Gov. Jan Brewer doesn’t expect to be the only governor seeking to woo Indian businesses, but hopes that getting an early jump on the competition will help.Read More »
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Both sides claimed victory as a federal judge dismissed the bulk of Margaret “Meg” Hinchey’s retaliation lawsuit against Attorney General Tom Horne and a top aide, but allowed the case to proceed on several allegations.Read More »
Sen. Michele Reagan filled in the blank on her months-old exploratory committee with an announcement that she’s eying a long-expected run for secretary of state.
Reagan, R-Scottsdale, formed an exploratory committee in December but did not indicate which office she was seeking in order to avoid running afoul of Arizona’s resign-to-run law. But Reagan, who has been well-known for her work on election issues during her time in the Legislature, openly acknowledged that she was considering a campaign to be the state’s top election official.
The Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System has finished its draft of the hospital tax that will form the lynchpin of Gov. Jan Brewer’s Medicaid expansion plan, and expects to submit the plan for federal approval in about a month.Read More »
The Arizona Commerce Authority’s deal-closing fund became more of a deal-making fund during the 2013 legislative session, opening the possibility that more special projects could be in the agency’s future.Read More »
Supporters of Arizona’s new campaign contribution limits are planning for the long game and warn opponents that success may come with a steep price if they convince a judge to overturn HB2593.Read More »
Rep. Steve Smith’s effort to put fencing and other security measures along Arizona’s border with Mexico has a new name, but little else has changed in the past two years.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer is back on the fundraising trail for out-of-state Republicans, reprising the role of national GOP star she’s held since vaulting to prominence in 2010.Read More »
Rep. Bob Thorpe locked down his Twitter account, barred reporters from following it and erased several comments after Democrats and civil rights activists called several of his tweets racially insensitive.Read More »
If conservative activists manage to refer Gov. Jan Brewer’s Medicaid expansion plan to the ballot, their chances of getting voters to overturn it are grim, according to a new poll by the pro-expansion Restoring Arizona organization.Read More »