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Babbitt calls on president, Congress to focus on conservation efforts

Former Arizona Gov. Bruce Babbitt called for more active land preservation by the federal government Tuesday, criticizing what he called Washington’s neglect of public lands.... Read more»

Prop. 115 would give governor more say in judicial selections

Proposition 115 would have more judicial nominees come before the governor for selection and give the governor more power over the makeup of commissions that nominate candidates.... Read more»1

Senate weighs state Supreme Court justice’s federal nomination

Arizona Supreme Court Justice Andrew Hurwitz was subjected to only a few light questions Thursday as the Senate Judiciary Committee considered his nomination to a seat on the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.... Read more»

Obama taps Az justice for federal appeals court

President Barack Obama on Wednesday nominated Arizona Supreme Court Justice Andrew David Hurwitz to a seat on the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.... Read more»

Arizonans recall fight for state MLK holiday

From 2011: It would be two years after memorial planning began before an Arizona governor would declare a state holiday for Martin Luther King Jr. That sparked another six years of fights – in the State Capitol and at the ballot box – before the state would adopt a King holiday. Only New Hampshire took longer to do so.... Read more»