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 »
Among Gov. Jan Brewer's big three priorities for the 2013 legislative session, performance funding for K-12 schools was the one that got left behind.Read More »
The Legislature violated the state Constitution by combining a comprehensive homeowners association bill with a minor elections bill in the last hours of the 2013 session, a public-interest law firm alleges in a lawsuit filed July 16.
The Arizona Center for Law in the Public Interest, suing on behalf of two HOA activists, is asking Maricopa County Superior Court to declare SB1454 unconstitutional because it violates the Constitution’s same-subject rule.
A bill allowing health inspectors to carry out unannounced inspections of abortion clinics failed on June 13, but its supporters promised to revive it next year.Read More »
The comments by Maricopa County Republican Party chairman A.J. LaFaro equating Gov. Jan Brewer to Judas Iscariot for pushing Medicaid expansion have created a firestorm and led to calls for his resignation.Read More »
An advocacy group urged Democratic lawmakers Tuesday to focus on prevention as a key to curbing a state crisis in child safety.Read More »
In an attempt to give Arizona a more influential role in deciding who will run for president, a Republican state lawmaker introduced a bill to hold Arizona’s presidential primary earlier, tying the election date to the date of the Iowa caucus.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer is appointing a higher percentage of judges from her own party than the three previous Arizona governors, but she is still supporting an initiative that would give her more power in the selection process.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer is keeping a much lower profile in 2012 Republican primaries than she did two years ago. Brewer has endorsed just four legislative candidates in Republican primaries this year, compared to at least 14 in 2010.Read More »
Arizona legislators have completed action on a bill to ban abortions for people who want them because of race or gender.Read More »