Most of Gov. Jan Brewer's recent primary endorsements have been for out-of-state candidates, but now Brewer is officially weighing in on some of the state's most contested GOP battles. Several of the candidates Brewer is pushing for in contested primaries are percieved to be the moderates in their races.Read More »
For the past 11 years, Ken Strobeck has fought for cities’ rights at the Legislature as the director...
Republican Rep. Jay Lawrence of Scottsdale told readers of the blog that he had filed a complaint wi...
When Javan “J.D.” Mesnard first showed up at the Capitol in 2002, he was a messy-haired 21-year-old ...
Drugmakers that produce opioid painkillers and allied advocacy groups have spent more than $880 mill...
Rep. Ceci Velasquez, D-Phoenix, has agreed to a plea bargain to end a criminal case alleging food st...
The City of Phoenix has sued the state over a law passed earlier this year that changes the way muni...
Rep. J.D. Mesnard, R-Chandler, appears to have locked up the votes to become the next speaker of the...
Well-known policy advisor Kimberly Yee was appointed Aug. 2 to replace former Rep. Doug Quelland, who was removed from office for violating campaign-finance laws.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer is considering calling the Legislature into special session to change portions of S1070 that were blocked by a federal judge, but the pressures of the campaign season may put the issue on hold until after the election.Read More »
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 »
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 »