Arizona Commerce Authority CEO Sandra Watson netted a $68,750 bonus for fiscal year 2013 to along with her $250,000 salary.Read More »
Arizona’s higher new campaign contribution limits will go into effect after the Arizona Supreme Court lifted an injunction against HB2593.Read More »
The Arizona Supreme Court grilled attorneys in the case over HB2593 in attempt to determine whether voters intended to set firm contribution limits in 1998 or simply reduce the amount of money candidates could accept, regardless of how the limits might change in the future.Read More »
The Arizona Supreme Court on Tuesday will hear arguments on the injunction against higher new contribution limits approved by the Legislature. It ruling on the matter may well be the final word on how much money candidates can accept during the 2014 elections.Read More »
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 »
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 »