The debate between the four candidates vying for two seats on the state’s energy and water regulatory panel touched on electricity costs, water infrastructure needs and federal regulations, before devolving into a yelling match over the involvement of the state’s largest utility in the race.Read More »
Arizona Republican Party officials want to study the benefits and drawbacks to closing GOP primary elections to independents, who increasingly have gained influence as a voting bloc in primary races.Read More »
Gubernatorial hopefuls Doug Ducey and Fred DuVal both have ambitious plans that they say will strengthen Arizona’s economy, but they can’t implement them unless the economy actually improves first.Read More »
Attorneys for the state are warning a federal judge that fewer “straight” couples will marry and existing marriages will become less stable if he allows gays to wed.Read More »
The pastor of a small Gilbert congregation says the town government believes political campaign signs are more important than the small placards that give directions to his service.
Attorneys for Clyde Reed, pastor and founder of Good News Presbyterian Church, will now try to convince the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse a 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision in Gilbert’s favor.
Glendale Mayor Jerry Weiers told a Senate committee Wednesday that unless Congress acts to block a Tohono O’odham Nation casino in his city, residents should prepare for widespread Las Vegas-style gaming throughout the Valley.Read More »
Arizona high schoolers who can’t name at least one branch of government, define the United States as a capitalist country or at least know Phoenix is the state capitol could find themselves denied a diploma.Read More »
Democratic Rep. Martin Quezada won his Senate primary race against fellow lawmaker Lydia Hernandez by only 90 votes, and Quezada said the final push by a “dark money” group probably helped put him over the top.Read More »
The chief attorney for the city of Tucson is telling a judge that national security could be compromised if it is forced to disclose some documents about how it uses equipment it has purchased to track cell phone users.Read More »
Republican Corporation Commission candidates Tom Forese and Doug Little hired professionals to gather almost all of the signatures they needed to qualify for the ballot, but their failure to report that spending to elections officials could leave them facing hefty fines – or kicked off the November ballot.Read More »