A year after Arizona began a nationally publicized effort to build its own border fence through private contributions, not a single fencepost has gone up. And there are several barriers standing in the way of the project.Read More »
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This week's most outstanding quips, gibes and utterances.Read More »
Jean Cheuvront-McDermott won’t be the spoiler in an intraparty fight over House seats in Legislative District 24.Read More »
In the upcoming elections, party loyalty doesn’t guarantee an uncontested race.
The highest-ranking Republican and Democrat in the House of Representatives both face crowded primaries this August.
Policymakers often point to the state’s conservative spending plan that eschewed accounting gimmicks and set aside money for rainy days as the biggest victory of the Republican supermajority.Read More »
House Majority Leader Steve Court’s announcement that he won’t be seeking re-election quickly fueled the Republican rumor mill over who might take his leadership spot.
Speculation over who would be jockeying for the position began even before the news this week of Court’s exit, as the Mesa Republican was facing a tough primary battle.
Lawmakers from across the state are gearing up to take on incumbents and members of their own party in the August primaries.
What’s more, some incumbents are expected to square-off in the November general election, as well.
House Minority Leader Chad Campbell was a little more hopeful this session. The state had some money to spend, and the Legislature wasn’t going to have to do as much budget-slashing as they had in previous years. Maybe now, he thought, they could start restoring some funding that had been cut.Read More »
The minority leader of the Arizona House has called on Secretary of State Ken Bennett to resign as the Arizona co-chairman of Mitt Romney's campaign after Bennett questioned the validity of President Barack Obama's birth certificate.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer's signing of a bill passed by the Legislature means businesses and investors in Arizona will be getting new tax breaks.Read More »