Richard Carmona’s spat with the man he hopes to replace took a new turn as the two presented starkly different interpretations of a letter Kyl wrote the Democratic U.S. Senate hopeful in 2005.Read More »
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Arizona Capitol Times was named the Newspaper of the Year in the non-daily category by the Arizona Newspaper Association on Sept. 29 as part of the group’s annual Better Newspapers Contest.
In addition to the overall title, Capitol Times and its employees won 30 awards for its writing and advertising. Among those were first-place awards for best website, community service and news writing excellence.
Former legislator Doug Quelland has failed to pay the thousands of dollars that he owes the state for violating campaign finance laws.Read More »
Eileen Klein, Gov. Jan Brewer’s chief of staff, is eyeing the presidency of the Arizona Board of Regents and may not be staying on the Ninth Floor for long.
Klein confirmed to the Arizona Capitol Times today that she will interview for the ABOR president position.
Handwriting analysts have concluded that Rep. Catherine Miranda’s signature was forged on documents she submitted to the Citizens Clean Elections Commission, and a “vast majority” of her campaign contributor signatures do not match signatures on file.Read More »
State Treasurer Doug Ducey, who is leading the campaign to defeat the 1 cent sales tax initiative, denied today allegations that his committee violated state campaign finance laws and called a complaint against him a “fishing expedition.”Read More »
The campaign to defeat a 1-cent sales tax initiative collected $550,000 from three sources with ties to Republican causes and candidates.Read More »
After avoiding the media for more than two weeks, legislative candidate Darin Mitchell appeared Thursday in a Maricopa County Superior Court, finally answering questions about where he lives.Read More »
The attorney for a Republican lawmaker is asking a judge to bar two counties from printing ballots until residency questions surrounding the man who beat him in last month’s election are settled.
But elections officials say the early deadline for printing fewer than 250 ballots for military and overseas voters makes that impossible, and could mean that Darin Mitchell’s name appears on the ballots for the district’s other 94,000 voters that will be printed later this month – even if a judge rules that he is ineligible to hold office.
Republican candidate Joe Ortiz quickly sought to manage the potential damage to his campaign by revelations he was booked twice by police, owning up to his arrest record but also emphasizing he has been open about it.Read More »