Despite his self-inflicted blunders, incumbent Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal is blaming his loss in the Republican primary to Diane Douglas on Common Core, the state’s learning standards.Read More »
Yearly Archives: 2014
A series of Sunday night robocalls made by the Alliance for Principled Conservatives was universally criticized by their targets – and the candidates they intended to help. Worsley said while he couldn’t obtain a full recording of the call, he was told that it accused him of criminal activity.Read More »
Buoyed by millions of dollars, outside spending and a memorably broad coalition of Republicans from Arizona and across the country, Doug Ducey has won the six-way GOP primary for governor, maintaining his frontrunner status he’s held for the past few months until the very end. Buoyed by millions of dollars, outside spending and a memorably broad coalition of Republicans from Arizona and across the country, Doug Ducey has won the six-way GOP primary for governor, maintaining his frontrunner status he’s held for the past few months until the very end.Read More »
So, you waited until today to vote. Perhaps you weren’t sure which candidate you like. Or maybe you just didn’t get an early ballot. There are some things you need to know.Read More »
A litigious libertarian think tank has asked the president of the state’s largest utility to account for the company’s political activity, and specifically whether the utility’s customers have been funding its electioneering or lobbying.Read More »
It may be hours before polls close and votes are counted in Arizona’s 2014 primary elections, but for a handful of candidates, today is just a formality. Five senators and two representatives are running unopposed in both the primary and the November general election, ensuring their place at the Capitol. And election is all but assured for many more candidates who are running on one-party-dominant districts.Read More »
When Matt Cottle asked his boss to let him work in the supermarket’s bakery, she told him he’d never do anything more than collect grocery carts.Read More »
For months, we heard the resounding warnings about how new Environmental Protection Agency regulations aimed at power generation could affect Arizona consumers and businesses. Now that the agency’s proposal has officially been released, it is clear that these warnings were not in vain, for the guidelines EPA put forth will leave our state and our country on the brink of economic calamity.Read More »
More people die in Arizona each year by suicide than from motor vehicle accidents.
The state spends more than $8,500 per person per year to assist the seriously mentally ill — more than to educate children in the public school system.
Congressional pre-primary campaign finance reports filed in the past week offer a final look into the fundraising prowess of primary election candidates in three hot congressional races.Read More »