Rep. Chester Crandell said he was surprised when the first question of the Oct. 2 Clean Elections debate of Legislative District 6 candidates was on Proposition 120, the ballot measure he sponsored and is advocating.Read More »
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Republican Rep. Carl Seel started making waves during his few first months in office in 2009 when he walked off the House floor during a speech by Gov. Jan Brewer because she was pushing a one-cent sales tax increase.Read More »
Not since the AzScam scandal in 1991 have so many Arizona lawmakers left office amid criminal allegations in a single year.
The current scandals could cast a cloud over the state’s general election. Lawmakers who leave in disgrace tend to discourage cynical voters from going to the polls, pollsters and players from the AzScam bribery scandal said.
A U.S. Border Patrol agent opened fire on a group of people throwing rocks from across the Mexican border, possibly shooting one person, the agency said Thursday.Read More »
A new sentencing date has been set for two people who admitted participating in a gun smuggling ring that was monitored as part of the government's bungled investigation known as Operation Fast and Furious.Read More »
An otherwise dry campaign finance case involving Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne also has its tabloid elements, documents released by prosecutors this week showed.Read More »
Registered Latino voters in Arizona are more concerned about immigration policy than the economy and far more likely to vote for President Barack Obama, a poll released Tuesday suggests.Read More »
At least four members of Arizona’s congressional delegation had estimated wealth of more than $1 million in 2010, according to a report by the Washington Post.Read More »
With drivers in California paying more than $5 a gallon for gasoline after a sudden spike in prices, could Arizona motorists be next?Read More »
The city of Chandler is turning to legal action to recoup $131,000 in sales taxes that city officials allege online travel companies haven't paid.Read More »