A law passed by the Arizona Legislature this year was so obviously unconstitutional that the Arizona Supreme Court skipped oral arguments in a lawsuit against it and struck down the law.Read More »
As the national immigration debate rages, enthusiasm in Arizona fades.Russell Pearce stood on the Senate lawn last Saturday, reciting the same anti-illegal immigration rhetoric that boosted him to national fame in 2010 with the passage of his SB1070. This time, the crowd around Pearce had become much smaller. Read More »
Arizona candidates will be able to accept contributions of up to $4,000 starting on Friday after a Maricopa County judge denied a request to block the new contribution limits from going into effect.Read More »
The Goldwater Institute opened the next front in the battle against Medicaid expansion, filing a lawsuit arguing that the hospital assessment that will fund the program violates the Arizona Constitution.Read More »
The writing has been on the wall for a while, but now it’s official – Medicaid expansion won’t be on the ballot next November.Read More »
The Protect Your Right to Vote committee today announced they had collected more than 146,000 signatures in their quest to refer the election reform bill, HB2305, to the ballot.Read More »
In a sudden turn of events, the Arizona Corporation Commission today voted to end the discussion to open the state’s electricity market to competition.
But the commissioners left open looking into related issues, such as discussing technological innovations in delivering electricity.
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors today appointed former lawmaker David Farnsworth as the next state senator in Legislative District 16.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer is following through on her promise to help out the Republican lawmakers who stood with her in the fight for Medicaid expansion.Read More »
After a 2½-hour hearing Tuesday, a Maricopa County Superior Court judge has two days to decide whether he’ll let new campaign contribution limits go into effect, potentially transforming Arizona politics in a major way.Read More »