There has been a disturbing trend lately of government officials – elected and appointed – straying so far beyond their agencies’ mandate that they’re encroaching on Arizonans’ constitutionally protected right to free speech.Read More »
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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.
California’s Fair Political Practices Commission has reached a settlement with two so-called “dark money” groups in Arizona that will see them pay a combined $1 million in fines.Read More »
Supreme Court campaign finance case could change Arizona elections
While Arizona’s higher campaign contribution limits hang in the balance, a case before the U.S. Supreme Court might achieve what the state law’s supporters seek – give people the ability to contribute more to their favorite politicians and allow candidates to raise bigger amounts from backers.
The Goldwater Institute says it has settled a federal lawsuit it filed against Coconino County on behalf of a woman who was not allowed to wear a tea party t-shirt into her polling place.Read More »
Dr. Zuhdi Jasser isn't reluctant to speak his mind about oil barons he believes to be financiers of terrorism. He does so through the group he founded, the American Islamic Forum for Democracy, and its Web site.Read More »