Phoenix, AZ – Governor Janet Napolitano is balking at putting state National Guard units along the international border to replace troops from across the nation who are being withdrawn. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer explains.
Phoenix, AZ – The state Court of Appeals ruled Thursday that a law which gives tax dollars to parents to send their children to private and parochial schools is illegal. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer reports.
Coffee has been called, the most grateful lubricant known to the human machine, and the most delightful taste in all nature. That morning cup could be even more important when you're in the backcountry. But as commentator Scott Thybony tells us, good trail coffee can prove elusive.
Arroyos are a common sight on the Colorado Plateau. Most flow only briefly, carrying moisture from springtime snowmelt and summer monsoon storms. Yet even when dry they bear witness to very specific places and times.
Phoenix, AZ – The House voted this afternoon to ask state residents whether they want to constitutionally ban gays from marrying. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer reports.
State law already limits marriage to one man and one woman. That statute has been upheld by the state Court of Appeals, a ruling the Supreme Court refused to disturb. But Rep. Steve Yarbrough said there's a good reason to put the language in the constitution.
Phoenix, AZ – Governor Janet Napolitano is defending plans to hike the state sales tax rate to among the highest in the nation to fund transit improvements. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer reports.
Phoenix, AZ – State senators agreed this morning to let Williams continue pumping water from an illegally drilled well. But as Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer reports, they want to be sure this kind of thing does not happen again.