Taking a page from higher education, Gov. Jan Brewer announced today she wants to install a system in which public schools would earn some of their funding based on student achievement.Read More »
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The wave that carried a Republican supermajority into the Legislature two years ran into a seawall tonight, when the G.O.P. appeared to have lost four seats in the Senate, thereby giving up the power to override a gubernatorial veto.Read More »
Rep. Chester Crandell, a Heber Republican, staved off a big money campaign targeting his defeat in the Legislative District 6 Senate race.Read More »
The local chapter of Planned Parenthood is firing back through its political action arm after being on the defensive during the last few years.Read More »
A well-funded independent expenditure group launched what is likely to be the first of numerous attacks targeting three Democratic candidates in hotly-contested state Senate races.Read More »
Republican legislative candidates in hotly-contested races have on the whole stockpiled a bigger war chest than Democrats as November approaches, finance reports filed with the Secretary of State show.Read More »
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.
Sen. Sylvia Allen, a Republican from Snowflake, is leaving the Legislature to run for a seat on the Navajo County board of supervisors.Read More »
A legislative committee on Wednesday debated changing the way student success is measured in Arizona schools, which would also change the structure of education funding.Read More »
State Rep. Chester Crandell, R-Heber, wants the state to regulate federal regulators. Crandell is pushing HB2077, which would require visiting officials from any federal regulatory agency to register with the sheriff of the Arizona county they are working in.Read More »