Gov. Jan Brewer is hitting the fundraising trail again for an independent expenditure committee that is expected to help the Republican lawmakers who backed her Medicaid expansion plan.Read More »
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Huge Arizona legislative districts spur debate about costs, meeting constituents’ needs
As lawmakers and hopeful candidates embark on their 2014 campaigns, many would probably be surprised to learn that they are running for some of the most populous legislative districts in the United States.
Senate President Andy Biggs and House Speaker Andy Tobin will ask the Arizona Supreme Court to allow the state’s higher new campaign contribution limits to go into effect, saving a lower court argument that the old limits are unconstitutional for another day.Read More »
The Maricopa County Community College District may push for the Legislature to rescind a 2010 law adding two at-large seats on its governing board, just as the first candidate for one of the new positions begins his campaign.Read More »
Horne could face bloody, expensive battle in 2014 attorney general race
Tom Horne has long maintained that he’s innocent of the campaign finance allegations against him, but he may not get a chance to prove it until after voters have decided whether to give him a second term as attorney general.
The Governor’s Office said it doesn’t believe a special session is needed to provide more funding to the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission, which warned that it won’t have enough money to pay its legal bills through the end of the year and may sue if it can’t get more money before January.Read More »
Idealistic doctor quit job to pursue long-shot campaign for governorRead More »
The Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission staff warned that the commission expects to run out of money in December and may sue for more funding.Read More »
Yavapai County Attorney Sheila Polk reached the same conclusion as her counterpart in Maricopa County, finding that Attorney General Tom Horne and a top aide illegally coordinated their campaign activity during the 2010 election.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer announced that Arizona will use state funds to keep Grand Canyon National Park open for an additional nine days if the federal shutdown persists.Read More »