2010 was Gov. Jan Brewer's year, but here's a list of the five other most significant people in Arizona politics this year.Read More »
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The guns-on-campus bill is back. And John Kavanagh has a new plan to stop an education association from using taxpayer money to influence elections.
Both proposals were among the 20 bills that lawmakers had filed as of Dec. 22 in anticipation of the upcoming legislative session, which will kick off Jan. 10.
The embattled commission in charge of selecting the applicant pool for the Independent Redistricting Commission is gaining defenders, this time from a group including current and former moderate Republican legislators.Read More »
Senate Republicans on Saturday doomed an effort that would have given hundreds of thousands of young illegal immigrants a path to legal status if they enrolled in college or joined the military.Read More »
“We can’t just give the Legislature the finger and ignore them. They raised some legitimate concerns, although antagonistically.” — Mick Rusing, a member of the Commission on Appellate Court Appointments, on having to convene again after Republican legislative leaders complained about the slate of nominees sent to them.Read More »
The process of picking Arizona's next Independent Redistricting Commission took a dramatic turn Dec. 14 when a legislative leader threatened to sue and a member of a selection committee resigned as criticism mounted over religious comments he made.Read More »
Final campaign spending reports from the 2010 election season revealed desperation by ultimately unsuccessful candidates who loaned their campaigns large amounts of money, as well as aggressive spending by winning candidates who likely didn’t need it.Read More »
Arizonans applying to serve on the state redistricting commission will be on the hot seat today, but only briefly.Read More »
Some Democratic lawmakers couldn’t help but scratch their heads when the list of new Senate committees was released in November.Read More »
Brewer today laid out some of the key points for her 2011 agenda on the Arizona Commerce Authority and established a framework for her economic recovery package.Read More »