NEA applauds Supreme Court ruling on Arizona anti-immigration law

by Cindy Long The United States Supreme Court on Monday invalidated key parts of Arizona’s controversial immigration law, voting 5-3 that the federal government, which had claimed the law encroached on its authority to enforce immigration law, does have the power to block the  measure. The Court struck down Section 3 of SB1070, creating state crimes … Continued

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State news roundup for May 12, 2012

Arizona – Legislation returns retirement contribution to 50/50 On May 7, 2012, Governor Brewer signed legislation (HB2264) [ed note: pdf link]that returns the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS) contribution rate back to an equal 50/50 split between the state and its workers. It also requires the state to refund any contributions made in excess of … Continued

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