The well-funded political spending arm of the state’s leading business coalition bashed Sen. Lori Klein in a campaign ad today, calling her a “gun-toting, red-scaring, conspiracy-touting politician.”Read More »
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The court battle over the ballot description of a proposal that seeks to make a one-cent sales tax permanent has reached the Arizona Supreme Court.Read More »
After being on the defensive in his race for the state Senate, former Sen. Ken Cheuvront hit back with a campaign ad that tied House Minority Leader Chad Campbell to the Fiesta Bowl scandal.Read More »
State Sen. Rich Crandall, R-Mesa, who faces Rep. John Fillmore in the Republican primary in District 16, has snagged the endorsement of Gov. Jan Brewer.
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A group whose parent organization spearheaded the ouster of Russell Pearce from the Capitol last year has spent roughly $22,000 so far to help ensure he doesn’t return to the Legislature.Read More »
Arizona received another boost in state revenues in July, budget analysts reported today.
In its monthly report, the Joint Legislative Budget Committee said the state collected $749 million in July, a 6.1 percent growth compared to last year.
Away from the spotlight, another political race is starting to take shape, and its outcome will not only have a significant impact on state policy but perhaps even dictate how Arizona tackles its biggest challenges next year.Read More »
With a boost from the Club for Growth, state Sen. Ron Gould raised more money than Congressman Paul Gosar during the past few weeks, according to reports filed with the Federal Election Commission.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer’s executive order that directs state agencies to deny public benefits and state identification to young illegal immigrants has created a political firestorm.
Critics have accused the governor of political grandstanding, pandering to the Republican Party’s conservative wing and misunderstanding immigration law. The governor, on the other hand, blamed the Obama administration for the situation.
An intraparty fight has intensified between Rep. Katie Hobbs and former Sen. Ken Cheuvront, who are dueling for the Democratic nomination to the state Senate in a central Phoenix district.Read More »