Gov. Jan Brewer on Friday set the dates for the primary and general special elections for the congressional seat vacated by Gabrielle Giffords.Read More »
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Republican lawmakers’ dormant war with the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission is flaring up anew, as House Speaker Andy Tobin has introduced a host of measures that would set a special election so voters could decide whether to use legislative and congressional maps drawn by the Legislature instead of those approved last month by the volunteer panel.Read More »
In the letter she delivered to President Barack Obama just before she wagged her finger at him during a tense discussion Wednesday, Gov. Jan Brewer urged the president to take notice of Arizona’s economic recovery and reiterated her longstanding request that he tour the Arizona-Mexico border with her.Read More »
With Intel’s Chandler factory serving as a backdrop and an example of the kinds of high-tech manufacturing jobs he wants to bring back to the United States, President Barack Obama reprised much of his State of the Union address in Arizona during a speech today.
Standing before thousands of cheering supporters and Intel employees, Obama praised the microprocessor manufacturer as the type of company that will help create an “America built to last” – the title and theme of his State of the Union address Tuesday night.
With a vow to someday return, U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords formally resigned her seat in Congress today, one year after she was nearly killed in an assassination attempt.Read More »
Jesse Kelly, the Republican who narrowly lost to U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in 2010, filed paperwork with the Federal Election Commission today to run for the seat she is vacating.Read More »
U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords’ surprise announcement on Sunday that she would resign from Congress leaves prospective candidates with an extremely short timeframe to decide their political futures.Read More »
Outgoing Arizona Commerce Authority President and CEO Don Cardon will give back the $50,000 signing bonus he received last year.Read More »
The Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission’s legal battle with Republican lawmakers wasn’t cheap, and the embattled panel will soon have to ask those same lawmakers for extra money to foot the bill.Read More »
Attorneys for the Arizona Commerce Authority are poring over outgoing CEO Don Cardon’s contract to see whether the agency can recoup a $50,000 signing bonus he received, and will likely put safeguards into his successor’s contract to make sure it won’t be a question next time.Read More »