Attorney General Tom Horne denied allegations by former staffer Sarah Beattie that he is running his reelection campaign out of his taxpayer-funded office, and made numerous accusations of his own against his former employee and campaign volunteer.Read More »
Depending on who wins the Republican primary in the hotly contested governor’s race, Arizona may see some major cuts, even the outright elimination, in income taxes.Read More »
Scott Fistler didn’t have much luck as a Republican candidate. He lost a 2012 write-in campaign against U.S. Rep. Ed Pastor, then a 2013 bid for a Phoenix city council seat now held by Laura Pastor, Ed’s daughter.
All that could change, though, just like Fistler’s name and party registration.
Republican Rep. Michelle Ugenti is citing her legislative privilege in an attempt to block a subpoena to obtain her text messages in what is becoming a contentious divorce battle with her husband, Frank Ugenti.Read More »
Attorney General Tom Horne and aide Kathleen Winn are asking a Superior Court judge to reverse a county attorney’s decision to push forward with a campaign finance complaint against them.Read More »
The Department of Child Safety, which Arizona lawmakers approved in a special session May 29 at the urging of Gov. Jan Brewer, may be new, but it still bears the burdens left behind by its predecessor.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer signed two bills Thursday creating a new independent agency to handle reports of child abuse and neglect.Read More »
A conservative veterans group is running ads attacking GOP gubernatorial hopeful Christine Jones for praising former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton just months after 2012 terrorist attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi that has become a cause célèbre among Republicans.Read More »
The Senate gave preliminary approval to Gov. Jan Brewer’s proposal to create a new child safety department over objections from some Republican lawmakers who were outraged by the level of new spending being appropriated without the accountability measures they desired.Read More »
Arizona lawmakers opened a special session to overhaul the state’s child welfare system with a sputter, beginning the session without having finished preparing the bills needed to create a new Department of Child Safety.Read More »