A full-blown ethics inquiry is rare, but it is not unprecedented. So, while the senators investigating whether Sen. Scott Bundgaard breached the chamber’s ethical rules have a lot of questions about how to conduct the trial, old Senate records actually provide plenty of guidance.Read More »
Attorney General Tom Horne’s Voting Rights Act lawsuit may spur a wave of retaliatory civil suits, but experts say those who are likely to sue would have a difficult time convincing a judge they’ve been wronged.Read More »
The Arizona Republican Party and other GOP bigwigs are busily making arrangements for a presidential debate in December and an accompanying fundraiser that will benefit both the state party and the Republican National Committee.Read More »
In a state that has so often been an afterthought in presidential campaigns, Gov. Jan Brewer wants Arizona to have a role befitting its newfound national prominence in 2012.
Arizona has dominated the national discourse on illegal immigration and border security for the past two years, and it's one of the epicenters of the nationwide housing crisis.
Now Brewer wants to parlay that influence into a louder voice for Arizona in choosing the Republican Party’s nominee to face President Barack Obama.
Arizona News Service will lose a veteran member of its newsroom later this month when Barry Gartell, the editor of the Arizona Legislative Report, retires and moves to suburban Boston.Read More »
Timing is now a bone of contention between members of the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission.Read More »
The Governor’s Office announced a major shakeup in Gov. Jan Brewer’s inner circle, with two key staffers who have been with her since the start of her administration leaving for the private sector.Read More »
A state commission says it will use a nearly $600,000 federal grant to improve records that Arizona submits to a national criminal databank so that they include mental health matters that affect a person's ability to legally buy guns.Read More »
Attorney Tom Irvine was working in his law office on the afternoon of Dec. 31, 2008, when a process server dropped two lawsuits on him, filed by then-Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas.
Irvine, the sole witness on the third day of Thomas’ attorney disbarment hearing, described the experience of being targeted by the former county attorney.
This week’s most outstanding utterances, gibes and quips.Read More »