Hale challenges choice of Gilbert man to represent Apache County in state Senate
State Rep. Albert Hale, who sought an appointment to a vacant state Senate seat, is challenging the Apache County Board of Supervisors’ decision to send a nominee who lives in Gilbert to the Capitol.
Challenge to new contribution limits filed in Superior Court
Opponents of a law that dramatically raises Arizona’s campaign contribution limits filed suit in Maricopa County Superior Court after the Arizona Supreme Court declined to take the case.
DES director speaks to Congress about low-income safety net
Clarence Carter, executive director of the Department of Economic Security in Arizona, spoke in Washington today, hoping to improve the safety net system for low income families.
Marijuana dispensaries get deadline reprieve
A Maricopa County Superior Court judge ruled today that given the obstacles encountered by medical marijuana dispensaries since 98 licenses were awarded in August 2013, the requirement to open within one year is unreasonable and must be revamped.
Horne threatens to sue federal commission over voter registration forms
Following the guidance of a U.S. Supreme Court justice, Attorney General Tom Horne has threatened to sue an effectively non-existent federal commission if it doesn’t put Arizona’s requirement of proof-of-citizenship on federal voter registration forms.
Horne is giving the U.S. Election Assistance Commission until Aug. 19 to act, stating in a July 26 letter to the commission’s acting executive director, Alice Miller, that Louisiana recently got approval to put requirements specific to the state on the federal forms.
Obama to discuss homeownership Tuesday in Phoenix
President Barack Obama has chosen Arizona for the next stop on his middle-class speech tour.
Medicaid referendum faces uncertain future
Organizers of a grassroots conservative effort to refer Gov. Jan Brewer’s Medicaid expansion plan to the ballot are keeping quiet about their progress as they prepare for the final month of their signature-gathering efforts.
Now you see it, now you don’t
The Arizona Republican Party yesterday took another dig at DuVal, criticizing the Dems for being averse to primary contests and for ignoring what the GOP characterized as “insensitive” advice from a party leader on what kinds of candidates should be recruited.
Feds, White Mountain Apaches sign ‘historic’ water-rights deal
The federal government and White Mountain Apache tribe signed a “historic” water-rights agreement Tuesday that the two sides said will guarantee water for the tribe and benefit Phoenix water users as well.
Arizona ruling says police can temporarily take guns
A new Arizona court ruling says police can take temporary custody of a person’s gun for officer-safety reasons even if the person’s contact with police was voluntary.
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