Unwilling to wait for congressional action, a first-term Arizona legislator said today she is attempting to clip the wings of the National Security Agency — at least in this state. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.
Prescott rancher Steve Pierce won out over retired Gilbert attorney Andy Biggs after the 21 Republicans met behind closed doors for more than an hour. The unusual mid-session vacancy was caused after Mesa voters recalled Russell Pearce, who had that job before. Under his leadership the Senate spent a fair amount of time debating measures aimed at illegal immigration. But his successor sidestepped questions of whether that focus will change.