After a nearly eight-month court fight, Arizona’s voter-approved medical marijuana law is back on track for full implementation.Read More »
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Arizona state Sen. Ron Gould officially announced today that he will be running for Congress in Arizona's new 4th Congressional District.Read More »
For a hefty price, campaigns can get their hands on some surprising details about everyday people, then use that information to influence election outcomes. But “microtargeting,” as it's known, is no longer reserved for large, national campaigns. It's coming to a race near you.Read More »
The prosecutors in Sen. Scott Bundgaard’s ethics trial asked several of the witnesses to reveal to the ethics committee their political party affiliations, in an effort to defuse any potential claims that the ethics investigation is in any way a partisan attack against Bundgaard, a Peoria Republican.Read More »
A federal judge today dismissed the lawsuit filed by Gov. Jan Brewer that stalled key portions of a state-run medical marijuana program, which was narrowly approved by Arizona voters in 2010.Read More »
Bad legal advice and confusing and conflicting lobbying statutes allowed 16 current and former lawmakers who accepted football tickets and other gifts from the Fiesta Bowl to avoid criminal charges.
Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery said today that after an eight-month probe he can’t prove whether any of the lawmakers “knowingly” failed to disclose trips they took at Fiesta Bowl expense and game tickets they received.
The Arizona House of Representatives held 382 floor votes during the 2009 regular session, which stretched into July as lawmakers struggled with the budget deficit. Rep. Rich Crandall, a Mesa Republican, didn't participate in 254 of them, nearly two-thirds of the total.Read More »
A table of all votes missed by legislators during the 2009 Regular Session.Read More »
Federal stimulus money has saved more than 12,000 jobs in Arizona and laid the groundwork for a economic recovery built on information services and technology, Vice President Joe Biden said Nov. 16.Read More »
Roughly 20 supporters shared pastries, coffee and handshakes the morning of Nov. 10 while U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, touted progress on environmental legislation, health care reform and economic recovery at a fundraiser in north Phoenix.Read More »