Gov. Jan Brewer’s Medicaid expansion got its first day in court as attorneys argued over whether 36 Republican lawmakers who opposed the plan have the right to sue over it.Read More »
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The American Legislative Exchange Council’s Arizona chairwoman said the state’s lawmakers are still standing strong with the conservative organization, despite negative press attention that has cost the group hundreds of members from other states.Read More »
The Secretary of State’s Office dismissed a complaint by Attorney General Tom Horne alleging that a nonprofit organization running television ads against him had violated Arizona’s campaign finance laws.Read More »
A poll shows Secretary of State Ken Bennett as the early favorite in the Republican primary for the 2014 governor’s race, though more than half of the respondents were undecided.
Bennett and Treasurer Doug Ducey also hold narrow leads over presumptive Democratic nominee Fred DuVal in the general election, according to the poll.
Sen. Leah Landrum Taylor ended her exploratory campaign and announced an official run for secretary of state, becoming the first Democrat in the race for Arizona’s number two office.Read More »
A proposal by the Internal Revenue Service that aims to clamp down on electioneering by nonprofits is unlikely to curb the growing practice of anonymous campaign spending, according to election attorneys.Read More »
For the second time, a Maricopa County judge rejected an attempt by Attorney General Tom Horne and ally Kathleen Winn to challenge the constitutionality of Arizona’s campaign contribution limits, a case that could have undermined the campaign finance charges they’re facing.Read More »
Supporters of the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission argued that the Legislature’s lawsuit against the remapping panel violates the Voter Protection Act.Read More »
The Arizona Court of Appeals scheduled a long-awaited hearing that could determine the constitutionality of the state laws that determine the sometimes fuzzy line between issue advocacy and electioneering.Read More »
The Arizona Department of Administration lifted a stay that had halted a multibillion-dollar contract for behavioral health services in Maricopa County, following a recommendation by an administrative law judge.Read More »