The Arizona Supreme Court today quashed a challenge to the recall election targeting Senate President Russell Pearce, affirming a trial court’s earlier decision that the recall petitions are valid.Read More »
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Sen. Scott Bundgaard avoided a criminal trial, but a decision today by his colleagues to hold a full-blown ethics investigation ensures he won’t escape the political wringer.Read More »
Despite the bad economy, Brewer says Arizonans owe their state – and themselves – a proper birthday celebration.Read More »
An executive officer of the Maricopa County Republican Party and longtime supporter of Senate President Russell Pearce said she was part of a coordinated effort to help a woman she’s never met qualify as a candidate for the Nov. 8 special recall election against Pearce.Read More »
Two members of the Maricopa Republican Party’s Executive Guidance committee, one of whom is an elected party officer, were among those who gathered signatures for LD18 recall candidate Olivia Cortes.Read More »
Education groups from across the spectrum are putting their differences aside to work on a ballot measure that would raise taxes for K-12 education and put into place reforms that could fundamentally change the way schools operate in Arizona.Read More »
A lawsuit filed in an Arizona court cites security concerns as it seeks to prevent the state from issuing contracts for 5,000 additional private prison beds.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer announced today that the Feb. 28 presidential primary will remain unchanged.Read More »
Critics of Senate President Russell Pearce have labeled Olivia Cortes a "stealth" candidate who is aiming to divide his opposition. This month, media reports quoted a circulator Cortes supposedly hired as admitting that she is running to dilute the vote against Pearce, the state's foremost immigration hawk.
And even though she has denied that the Pearce camp had asked her to run, an early interview with the candidate reveals she planned to court Hispanic voters in the upcoming Mesa recall election.
Dollars spent with local businesses have a far greater impact on Arizona’s economy, tax revenues and jobs, and that applies even when state government puts out contracts for bid, the head of a small-business group said Friday.Read More »