Outside groups are backing Kyrsten Sinema in the Democratic primary for Arizona’s 9th Congressional District, giving the former state senator a boost as early ballots are being cast.Read More »
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U.S. Senate candidate Wil Cardon says he plans to air a new television ad, but his campaign hasn’t bought any network TV airtime since the end of July.
The five biggest networks in the Phoenix metro area say Cardon’s last ad buy ended on July 30, just days before early ballots were sent out for the Aug. 28 primary against Congressman Jeff Flake.
A year ago, Gov. Jan Brewer was the most high-profile defender of Russell Pearce during his recall.
But today, as Pearce faces a tough GOP primary battle, the governor appears to be backing away from the ousted Senate president, and said she has no plans to endorse him.
Former Arizona Commerce Authority CEO Don Cardon will receive the majority of a $75,000 discretionary bonus from his contract, though private funds, not state money, will be used to cover the bill.Read More »
The committee pushing an initiative to create a “top-two” primary system is asking the Arizona Supreme Court to overturn a lower court’s ruling and keep the proposal on the November ballot.Read More »
The Arizona Commerce Authority’s interim president and CEO is getting a pay bump while the agency continues its search for Don Cardon’s replacement.Read More »
A Maricopa County Superior Court judge issued an injunction against the Open Elections/Open Government Act today, ruling that a provision on the election of political parties’ officers violates a rule requiring ballot initiatives to focus on a single subject.Read More »
Laws that dictate when a legislator has a conflict of interest leave miles of wiggle room for anyone looking to lend a hand to their business or industry.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer is asking the Environmental Protection Agency to reverse course on its demand that three coal-fired power plants complete a retrofit that will cost utility companies $1 billion and could mothball the plants entirely.Read More »
The Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission will meet for the first time in five months to discuss contract extensions for its attorneys, consultant and staff as it prepares to fight three lawsuits pending against it in state and federal court.Read More »