Former Senate President Russell Pearce is citing an urban legend that was a punch line in a Jim Carrey comedy to rally support for a ballot measure that bars criminals from suing their victims.Read More »
The campaign to defeat a 1-cent sales tax initiative collected $550,000 from three sources with ties to Republican causes and candidates.Read More »
The campaign behind a 1-cent sales tax released its first TV commercial over the weekend, aggressively seeking to paint the ballot measure as a direct response to legislators’ antipathy toward K-12 funding.Read More »
The coalition organizing against a new sales tax initiative is far cry from the anemic opposition to Proposition 100 two years ago.
Some of the key figures from the yes-on-100 effort are now in the opposition camp for Proposition 204.
The Arizona Supreme Court ruled that the top-two primary initiative can go to the November ballot, rejecting an opposition group’s argument that a trial court erred in not giving the group enough time to introduce evidence against it.Read More »
A new report showing Arizona had the steepest education spending decreases nationwide in recent years strengthens the argument for a 1-cent per dollar sales tax benefiting schools, proponents of the initiative said Tuesday.Read More »
With lawsuits finally behind them, a group that is campaigning to raise the sales tax by a penny after the current one expires has begun framing the issue to voters, who will decide the initiative's fate in November.Read More »
The Arizona Supreme Court is likely to make a final ruling this week whether a proposal to overhaul the state’s primary system stays on the November ballot.Read More »
A Maricopa County Superior Court judge ruled today that an initiative to overhaul the state’s primary system has enough valid signatures to go on the November ballot.Read More »
An attorney for proponents of the open primary initiative wants a judge to order the measure included on the ballot, even if he decides today it does not belong there.Read More »