The typical Arizona medical marijuana cardholder is a man between the ages of 51-60 suffering from chronic pain plus another ailment, according to a report released by the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) outlining information from the voter-created program.Read More »
Former Congressman Matt Salmon today announced he raised $158,136 in the third quarter of 2011, bringing his total fundraising to $330,424 since announcing his bid to return to Congress.Read More »
Former U.S. Rep. Harry Mitchell won’t seek a return to Congress, a move that could open to the door for a plethora of Democrats eying the new central Phoenix and Tempe-based district.Read More »
Cesar Chavez fasted to protest an Arizona law limiting the rights of farm workers has cleared another hurdle toward gaining federal recognition.Read More »
A committee assisting in the search for a new University of Arizona president will hold five hearings to gather public input on the issues that the new university leader will face.Read More »
A court hearing is scheduled Friday on a request to block Arizona's planned award of contracts for 5,000 additional private prison beds authorized under a 2009 state law.Read More »
Nathaniel E. Plumer, along with two business associates, was instrumental in getting the road built that would eventually be known as Speedway Boulevard.Read More »
Attorney and former Arizona Democratic Party Chairman Don Bivens announced that his U.S. Senate campaign raised a whopping $325,000 in its first six weeks.Read More »
The Arizona Constitution, Article 7 section 12, charges the Legislature with the duty to “maintain the purity of elections.” Arizona case law has held that attempting to place a “diversionary candidate” on the ballot is illegal. A “diversionary candidate” is one who is in the race solely to divert votes from a particular candidate so as to give an advantage to another candidate. The recent lawsuit to have Olivia Cortes removed from the race was filed to honor the rule of law.Read More »
Olivia Cortes’ controversy-ridden candidacy abruptly ended earlier this month.
But it’s too late to strike her name off the Nov. 8 recall election ballot, and some say she could still peel votes away from fellow Republican Jerry Lewis, thereby helping Senate President Russell Pearce secure a victory.