A proposal to legalize marijuana in Arizona is on track to qualify for the ballot as the state joins a growing movement looking to loosen pot laws around the country in the November elections.Read More »
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Advocates of two proposed amendments to the Arizona Constitution that would dramatically change the face of elections in Arizona have officially joined forces and are preparing to launch their campaign for 2016.Read More »
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Two nascent campaigns that hope to usher in major election reforms in Arizona are considering joining forces to bolster their chances in next year’s election.Read More »
Late yesterday (July 30), Brnovich issued an opinion clarifying that public officials have a First Amendment right to weigh in on election matters, specifically ballot measures, although they cannot use public resources for electioneering purposes.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 »
Former Sens. Frank Antenori and Ron Gould, GOP rivals of Gov. Jan Brewer who were frequently on the receiving end of her veto stamp, are hoping to return the favor.
If the Legislature approves the Medicaid expansion, the former lawmakers want to put it on the 2014 ballot in the hopes of convincing voters to reject Brewer’s proposal.
If Arizonans knew that ballot measures were permanent and nearly impossible to change, Rep. Michelle Ugenti thinks that residents would think twice before approving the measures.Read More »
A new report showing Arizona had the steepest education spending decreases nationwide in recent years strengthens the argument for a 1-cent per dollar sales tax benefiting schools, proponents of the initiative said Tuesday.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer wants lawmakers to refer a measure to the ballot to correct what she views as the most glaring problem with a proposal to create a “top-two” primary election system in Arizona.
But while many lawmakers have talked for months about referring a competing ballot measure that could potentially sink the Open Elections/Open Government Act in November, Brewer wants to keep the focus of a planned special session narrow.