Nearly two years after Republicans took advantage of an insurgent mood that swept the nation and secured supermajority control of the Legislature, the GOP in Arizona can boast of enacting state budgets that eschewed accounting gimmicks, assumed cautious revenue estimates and earmarked money for anticipated rainy days ahead.Read More »
The Department of Justice and Rep. Ben Arredondo’s attorneys plan to keep the evidence against the indicted Tempe lawmaker secret to protect ongoing investigations.
The two sides have asked a federal judge to sign off on their agreement to keep evidence from going public.
A poll released today by Ron Gould’s congressional campaign suggests a tight race between the state senator and U.S. Congressman Paul Gosar.
The two are vying for the Republican nomination in newly drawn 4th Congressional District.
Several days of coast-to-coast mockery led Secretary of State Ken Bennett today to apologize for embarrassing Arizona with inquiries about Barack Obama’s birth certificate and reverse course on earlier comments that he may keep the president off the ballot unless Hawaii officials certify that he was born there.Read More »
Richard Carmona arrived in Washington a political novice in 2002 and left four years later scarred and frustrated. He didn't go quietly.Read More »
The Goldwater Institute, a think tank known for its dogged pursuit of conservative ideals, laid down an ambitious — and combative — agenda at the state Capitol this year.Read More »
Though the state doesn’t have a law requiring presidential candidates prove their citizenship, Arizona’s top elections official says he may not put President Barack Obama’s name on the Arizona ballot if Hawaii officials don’t confirm that the president was born in that state.Read More »
The last bill that the Legislature approved before adjourning for the year underwent major changes in the waning hours of the session that could be worth as much as $30 million in tax credits to some companies.Read More »
While a bill allowing religiously motivated employers to deny contraception coverage to workers spurred heated debate on its path to becoming law this session, one of its provisions was largely overlooked.Read More »
A federal grand jury today charged Rep. Ben Arredondo with bribery, fraud, attempted extortion and false statements for allegedly taking thousands of dollars in game tickets and other perks in exchange for brokering property deals in Tempe.Read More »