A court showdown may be looming after a panel that oversees agency regulations ordered the Citizens Clean Elections Commission to repeal a set of rules regulating privately funded candidates and political committees.Read More »
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If the U.S. Supreme Court returns authority for congressional redistricting to the Legislature, lawmakers will have to become familiar again with a process they haven’t used in nearly a quarter century.Read More »
The Arizona Board of Regents has called a special meeting to discuss a court ruling that says young immigrants granted deferred deportation status by the Obama administration should get in-state tuition.Read More »
In her order, trial court Judge Katherine Cooper delved into what has become the signature question the judiciary has had to grapple with in the last few years: Can the courts tell the Legislature, which is vested with the constitutional authority to appropriate, what to do when it comes to funding?Read More »
Specter of anonymous campaign spending looms over 2014
Next year’s elections are shaping up like 2012 — organizations with generic names, big checkbooks and secret contributors spending millions to influence Arizona’s elections.
Conflicting policies likely to produce headaches as elections approach
Attorney General Tom Horne says he suspects the few voters who didn’t prove their citizenship when they registered with federal forms are in the U.S. illegally.
A new Arizona court ruling says police can take temporary custody of a person's gun for officer-safety reasons even if the person's contact with police was voluntary.Read More »
A state court ruling says the Arizona law requiring DNA testing of convicted felons doesn't permit authorities to make the convicted person pay for the testing.Read More »
Arizona's redistricting commission says a Republican-backed lawsuit challenging new legislative districts should be put on hold in federal court until related issues are resolved by state courts.Read More »
Maricopa County will pay $45 million to settle a legal dispute with three dozen hospitals and health-care providers over billing claims from emergency health care provided to low-income residents more than a decade ago.Read More »