Phoenix, AZ – The Senate Education Committee voted Wednesday to require schools to ask parents to prove their children are in this country legally.
Sen. Russell Pearce said everyone knows there are children in Arizona schools who aren't here legally, students that, for the time being, the state has to educate. What isn't known are the numbers -- and the cost.
Phoenix, AZ – State lawmakers agreed today to let some gun owners bring their weapons into restaurants -- but not before they expanded the measure to also apply to bars.
State law bans weapons anywhere alcohol is served. Gary Christensen of the Arizona State Rifle and Pistol Association said that limits where people who carry a concealed weapon for self defense can eat, as many restaurants also have liquor licenses.
Phoenix, AZ – Some 2,300 university employees could get a rude surprise in their first paychecks next month.
The measure approved Tuesday by the Senate Appropriations Committee would cut the salary of every state and university worker who earns at least $100,000 a year by 5 percent, at least for the coming year. Those making $200,000 or more would lose 10 percent.