The Arizona Commerce Authority’s deal-closing fund became more of a deal-making fund during the 2013 legislative session, opening the possibility that more special projects could be in the agency’s future.Read More »
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Watch out, it's striker season. No, that's not some obscure reference to spring training or a new term for haboobs, but a favorite subversive tactic of Arizona lawmakers at the Capitol this time of year.Read More »
There have yet to be any ballot challenge lawsuits filed, and one veteran attorney said that may be because the main foundation for ballot challenges isn’t exactly reliable this year.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 »
A coalition of unions rallied at the Capitol to oppose a slate of anti-union legislation, warning that the passage of the bills would carry dire consequences for both workers who would lose their rights and lawmakers who would lose their elections.Read More »
Konopnicki told our reporter this morning that he is likely to enter the CD1 race, though he acknowledged that he had hoped to make a final decision before now.Read More »
Happy 100th birthday, Arizona. Tuesday is the state's centennial, and Gov. Jan Brewer and other dignitaries will participate in celebrations at the Capitol in Phoenix.Read More »
Behind an array of proposals to weaken unions is a small but influential conservative group that is partly responsible for moving Arizona’s needle to the right of the political spectrum.
The Goldwater Institute developed and drafted legislation that is now the focal point of what could be the biggest political fight at the state Capitol this year.
But now the group itself, not just its ideas, is under close scrutiny from opponents.
One of the reasons Schweikert is welcoming the chance to take on Quayle is that a poll it commissioned last month of 400 likely primary voters in CD6 shows him with a 45-33 lead. To read more on this item ...Read More »
Ten people with military ties will become United States citizens during a ceremony at the state Capitol on Thursday.Read More »