Sponsored by
crime & safety

crime & safetyRSS

« First  <  130 131 132 133 134 >  Last »

Buckmaster Show

Buckmaster: Reaction to Brewer's Medicaid-expansion proposal

State Rep. Ethan Orr of Tucson's District 9, plus Shelly Fishman has the Tuesday Money Maker Report, Sam Williams, owner and founder of New View Group and David Safier of BlogforArizona.... Read more»

Brewer: Make performance part of formula for Az school funding

Gov. Jan Brewer called Monday for Arizona to make performance part of the formula that allocates school funding.Gov. Jan Brewer delivers her State of the State address Monday.... Read more»

Full text of Brewer's State of the State address

We have just celebrated all of the achievements of Arizona's first 100 years, and we were reminded of Arizona's "Five C's": copper – cattle – cotton – citrus – and climate. I am here to tell you that our second century will hinge on another 'C.' Competition.... Read more»

Barber backs mental illness care in gun talk with Biden

In a Monday meeting with Vice President Joe Biden, U.S. Rep. Ron Barber backed better care for the mentally ill in a discussion of measures to reduce gun violence.... Read more»1

Buckmaster Show

Buckmaster: 2013 Tucson real estate outlook

The Monday Political Face-off with commentators Bruce Ash and Paul Eckerstrom. Also, housing expert John Strobeck has the latest numbers on Tucson real estate, and Joan Lionetti, executive director of Tucson Clean and Beautiful. ... Read more»

Billboard industry touts discredited research on electronic sign safety

A Swedish study has found that drivers take long gazes at electronic billboards, possibly raising the risk of highway crashes. The new research has put the U.S. billboard industry into a defensive mode. In an effort to dismiss the findings, the industry’s top trade group quickly cited an unpublished U.S. government study to argue that the electronic displays pose no traffic safety hazard.... Read more»


Preventing gun violence in our nation

After last month’s senseless shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut—in which 20 children and 6 adults were shot and killed—we need to immediately address the gaps in our current law that enable mass shootings, as well as the everyday shootings that on average claim the lives of 33 Americans each day.... Read more»

School reform groups question proposals for armed security

As the White House considers proposals to allocate federal money for armed guards in schools, prominent school-discipline reform groups have issued a report denouncing the idea as a misguided reaction to the Newtown school shooting.... Read more»

Missing elderly couple located in Tempe

Updated: An elderly Tempe couple, who had last been seen Saturday in Tucson, were found and returned to their home. John Charles Stegmeier, 89, and his 90-year-old wife, Marie Montana Stegmeier, both have have mental deficiencies associated with dementia.... Read more»

Faith in values

Faith communities step up efforts against gun violence

Two days after the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, the Very Rev. Gary Hall climbed into the stone pulpit at Washington, D.C.’s National Cathedral and delivered a fierce sermon that grabbed headlines across the country.... Read more»

Border roundup: The cost of immigration, changes in 2013

A look at the national, local and human costs of immigration policy as well as possible changes in store for 2013, plus a summary of recent Border Patrol activity.... Read more»1

Small changes could make big difference for immigrants

As Congress prepares for what is expected to be a contentious debate over immigration reform, with issues like the DREAM Act and what kind of reforms constitute "amnesty" expected to be at the forefront, immigration lawyers say addressing lesser-known and arcane policies could be just as important and effective.... Read more»1

Horne: Supreme Court ruling could speed Az death penality

The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling that a mentally incompetent Arizona death-row inmate cannot indefinitely delay his case will speed the “scandalously long” pace of similar cases, the state’s attorney general said Thursday.... Read more»

Lopez: Limit size of ammo clips to stem gun violence

Democratic state senator Linda Lopez called Thursday for Arizona to ban ammunition clips that hold more than 10 rounds, saying they enable rampages like the ones in Newtown, Conn., Aurora, Colo., and her hometown of Tucson.... Read more»

U.S. conservatives: Terror lapping at Latin America’s shores

Is Islamic terror lapping at America's shores? Roger Noriega thinks so. Noriega, a Kansas native and Republican diehard, is living proof that American politics affords its sons a second chance, maybe even a third.... Read more»

« First  <  130 131 132 133 134 >  Last »