona' on PBS looks at immigration wars

    Review: 'The State of Arizona' on PBS looks at immigration wars
    A relatively evenhanded and necessarily inconclusive close-up look at immigration wars and identity politics in the Grand Canyon State, "The State of Arizona" (PBS, Monday) features major players and ordinary citizens on each side of the battle as well as...
  • Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer bows to term limits law, will not run again

    TUCSON, Ariz. -- Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer announced Wednesday she would not seek a third term, forgoing a campaign that would have required her to challenge the state's term limits measure. The Republican had left open the option of running this year,...
  • Remarks by Ariz. Gov. Jan Brewer on SB 1062

     
    Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer announced Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, that she had vetoed SB 1062, a bill critics had branded as anti-gay. This is the text of her veto message....
  • Countdown to Obamacare

    The countdown has started. In about 100 days, starting Oct. 1, millions of families across the nation will have an opportunity to enroll in health coverage through the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare. The full benefits of the law will...
  • Maryland's 'lawless sheriffs' are upholding our constitutional rights

    Maryland's 'lawless sheriffs' are upholding our constitutional rights
    State Del. Jon S. Cardin's recent commentary on Garrett County Sheriff Robert Corley is full of half truths and lies ("The lawless sheriffs of Maryland," June 17). Arizona's Sheriff Joe Arpaio is not a laughingstock, and I challenge Delegate Cardin to...
  • O'Malley warns of 'job-killing' sequester cuts

    Gov. Martin O'Malley warned Sunday morning that Maryland faces "job-killing cuts" if Congress allows a wave of automatic spending reductions to take place this Friday as scheduled. Appearing on CBS' Face the Nation alongside Virginia Republican Gov. Bob...
  • End of the line for the Maricopa martinet?

    In the end, it may be children that finally rid Arizona of the bullying tactics of Sheriff Joe Arpaio. The adults there certainly haven't been able to do it. Many regard the longtime sheriff of Maricopa County as a disgrace to the badge he wears. Others,...
  • California weighing cost of running federal programs during shutdown

    SACRAMENTO — Facing the prospect of a prolonged federal government shutdown, Gov. Jerry Brown will soon need to decide if the state will shoulder the cost to keep running federal programs used by millions of Californians. State officials say...