Rep. Ben Arredondo, a Tempe Democrat, faces a sentence ranging from probation to 37 months in prison after pleading guilty this morning to two felony counts related to federal charges stemming from a public corruption indictment.Read More »
Attorneys for a business run by Rep. Kate Brophy McGee’s husband persuaded a judge to seal court records in an ongoing lawsuit on the grounds that it could harm her re-election chances.
But they also contend that her political career is being used to blackmail and extort the business of her husband, Bob McGee.
A federal judge made the right call in concluding that Arizona’s law banning abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy is constitutional, Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery argued in written briefs filed today with the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.Read More »
A former House staff member accused of stealing from former Speaker Jim Weiers’ campaign funds pleaded not guilty today in U.S. District Court.Read More »
The Commission on Judicial Conduct today formally accused former Justice of the Peace Lester Pearce of violating judicial canons by campaigning for his brother, former Senate President Russell Pearce, during the Legislative District 19 recall election in 2011.Read More »
A new sentencing date has been set for a man who admitted working as a straw buyer for a gun smuggling ring that was monitored in the government's botched investigation known as Operation Fast and Furious.Read More »
A federals appeals court has turned back the latest effort by a civil rights coalition to bar police from enforcing the most contentious part of Arizona's immigration law.Read More »
A look at how a winning candidate who clearly didn't live in the district he was running in might get elected even though a judge ruled that he should be taken off the ballot.Read More »
A trio of judges granted state House candidate Darin Mitchell’s appeal to stay on the November ballot today, just moments before the final tally in the Legislative District 13 district meeting vote declared Rep. Russ Jones as Mitchell’s replacement.Read More »
Opponents have asked a federal judge to delay Arizona authorities from enforcing the most contentious section of the state's heavily debated immigration law.Read More »