Superintendent of Public Instruction John Huppenthal cried and apologized for his anonymous blogs Wednesday, but a former schools chief who called for his resignation said she wasn’t convinced.Read More »
Do you think your state senator and two representatives are worth $35,000 a year? What about the other 87? You're going to get a chance to decide exactly that question in November.Read More »
Supporters of Gov. Jan Brewer’s Medicaid expansion plan urged the Arizona Supreme Court to reverse an appellate court’s ruling that a group of Republican lawmakers has standing to challenge the constitutionality of the program.Read More »
Former Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas turned in a batch of supplemental $5 contributions in his bid to qualify for Clean Elections funding in the governor’s race.Read More »
In response to pointed questions raised by two Republican candidates, Arizona Public Service, the state’s biggest electricity provider, insisted that it has not contributed to campaigns for the Corporation Commission.Read More »
Christine Jones said she’ll deploy 1,200 Arizona National Guard troops to the Mexican border and build fencing along key smuggling routes if elected governor.Read More »
Sen. Al Melvin withdrew from the Republican primary for governor on Monday, citing the slow pace of his collection of contributions to qualify for Clean Elections funding.Read More »
For the first time in six years, Arizona voters may get a chance to approve higher salaries for legislators. If history is a guide, any proposed increase in lawmakers’ salary of $24,000 a year, plus per diem, will be handily defeated. Voters haven’t approved a pay raise since 1998, when they raised the salary from $15,000 a year.Read More »
Armando Ruiz started Espiritu Schools by bulldozing apartments on family-owned property to make room for a few portable buildings to serve as classrooms.
The former south Phoenix lawmaker stood on the school grounds in Phoenix in June 2014 and pointed to where a mountain of 10,000 tires once rose next to 300 rusty, dilapidated cars.
Claiming he’s “the most well known Cesar Chavez alive today,” congressional hopeful Cesar Chavez has turned to the web to raise funds so he can hire an attorney who could help appeal a judge’s decision to remove him from the ballot in the 7th Congressional District.Read More »