An attorney for the Republican Victory Fund, an independent expenditure committee created by Senate President Steve Pierce, gave Sen. Frank Antenori a sharp rebuke for allegedly asking Pierce for help with his race, a violation of state laws prohibiting coordination between campaigns and independent expenditures.Read More »
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The Arizona Commerce Authority’s salary and benefits for its new CEO pared down some of the more contentious parts of her predecessor’s contract.Read More »
FBI agents concluded that Attorney General Tom Horne left the scene of a hit-and-run accident in a parking garage to hide an extramarital affair with a subordinate.Read More »
Richard Carmona’s spat with the man he hopes to replace took a new turn as the two presented starkly different interpretations of a letter Kyl wrote the Democratic U.S. Senate hopeful in 2005.Read More »
Months before the Arizona Commerce Authority’s prolonged CEO search ended with the selection of Sandra Watson, five candidates were interviewed for the position, including one with years of experience running statewide economic development groups.Read More »
The glowing praise U.S. Sens. Jon Kyl and John McCain heaped on Richard Carmona 10 years ago led to some harsh words by Arizona’s senior senator for the Democrat who hopes to be his seatmate.Read More »
The U.S. Senate race between Democrat Richard Carmona and Republican Jeff Flake has morphed into one of the hottest campaigns in the country, and outside groups are spending accordingly, pumping almost $11 million into the race.Read More »
After nearly four years on the Ninth Floor, Eileen Klein is stepping down as Gov. Jan Brewer’s chief of staff, and as most Capitol observers expected, top aide Scott Smith is stepping in to take the reins.
The Governor’s Office on Monday announced that Klein had accepted a job as Arizona Board of Regents president. ABOR voted on Oct. 10 to offer Klein the position, which is being vacated by outgoing president Tom Anderes.
Eileen Klein has made a significant mark on state government in the three years she’s served as Gov. Jan Brewer’s chief of staff, and if she leaves to head the Arizona Board of Regents she will be sorely missed at the Capitol. But her departure is not expected to bring many changes in the way the Governor’s Office operates.Read More »
Attorney General Tom Horne and an ally who are accused of campaign finance violations from the 2010 election rebutted an order from the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office that they repay hundreds of thousands of dollars.Read More »