Hot Links: Immigrant Round-Up; Anti-Abortion Bill Floated; Stimulus Bill to Help Build Valley Infrastructure

Deputies catch dozens of undocumented workers in the immigrant round-up du jour at a maintenance facility at 19th Avenue and Lower Buckeye that contracts with the county. You knew they'd get around to it: Republican lawmakers craft an anti-abortion bill that's expected to fare better if it lands on the governor's desk than such plans did under Janet Napolitano. And speaking of guvs, the state's new Top Chef, Jan Brewer, has appointed three new cabinet members. The East Valley could become a giant road construction zone, thanks to about $900 billion in the federal stimulus package slated to upgrade sewers and thoroughfares. Mesa schools need to find another million dollars to cut from the their budget. Pornmeisters who infiltrated the Super Bowl broadcast, beware -- the FBI is coming to get you. Did we hear a snicker?  

 

Deputies round up illegal immigrants at landscape business

 

 

Lawmakers plan abortion restrictions

 

Brewer fills three more cabinet positions

 

 

 

East Valley may get infrastructure upgrade from stimulus money

 

Mesa schools budget slashing another $1 million

 

Comcast involves FBI in hunt for porn broadcasters

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Ray Stern has worked as a newspaper reporter in Arizona for more than two decades. He's won numerous awards for his reporting, including the Arizona Press Club's Don Bolles Award for Investigative Journalism.