Four current and former members of the state Board of Executive Clemency are each owed about $2,000 in overtime pay, but some are being told they owe the state retirement system even larger amounts.Read More »
Arizona officials are studying whether current and former members of the state Board of Executive Clemency are owed potentially significant amounts of overtime pay.Read More »
Judge denies death-row inmate’s request after witnesses say governor’s office didn’t pressure Clemency Board
A federal judge on Tuesday refused a death-row prisoner’s request to disqualify the Board of Executive Clemency from hearing his plea for mercy, finding that he didn’t prove that the governor’s office pressured board members to pursue a tough-on-crime policy.Read More »
Five former members of the Board of Executive Clemency claim Gov. Jan Brewer’s top aide tried strong-arming them into not giving leniency to prisoners and punished those who did.Read More »
This week's most outstanding quips, gibes and utterances from Arizona's political scene.Read More »
An Arizona death-row inmate is asking the state Supreme Court to block his execution Wednesday so a lower court can consider whether the inmate's rights to a fair clemency hearing have been violated.Read More »
A death-row prisoner scheduled for lethal injection May 16 sued Gov. Jan Brewer today, alleging she illegally appointed three members to the Board of Executive Clemency.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer fired the outgoing executive director of the Board of Executive Clemency after three newly confirmed appointees showed up late for work Monday.
Their tardiness caused a two-hour delay of clemency hearings as victims and families of prisoners stood by disgruntled, and waited for a quorum to form.
A condemned inmate asked the Arizona Supreme Court Oct. 13 to postpone his execution until after the gubernatorial election. Jeffrey Landrigan argues in legal briefs that Gov. Jan Brewer has political incentive to go forward with the Oct. 26 execution ...Read More »