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 »
When lawmakers approved the state budget in March, they accidentally left out one key part. Becau...
A victory by Arizona Republicans in the Legislature’s lawsuit against the Independent Redistricting ...
Sen. Catherine Miranda is “strongly exploring” running for Congress in Arizona’s 1st Congressional D...
Fearing defeat at the Supreme Court, more than a dozen members of Congress from California and Arizo...
Lawyers for Arizona and the American Civil Liberties Union are asking a federal judge to let them co...
State Senate President Andy Biggs has been called a RINO and a clown, and even compared to Democrati...
In the first four months under House Speaker David Gowan’s leadership, the cost of running the chamb...
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 »