Arizona's voter registration numbers have risen by about 2,300 since the last report in April.Read More »
Monthly Archives: July 2013
The Arizona Supreme Court is declining to consider a lawsuit aiming to block an increase in state campaign-contribution limits.Read More »
State Treasurer Doug Ducey filed an exploratory committee for the 2014 governor’s race, taking the first steps toward his widely expected candidacy for the state’s highest office.Read More »
The Arizona Supreme Court declined to accept a case challenging the state’s new campaign contribution limits.
In a Tuesday afternoon order, Justice Robert Brutinel wrote that the court would not accept a petition for special action filed by opponents of HB2593, who hoped to bypass the lower courts and go straight to the Supreme Court. Brutinel did not elaborate on the high court’s reason for declining jurisdiction in the case.
Thomas Collins, the attorney who has provided legal advice to the Citizens Clean Elections Commission for the past two and a half years, will take over the agency as its new executive director.Read More »
Even though Arizona and the IRC were subject to DOJ preclearance in 2011-2012, plaintiffs in a federal lawsuit over Arizona’s legislative map argue that the courts should retroactively apply the recent US Supreme Court ruling on the Voting Rights Act.Read More »
A Phoenix driver with only a high school diploma could be charged as much as 12 percent more in auto insurance premiums than a plant supervisor with a college degree, according to a report released Monday.Read More »
The Arizona Supreme Court on Tuesday hears arguments in an appeal of a lower court's ruling that requires the state Legislature to give schools an annual funding increase even in lean years to account for inflation.Read More »
U.S. authorities have detained eight activists who asked to be allowed to re-enter the United States from Mexico on humanitarian grounds in a protest against American immigration policies.Read More »
Magellan Health Services has a new ally in its battle over a multibillion-dollar contract for behavioral health services in Maricopa County.Read More »