October 25, 2020

Legal Beat

Prescott Jail Gets Day in Court

A hearing in the lawsuit to halt the Yavapai County jail construction for environmental reasons has been set for November 9, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. in the Yavapai County Courthouse before Judge Michael McGill. But it may not be about the issues the Plaintiff wanted to discuss. Bill Williams, a journalist with a paralegal degree

State

APS wants to raise rates, but during pandemic, many Arizonans aren’t on board

Arizona Public Service, the state’s largest utility provider, is proposing a rate increase starting next year, a move opposed by many customers reeling from the financial fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic. The rate hike, which would raise rates 3% to 6% for the majority of its 2.7 million customers statewide, would raise an estimated $184

State

Report: Migrant deaths in the desert have reached seven-year high

Remains of 181 migrants were found in the Arizona desert through the end of September, 37 more than in all of last year and the most since 2013, according to the group Humane Borders. The rise in migrant deaths comes during a year of intense heat and little precipitation for Arizona – but also at

Buz Blog

Judges and the Will of the People

All politicians and political parties tend to bend their rhetoric and legislative voting toward public opinion (or the opinion of their base). More often than not, they will do this in spite of any long held moral tenets, certainly not because of them. It is easier to get elected or reelected by swaying with what

Opinion

Opinion: The Best High School in the Country May be Sacrificed to Diversity

Demographic change has remade the Old Dominion. Once reliably conservative, Virginia is now a blue state. Non-white immigrants and white liberals moving to Northern Virginia (NOVA) lead this sea change. Arlington, once home to Robert E. Lee, and Alexandria, once a city that honored the Confederacy, are occupied territory. Liberal whites and Asians face a contradiction. NOVA residents are generally

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