Eight judges and Gov. Jan Brewer's campaign attorney are among the 13 applicants for the next Arizona Supreme Court justice.Read More »
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Doug Ducey reported spending $581,000 on the Republican primary for state treasurer, more than any state-level candidate except for Buz Mills' defunct gubernatorial campaign.
Ducey, the former CEO of Cold Stone Creamery, spent $100,000 in the week before the Aug. 10 trigger report was submitted to the Arizona Secretary of State's Office. Partly due to the spate of television ads he's aired, Ducey has spent more than every state treasurer candidate from the past two election cycles combined in his four-way primary.
The Republican Governors Association appears to be paying a lot more attention to Arizona than its Democratic counterpart. The RGA has about $1.2 million in its Arizona political action committee, compared to just $4,500 in the Democratic Governors Association Arizona PAC.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer and legislative leaders have agreed to limit the special session to fixing ballot language aimed at preserving the right to vote by secret ballot in union elections. But that hasn't stopped lawmakers and groups from pushing for other issues to be included in the special session.Read More »
A source close to the discussions between Brewer and legislative leaders told our reporter a special session has been agreed to and will begin Monday.Read More »
In the wake of three convicted murderers' escape from a private prison in northern Arizona, Attorney General Terry Goddard slammed Gov. Jan Brewer for cutting the Department of Corrections' budget.Read More »
The legal defense fund created for the state's federal court battles over S1070 has pulled in nearly $1.8 million in contributions, according to the Governor's Office.Read More »
Most of Gov. Jan Brewer's recent primary endorsements have been for out-of-state candidates, but now Brewer is officially weighing in on some of the state's most contested GOP battles. Several of the candidates Brewer is pushing for in contested primaries are percieved to be the moderates in their races.Read More »
Arizona Capitol Times Managing Editor Matt Bunk talks about the implications of the ruling Wednesday that blocked parts of Arizona's new immigration law, and what Gov. Brewer will likely do to appeal the decision.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer on June 29 appealed a federal judge's injunction against the core provisions of S1070. Attorneys for Arizona filed a motion asking the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for an expedited appeal on U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton's ruling that blocked several key sections of the state's strict new immigration law.Read More »