Arizona

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
In a decision hailed as a "major victory for voters," the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday upheld an Arizona ballot initiative, adopted by voters in 2000, which took redistricting power away from elected politicians and gave it to a nonpartisan commission. The 5-4 decision (pdf), which saw Justice Anthony Kennedy serving as the swing vote, allows...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Environmentalists warn the development project could lower the aquifer that feeds springs and streams that support wildlife and recreation on the park's South Rim, pictured here. (Photo: Rich Herrmann/flickr/cc)
The U.S. Forest Service is considering approval for a mega-development on the...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Arizona's governor signed an extreme abortion restriction bill on Monday, which...

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