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 »
State Rep. Albert Hale was arrested Sunday on one count of driving under the influence. Navajo Count...
Arizonans may get a chance to see who provided Gov. Jan Brewer some of the information for her book ...
The Arizona Legislature's budget analysts say a tax on electronic cigarettes could bring $6 million ...
When Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed a bill earlier this year that would have authorized rideshare services s...
A wave of anti-Common Core lawmakers and officials now occupy key offices in Arizona, but it may not...
There’s a battle brewing over microbreweries. For Arizona’s two largest craft beer brewing compan...
House Speaker-elect David Gowan of Sierra Vista announced committee chairmanships for a total of 19 ...
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 »
For political observers, the challenge to Sen. John Huppenthal’s petitions for Superintendent of Public Instruction won’t come as a surprise.Read More »
Sixteen challenges were filed in Maricopa County Superior Court against candidates' nominating petitions, including allegations that Sen. John Huppenthal collected thousands of invalid signatures and that House candidate Augustus Shaw lives in wrong legislative district.Read More »
The US Supreme Court's matching funds ruling will impact just about every state race. Here's how.Read More »
The Citizens Clean Elections Commission decided there is little it can do to help publicly funded candidates who are suddenly without matching funds, and Gov. Jan Brewer won't throw it the lifeline it's asking for either.Read More »