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Holding a red folder, UA President Robert C. Robbins presented the PAX Group report during a press conference Monday afternoon.

The University of Arizona had a series of systemic failures, including "missed opportunities and mistakes" that ultimately led to the October fatal shooting of Prof. Thomas Meixner, said UA President Robert C. Robbins. The Meixner family is preparing to sue for $9 million. Read more»

Arizona voters overwhelmingly approved a ballot measure in 2006 that denied in-state tuition – which could save a student thousands of dollars a year – to undocumented residents. Proposition 308 on this fall’s ballot would reverse that, and supporters are confident the state has changed and the law will, too.

Proposition 308 - which would make undocumented students eligible for in-state tuition if they have lived in the state for at least two years and got their high school diploma in the state - would reverse a law that that prohibits undocumented Arizona residents from getting in-state tuition. Read more»

The University of Arizona will cover full-time undergraduate tuition for members of the state's 22 federally recognized Native American tribes for any program on the school's main campus, officials announced Monday. Read more»

Maricopa County Recorder Stephen Richer questions election officials during a Jan. 5, 2022, hearing at the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors. Maricopa County Elections Department officials were responding to claims about the 2020 General Election made by Senate contractors Cyber Ninjas, Cyfir, and EchoMail.

In a scathing letter, Maricopa County officials laid into Attorney General Mark Brnovich for issuing a report last month that was "full of false innuendo and misrepresentations" about the 2020 election. Read more»

The light rail bridge over Tempe Town Lake, illuminated at night.

In a unanimous decision, the Arizona Supreme Court said state tax court should revisit a years-long legal battle between Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich and the Arizona Board of Regents over allegations a Tempe hotel on university land violates the state’s gift clause. Read more»

A display at the celebration of the University of Arizona's vaccination site as it closed on June 25.

Arizona's three state universities will require all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to comply with new federal guidelines, officials announced Friday. The deadline for employees to submit proof of vaccination, or to receive a religious or disability accommodation, is Dec. 8. Read more»

Brnovich touted his record suing the Arizona Board of Regents over tuition rates, taking on tech giants like Facebook and Google, fighting the Biden administration over border security, and defending election laws.

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich is running for U.S. Senate, joining a growing field that already includes that already includes Jim Lamon and Michael “Mick” McGuire, in what could be a contentious fight for the Republican nomination to take on Democratic Sen. Mark Kelly next year. Read more»

Arizona State University graduates in December 2010.

The campaign to repeal a state law that forces Dreamers who graduated from Arizona high schools to pay out-of-state tuition at the state’s universities has begun, with the launch of a campaign committee that hopes to spend millions of dollars to support the measure on the 2022 ballot. Read more»

Rep. Michelle Udall, a Republican from Mesa, embraces Jose Patiño, an immigrant leader, while Reyna Montoya (right), founder of Aliento, cries inside the gallery of the House of Representatives on May 10, 2021. Udall pushed past her caucus to get Senate Concurrent Resolution 1044 to vote. The measure, which will repeal an Arizona ban on in-state tuition for undocumented immigrants, passed 33-27.

With a bipartisan vote, the Arizona House of Representatives passed a measure in favor of Senate Concurrent Resolution 1044, which will give voters next year an opportunity to repeal parts of a 2006 ban on in-state tuition for undocumented immigrant students. Read more»

Eastern Arizona College in Thatcher.

Gov. Doug Ducey on Tuesday signed Senate Bill 1453, which allows community colleges outside of Maricopa and Pima counties to provide unlimited baccalaureate degrees and limited four-year degrees at community colleges in Arizona's two most populous counties. Read more»

Betting windows at sporting venues are closer to becoming a reality now that that a sports gambling bill has passed through the Arizona Senate.

The Arizona Senate passed legislation Monday night that paves the way for legalized sports betting in the state, possibly as soon as summer. Senate Bill 1797 and House Bill 2772 were passed with bipartisan support on the new gaming compact, which includes the legalization of daily fantasy sports, and now heads to Gov. Doug Ducey’s desk to become law. Read more»

Eligible DACA students were offered in-state tuition between May 7, 2015, after Superior Court ruled that they qualified for in-state tuition, and April 9, 2018, when the Arizona Supreme Court held they were not eligible.

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich and the Arizona Board of Regents agreed to dismiss the remaining claim in a 2017 lawsuit over the in-state tuition rates granted to some undocumented students. A 2006 voter-approved law prohibits people with no legal immigration status from accessing in-state tuition and financial aid. Read more»

Since the recession hit, Arizona has imposed some of the highest college tuition increases in the country while making some of the deepest cuts, according to a new national report.

Arizona continues to be one of the worst states in the nation when it comes to funding higher education, still reeling from deep budget cuts that were made during the recession, according to a new national report. Read more»

In Arizona, about 2,000 students without immigration status graduate from high school every year, according to the Migration Policy Institute. Pictured are graduates from North High School in Phoenix during a commencement ceremony on May 22, 2019.

Arizona high school graduates would be eligible for in-state tuition and public financial aid at state universities and colleges, even if they are undocumented, under a proposal that won approval Wednesday in a legislative committee. Read more»

The University of Arizona is refusing to disclose the Notice of Allegations issued from the NCAA related to the university’s program. The NOA is alleged to contain nine different violations, but the document has not been made public.

ESPN is suing the University of Arizona and the Arizona Board of Regents because they refuse to turn over NCAA records related to allegations against former UofA basketball coach Book Richardson, who went to federal prison in a bribery scandal. Read more»

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