The Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission’s threatened lawsuit for more funding was once again delayed after the commission decided not to sue the state today, as originally planned.Read More »
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This week's most outstanding quips, gibes and utterances.Read More »
Senate Majority Leader Andy Biggs, whose son was stripped of his duties as a Gilbert police officer for shooting an unarmed man in the groin while off-duty in 2009, is sponsoring a bill to give disciplined cops a chance to take their cases to court.Read More »
Expect more of the same substance from the Arizona Legislature during lawmakers' regular session this year — but maybe not as much sound and fury.Read More »
Last week’s announcement from Pierce and Biggs that they would work next year to roll back an increase in state employee retirement contributions caught most observers off guard.Read More »
In a major reversal of policy, Senate leaders announced Dec. 21 they will work to repeal the increase in government employees’ contribution rate to their retirement plans.Read More »
The partisan legislative maneuvering over Arizona’s redistricting process may be over for now, but the arguments lived on as Republican and Democratic leaders spent more than two hours on Wednesday making their cases to the remapping commission.Read More »
Agendas for the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission’s meetings for the week now include the possible approval of its new maps, and the final vote could come within the next few weeks.Read More »
Five lawmakers, including the Senate majority leader, have given Matt Salmon their endorsement in the upcoming congressional race.Read More »
The toppling of Senate President Russell Pearce will trigger a shakeup in Senate leadership that will see Republicans choosing a new president.
And depending on who replaces him, that shakeup could also mean changes in the makeup and chairmanships of committees.