In a move that could have significant reverberations for the political establishment in the East Valley, a Mesa Republican is expected to announce Tuesday that he will challenge one of Arizona’s most influential politicians.Read More »
Shine a light on cooperation: State lawmakers actually work with the feds on some things, like solar power
On several policy matters like climate change and health care, Arizona often butts heads with the U.S. government.
But step outside the Capitol mall, and you’ll see a modern building with solar panels on its rooftop.
In his quest for privatized city services, Sen. Frank Antenori is hoping he can get around the cities’ opposition and the governor’s veto stamp with a gentler touch — at least to a point.Read More »
Oral arguments in a lawsuit hoping to derail the recall of Senate President Russell Pearce are set for Aug. 8.Read More »
Perhaps more than anything, the declaration of support by Gov. Jan Brewer for Senate President Russell Pearce, who is the first sitting legislator to officially face a recall in state history, affirms the enormity of the challenge of unseating a powerful politician like the incumbent Mesa Republican.Read More »
With the special election for the recall of Senate President Russell Pearce set for Nov. 8, both the backers and opponents of the recall effort must decide what to do with their organizational structures.Read More »
No stranger to controversy, freshman Sen. Lori Klein might have waded into another one after she pointed a loaded gun at the chest of a reporter who was profiling her as a part of a series on gun culture in Arizona.Read More »
It’s official: Senate President Russell Pearce is the first sitting elected legislator who will face a recall election in Arizona history.
The Secretary of State today confirmed that the group seeking Pearce’s recall has submitted more than enough signatures for the special election to take place.
Arizona Senate President Russell Pearce, a prominent champion of legislation against illegal immigration, appears destined for a November recall election after Maricopa County officials certified that petitioners gathered more than the number of valid signatures required to trigger the special vote.Read More »
Arizona solidified its reputation as a state that is particularly tough on drunk drivers in 2007, when legislators required first-time offenders to equip their vehicle with an ignition interlock device for one year.Read More »