Among Gov. Jan Brewer's big three priorities for the 2013 legislative session, performance funding for K-12 schools was the one that got left behind.Read More »
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The Arizona Commerce Authority’s compensation committee will decide on Monday how much of a bonus CEO Sandra Watson will receive for her first year at the agency’s helm.Read More »
A Navajo Nation chairman who served time in federal prison for fraud and racketeering was among more than a dozen endorsements by tribal leaders released by Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Fred DuVal.Read More »
The Citizens Clean Elections Commission voted to continue its fight against new campaign contribution limits in lower court after the Arizona Supreme Court rejected the case. The commission on Thursday voted 3-2 to re-file the lawsuit in Maricopa County Superior Court and seek an injunction against HB2593. Without a court order blocking the law from going into effect, the dramatically higher contribution limits will go into effect on Sept. 13.Read More »
State Treasurer Doug Ducey filed an exploratory committee for the 2014 governor’s race, taking the first steps toward his widely expected candidacy for the state’s highest office.Read More »
The Arizona Supreme Court declined to accept a case challenging the state’s new campaign contribution limits.
In a Tuesday afternoon order, Justice Robert Brutinel wrote that the court would not accept a petition for special action filed by opponents of HB2593, who hoped to bypass the lower courts and go straight to the Supreme Court. Brutinel did not elaborate on the high court’s reason for declining jurisdiction in the case.
Thomas Collins, the attorney who has provided legal advice to the Citizens Clean Elections Commission for the past two and a half years, will take over the agency as its new executive director.Read More »
Magellan Health Services has a new ally in its battle over a multibillion-dollar contract for behavioral health services in Maricopa County.Read More »
A GOP attorney who is challenging Arizona’s legislative maps said a federal judge should retroactively apply the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling that scrapped the preclearance requirement of the Voting Rights Act, even though Arizona was still subject to the law when the maps were implemented.Read More »
It’s common to see failed presidential candidates continue their fundraising pleas so they can pay down their campaign debt.
Unfortunately for signature gatherers, attorneys and vendors, ballot measure campaigns don’t generally do the same thing.