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 »
Some critics worry that California’s 31st Congressional District reflects what will happen in Arizona if voters pass the top-two initiative to change the state’s primary election system.
Although the district leans Democratic, four Democrats split up the vote in the June primary, allowing two Republicans to advance to the general election.
Others predict that Arizona would benefit from such a system, saying California’s elections have become much more competitive and participation among independents has increased.
Former Senate President Russell Pearce is citing an urban legend that was a punch line in a Jim Carrey comedy to rally support for a ballot measure that bars criminals from suing their victims.Read More »
A Maricopa County Superior Court judge issued an injunction against the Open Elections/Open Government Act today, ruling that a provision on the election of political parties’ officers violates a rule requiring ballot initiatives to focus on a single subject.Read More »
The Obama administration said Friday that it will begin charging $465 this month for temporary work permits for many young illegal immigrants as it laid out details of one its signature new policies on immigration.Read More »
As the Open Government Committee tries to convince Arizonans to support its plan for a “top-two” primary election system in Arizona, it has yet to convince the state’s fastest growing voting bloc.Read More »
The Open Government Committee has had the campaign trail all to itself for the past year as it collected signatures and spread the word about the “top-two” primary election system it hopes to create in Arizona.Read More »
The Arizona Department of Health Services held a public hearing to consider requests to expand its fledgling medical marijuana program.Read More »
Even though the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals didn’t block death-row inmate Samuel Lopez’s execution, it took a dim view of Arizona’s lethal-injection procedures, particularly the secrecy that veils executions.Read More »
State health officials are now accepting applications from medical marijuana dispensaries.Read More »