After taking advantage of an anti-incumbent mood that swept the nation and secured supermajority control of both chambers of the Arizona Legislature two years ago, Republicans are now poised to lose their veto-proof hold at the state Capitol.Read More »
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The Senate primary contest pitting Sen. Rich Crandall, R-Mesa, and Rep. John Fillmore, R-Apache Junction, was already turning out to be among the hottest races in Arizona this year.
This week, the temperature shot up a couple of degrees.
An independent expenditure group that aims to help Republicans maintain a majority in the Senate has raised $168,000 so far. The committee, the Republican Victory Fund, reported to the Secretary of State it has $157,000 cash on-hand, a significant war chest that could mean the difference in tight legislative races.Read More »
In a lawsuit filed today, the Goldwater Institute argued that Glendale is in contempt of court for approving a $325 million lease agreement that paves the way for the sale of the Phoenix Coyotes.Read More »
The Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry today announced it is endorsing political newcomer Bob Worsley in his attempt to block recalled Senate President Russell Pearce from returning to the Capitol.Read More »
There will be no respite between legislative sessions in Attorney General Tom Horne’s crusade to rid a remote polygamist community of its police department.Read More »
The GOP-led Legislature is suing the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission, arguing that the voter approved change to the state constitution that created the mapping body violates the U.S. Constitution.Read More »
Mesa City Council members and the mayor are unanimously endorsing political newcomer Bob Worsley over former Senate President Russell Pearce in large part because of a sentiment that Pearce didn’t work to advance Mesa’s interests while he served at the Capitol.Read More »
Congressional candidate Ron Gould released his first TV commercial June 7, and there’s no missing the point he‘s trying to make.Read More »
In its fight to curb the influence of public unions, the Goldwater Institute has persuaded a judge to temporarily block Phoenix’s practice of paying police officers to perform union work.
Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Katherine Cooper ruled today that the practice known as “release time” likely violates the Arizona Constitution’s “gift clause,” which prohibits government from donating to private entities.