Longtime Democratic staff attorney Michael Mandell is leaving his Senate position to take a job at a public affairs firm.Read More »
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Republican Sen. Frank Antenori, says his fellow GOP members need to get engaged in redistricting, and that he feels he’s the lone soldier in “the foxhole fighting this battle.”Read More »
A judge who is weighing arguments in a lawsuit that seeks to stop the recall election against Senate President Russell Pearce gave no indication today how he would rule, but he fired off more questions to the side looking to stop the historic special election.Read More »
A judge will hear arguments today in a lawsuit that seeks to throw out the recall election against Senate President Russell Pearce.Read More »
The matchup between Russell Pearce and Jerry Lewis is taking place against the backdrop of their Mormon faith and the church’s endorsement of a more humane approach to solving illegal immigration.
That has the potential of splitting the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ community in the East Valley.
The lawyer who wants to stop the recall of Senate President Russell Pearce insisted in a legal filing Tuesday that the petition should be thrown out because its wording did not comply with the Arizona Constitution.Read More »
A group that advocates for prisoners’ rights went to court Monday to challenge a law that allows the Arizona Department of Corrections to set a one-time fee for conducting background checks on inmates’ visitors.Read More »
When he declared he was challenging Senate President Russell Pearce, Republican Jerry Lewis offered overarching goals that no politician really could argue against — investing in education, attracting companies to Arizona, a fresh start for Mesa.
What he refused to say was how his political positions differ from Pearce’s.
The top brass at the Maricopa County Republican Party today formed an independent expenditure committee to help Senate President Russell Pearce keep his seat in the recall election this November.Read More »
Behind the state law allowing Arizona to raise money and build a fence along the U.S.-Mexico border is a strong perception by politicians here that the federal government refuses to adequately secure the Southern border.
Now, it seems the feds will share, if indirectly, in the cost of building the fence.