Lucy Mason and Vernon Parker, Republicans hoping to fill two vacant seats on the state’s energy and water regulating commission, say they have been libeled by a local anti-taxation group that sent a secretly funded campaign mailer slamming them and lauding two other Republican candidates.Read More »
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Republican Corporation Commission candidates Lucy Mason and Vernon Parker escalated their sparring with the state's largest utility company today, essentially accusing APS executives of lying about their political activity. In a letter delivered to APS president and CEO Donald Brandt, Mason and Parker accuse APS of secretly funding the campaigns of their opponents in the GOP primary, Rep. Tom Forese and businessman Doug Little.Read More »
Almost a quarter of the money Democrat Fred DuVal has raised for his gubernatorial campaign has come from outside Arizona – more than any other candidate for the office.Read More »
After years of planning, Dr. Sue Sisley felt surer than ever that her University of Arizona study into marijuana’s treatment potential for post-traumatic stress would actually happen. She obtained special permissions from various levels of government, secured a tentative research location and met last week with donors who she said were enthusiastic about funding the study. Then last Friday, the university fired Sisley, and she believes Arizona lawmakers are behind her termination.Read More »
Two solar panel companies filed a lawsuit today alleging the Arizona Department of Revenue acted illegally last year by issuing a new interpretation of existing property tax law which stripped an exemption from homeowners’ leased solar panels.Read More »
Johnnie Robinson submitted three signatures more than what was required to get him on the Democratic primary ballot in Arizona’s 7th Congressional District, but a challenge to Robinson’s candidacy filed today claims that at least 100 of the signatures he submitted were penned by the same person.Read More »
An administrative law judge told Arizona Department of Health Services Director Will Humble today that Arizonans suffering from post-traumatic stress should be able to legally use medical marijuana to treat their symptoms.Read More »
Scott Fistler didn’t have much luck as a Republican candidate. He lost a 2012 write-in campaign against U.S. Rep. Ed Pastor, then a 2013 bid for a Phoenix city council seat now held by Laura Pastor, Ed’s daughter.
All that could change, though, just like Fistler’s name and party registration.
A legislative session doesn’t pass without the imprint of the Arizona Center for Law in the Public Interest.Read More »
A Maricopa County Superior Court judge has decided against clarifying the quantity of medical marijuana extracts that a patient can have under the state's medical marijuana law.Read More »