The future is as uncertain as ever for Clean Elections, Arizona’s system of public campaign financing.Read More »
With the start of the 2014 legislative session less than two weeks away, lawmakers are already introducing bills — and many of those measures are familiar to the Capitol community.Read More »
Sen. Linda Lopez has submitted her resignation from the state Senate, effective Jan. 13, the first day of the 2014 legislative session.Read More »
The separate campaign committees that dozens of candidates have filed for the 2014 primary and general elections will soon be a thing of the past if Rep. J.D. Mesnard can round up support quickly enough for a bill to eliminate the onerous new requirement.Read More »
While the nation watches Colorado adults buy marijuana in retail stores for non-medical consumption, advocates of a similar arrangement in Arizona are working to follow the Centennial State’s lead.Read More »
A senior Republican legislator wants to use tobacco-tax dollars to help fund the embattled Child Protective Services, which was recently rocked by revelations that it ignored more than 6,000 cases of abuse and neglect over several years.Read More »
Republican Rep. Doris Goodale of Kingman is already back at work after suffering a serious stroke three months ago, and is drafting legislation for the upcoming legislative session.Read More »
A federal judge has allowed challengers to the state's major law aimed at illegal immigrants to see what groups advocating its passage were advising legislators.Read More »
Republican gubernatorial hopeful Al Melvin is using quotes from Abe Lincoln in his running fight with President Obama and his policies.
Only thing is, the 16th president never said the things Melvin claims he did about class warfare.
Former Arizona Attorney General Terry Goddard, who left office after two terms as the state’s top law enforcement official in January 2011, has considered running for several offices next year, including Corporation Commission and his old job at the Attorney General’s Office. But he said he decided to run for secretary of state because of his commitment to voter access and his opposition to anonymous “dark money.”Read More »