A fight is brewing at the Capitol over how much new money – if any – to give to the state university system.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer will lay out her Legislative goals for the coming year on Monday when she delivers what is likely her final State of the State address.Read More »
When Gov. Jan Brewer used her 2013 State of the State address to announce she wanted to expand Arizona’s Medicaid program, she kicked off a clash that is still reverberating through the Republican Party.Read More »
Among the most politically contentious in recent years, 2013 inevitably produced its set of diminished stars and short-lived meteorites — individuals and groups that made a strong impression, all for the right or wrong reasons.Read More »
After a historic blaze in Yarnell killed 19 firefighters and caused millions of dollars in property damage, House Speaker Andy Tobin, who represents the area, had to do something. That something, however, was never exactly clear.Read More »
The first debate of the Republican primary in Arizona’s 1st Congressional District in Show Low set the stage for what will be another contentious fight within the Republican Party.Read More »
The Arizona Supreme Court on Tuesday will hear arguments on the injunction against higher new contribution limits approved by the Legislature. It ruling on the matter may well be the final word on how much money candidates can accept during the 2014 elections.Read More »
To curtail the inappropriate influence of money in politics, Arizona law prohibits lobbyists from contributing to lawmakers’ campaign committees while the Legislature is in session.Read More »
House Speaker Andy Tobin said water legislation is at the top of Arizona’s priority list for next year, but a solution to the state’s impending water crisis is as elusive as ever.Read More »
The Arizona Supreme Court today agreed to hear arguments in the case over Arizona’s new campaign contribution limits.
The court agreed to accept the case and scheduled oral arguments for Dec. 17. Senate President Andy Biggs and House Speaker Andy Tobin want the Supreme Court to overturn the Court of Appeals’ injunction against HB2593, which dramatically raised contribution limits for state-level races.