A series of court rulings issued late last week in two lawsuits against the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission further pave the path for Republican litigants who hope to prove the commission illegally created maps to favor Democrats.Read More »
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Defeated in 2010 in her re-election bid, McGuire went back to her home in Kearny and got a job as a school bus driver for the Ray Unified School District. She returned to the Capitol this year armed with the experience she gained from a year spent driving students to and from schools.Read More »
Nearly every person in Arizona who voted in the 2012 election cast a ballot for some presidential candidate, whether Mitt Romney, Barack Obama or some other candidate — except in the polygamist community of Colorado City.Read More »
Fred DuVal’s gubernatorial campaign is semi-official after filing an exploratory committee today, making him the first Democrat to test the waters for the state’s top office in 2014.Read More »
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano told a Senate committee Wednesday that the border is as secure as ever and it should not be an impediment to the comprehensive immigration reform.Read More »
The border with Mexico won't be secure until the people living near there feel safe from drug and human trafficking, said Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer Tuesday after touring the region just hours before President Barack Obama championed his immigration plan in the State of the Union address.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer is expected to announce details of her proposal for a comprehensive simplification of the Arizona's sales tax collection system at a press conference Monday.Read More »
Three bills being targeting public employee unions are set for their first hearing before an Arizona House of Representatives committee.Read More »
Had voters passed the Open Elections/Open Government measure, proponents argued that the result would have been less-radical ideologues being elected and a looser grip by political parties on elected offices.Read More »
Proposition 204 promised to put increased funding into schools across the state by permanently extending a temporary 1-cent sales tax that dedicated the revenue to education.
But strong support for the tax when voters approved it in 2010 fractured in 2012, revealing a partisan divide.