In a case with statewide and possibly immediate impact, the Arizona Court of Appeals ruled Thursday that “dark money” groups can be forced to disclose the source of their cash even if their commercials don’t specifically advocate for anyone’s election or defeat.Read More »
Yearly Archives: 2014
Gov. Jan Brewer endorsed former Mesa Mayor Scott Smith at an event at Mesa’s Cubs Park on Thursday, touting him as the candidate who will build on the work she’s done in the past five-plus years.Read More »
Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal has joined the barbarians at the gate.
Huppenthal flip-flopped Tuesday on his position on Common Core, saying he “never” supported the learning standards. His new stance comes just two months after he spoke at an Arizona Capitol Times Morning Scoop forum on K-12 education issues, during which he implored education and business leaders to do a better job selling the virtues of the standards to voters.
The Glendale City Council will consider an agreement next week with the Tohono O'odham Nation over its plan to build a casino resort near the city's sports and entertainment district.Read More »
Brewer’s endorsement comes as Ducey’s allies are trying to close the door on Smith, which is getting harder by the day. Arizona Cardinals President Michael Bidwill yesterday sent out an email urging business leaders to rally around Ducey as the only candidate who can win the primary and keep Jones from taking the nominationRead More »
A Navajo County sheriff’s official says an autopsy has confirmed that Arizona state Sen. Chester Crandell died from injuries he suffered when he was thrown from a horse.Read More »
The Arizona Department of Corrections is searching for a consultant to look at alternative methods of execution and other lethal injection drugs, according to documents detailing work to be done in reviewing the execution of Joseph Wood.Read More »
Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin endorsed Doug Ducey in the crowded GOP primary for governor, making her the most recent in a string of high-profile national Republicans to back the treasurer in the six-way race.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer will give her coveted endorsement to Scott Smith in the crowded GOP primary for governor at an event in Mesa on Thursday, according to a source familiar with the event.Read More »
Arizona had the lowest rate of improper unemployment insurance payments in the nation last year, a ranking that one official said reflects the benefits of new initiatives introduced in the last two years.Read More »