There’s no certainty a proposed initiative to eliminate “dark money” will make the ballot or whether voters will approve it, but if either happens, it will face litigation.Read More »
A new opinion issued by Attorney General Mark Brnovich more clearly outlines how public and elected officials may exercise their free speech rights without improperly using public money to influence elections.Read More »
The public fracture between marijuana legalization supporters last week prompted the executive director of the Marijuana Policy Project to threaten “to harm” the medical marijuana dispensary owned by the doctor who is leading the splinter group, which announced Friday that it will run its own ballot initiative.Read More »
State senators voted Monday to let special interests give candidates more cash, even as they threw another roadblock in the path of voters wanting to enact their own laws.Read More »
Unable to get any traction at the state Capitol, union foes are preparing to bring the fight to the 2014 ballot and let Arizonans decide whether automatic paycheck deductions should be banned.
A group called Protect Employee Paychecks recently filed an initiative with the Secretary of State. Unlike the proposals that are stuck in the Legislature, the initiative would affect both public and private unions.
The Open Government Committee, which is supporting the initiative to create a “top-two” primary system in Arizona, has a strong fundraising lead over the opposition as its campaign heads into the home stretch.Read More »
A Republican-controlled legislative committee illegally crafted a biased description of a proposed sales tax initiative in hopes of convincing voters to reject it, a judge ruled Thursday.Read More »
Two prominent Latino leaders requested to be added as plaintiffs in a lawsuit aimed at stopping a ballot measure that would make a major change to Arizona's election process, claiming the change would lead to fewer minority candidates being elected in Arizona.Read More »
A ballot initiative to increase the state’s sales tax to fund education and construction jobs took two blows today when Gov. Jan Brewer and one of the state’s largest business groups came out against the measure.Read More »
A group has filed petitions aimed at banning all new billboards in Phoenix.Read More »