James Molina, whose campaign raised $22,152 and spent $17,106, said he had to quit the race July 27 in order to give his full attention to his construction business, which has undergone a major transition.Read More »
House Speaker-elect David Gowan of Sierra Vista announced committee chairmanships for a total of 19 ...
Governor-elect Doug Ducey campaigned on the slogan “opportunity for all.” For some lawmakers, the bi...
The fact that politics may have been involved in drawing legislative lines is no reason to declare t...
The successful gubernatorial candidate who promised to balance the budget without tax hikes or borro...
The powerful Appropriations Committee of the Arizona House is getting a new chairman. Term limits...
As Arizona Democrats engage in a round of post-election soul searching after their 2014 drubbing, so...
Lawmakers get a fresh start in budget negotiations come January, when the next legislative session k...
A Maricopa County Superior Court judge decided Monday against changing the description of a ballot measure that aims to eliminate a voter-approved program for early childhood development and sweep its money.Read More »
A state representative is being sued in small claims court for failing to repay a payday loan.Read More »
Sen. Leah Landrum Taylor was the lone Democrat among 44 Arizona legislative candidates to receive the endorsement of the National Federation of Independent Business - Arizona.Read More »
Sen. Carolyn Allen, a Republican from Scottsdale, will retire from the Arizona Legislature after this year. Her rise and fall within the GOP illustrates either the Legislature’s shift to the right on the political spectrum — or Allen’s gradual move to the center during her 16-year career in the Legislature.Read More »
The Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry on June 22 released its candidate endorsements for the state House and Senate. The business group endorsed 52 candidates - 17 Senate and 35 House candidates - who they said share the Chamber's "pro-business, free-market agenda."Read More »
Republicans from Legislative District 10 selected their former district chairwoman and two other long-time precinct committee persons as possible replacements for Rep. Doug Quelland, whose seat was declared vacant after the court upheld his removal from office.Read More »
A judge scratched legislative candidate Augustus Shaw's name from the ballot, ruling that he is not qualified to run for a District 17 House seat because he is not actually a resident of the district.Read More »
A video circulated by Democrats that purported to show a Republican candidate for state schools chief walking out on an interview with a high school journalist earlier this year did not reflect what actually happened.Read More »
Rather than face a potential challenge to her nominating petitions, Rep. Martha Garcia, a Phoenix Democrat, withdrew from her Senate race after finding discrepancies in her signatures. Her departure left Steve Gallardo, a former House member, as the lone candidate in District 13, almost certainly assuring him a seat in the 30-member chamber next year. But not everyone is happy about that.Read More »