House Speaker Andy Tobin easily outraised his party-mates in the three-way House primary in Northern Arizona, the latest finance reports filed with the Secretary of State showed.Read More »
The Senate race in rural Legislative District 5 has become a high-dollar affair, with two Republican candidates collectively pumping in nearly $80,000 of their own money since June to bolster their attempts to win election.Read More »
Under fire from a Legislature that is dominated by social conservatives, Planned Parenthood is flexing its muscles in the hopes of influencing the outcome of elections this year and sending pro-choice candidates to the state Capitol.Read More »
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 »
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 »