Bill would make it more difficult to recall lawmakers
Under a proposal championed by Sen. Steve Smith, R-Maricopa, party-mates who are willing to challenge an officeholder in a recall must do it in a primary election first.
In an amicus brief, Speaker-elect J.D. Mesnard, Senate President-elect Steve Yarbrough and Gov. Doug Ducey’s Office of Office of Strategic Planning & Budgeting told the Arizona Supreme Court that Proposition 206, will impose a “significant hardship” on the Legislature and Arizona’s taxpayers.