New allegations that the governor’s office has tried to influence Board of Executive Clemency decisions surfaced today from the attorney of a prisoner who is about to be executed.Read More »
Rep. Doris Goodale, a Republican from Kingman who suffered a stroke Sunday, is responding to medicine administered to thin a blood clot and is expected to make a full recovery, according to her seat-mate, who has been monitoring her condition.Read More »
A new ad hoc committee on the ambulance, medical and social service transportation industry will set the stage today for what could become a contentious battle over ambulance laws in the upcoming legislative session.Read More »
Gallardo: HB2305 unnecessary, election problems could be solved with leftover HAVA money
Several provisions of HB2305 were drafted in direct response to problems in the 2012 election, when it took 11 days to call a close congressional race and an all-time high number of voters were forced to cast provisional ballots.
Arizona’s attorney general has declined to take legal action to remove one of the state’s newest senators from office, citing a lack in clarity of state laws dictating appointments to office.Read More »
Rep. Doris Goodale, a Republican from Kingman, suffered a stroke yesterday while eating at a local restaurant and was transported to Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas.Read More »
New lawmakers could change dynamics of Senate
Two new lawmakers arrived at the Legislature this summer to fill vacancies in the Arizona Senate, potentially altering the dynamics of a chamber that left the Capitol bitterly divided on the issue of Medicaid expansion.
The newest senator from northern Arizona brings a different perspective to the Senate, one that is in large part guided by an upbringing as a Navajo and the unique needs of the state’s rural areas.Read More »
The referendum drive against an elections bill passed by the Legislature in June will have a tough standard to meet if it goes to court. Referendums in Arizona are subject to a judicial standard known as strict compliance, which requires ...Read More »
Al Melvin no longer has to pretend he’s considering, exploring or contemplating a run for governor. He’s running. It’s as simple as that.Read More »