Gov. Jan Brewer signed a bill to give the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission an additional $500,000 to continue its ongoing legal battles.Read More »
For the most part, Arizona lawmakers appear to have stepped back from the trenches of the states’ rights issue after years of incessant fighting with the federal government.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer traveled in style to Super Bowl XLVII over the weekend with an all-star cast that included a prominent Arizona entrepreneur and philanthropist, an All-Pro football star and an Academy Award nominee.Read More »
This week's most outstanding quips, gibes and utterances from Arizona's political arena.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer has hired a longtime Phoenix area journalist and public relations professional to work as her speechwriter and public communications writer.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer signed an emergency appropriations bill today that provides $4.4 million for Child Protective Services to hire new staff, and lawmakers sent another bill to her desk to continue funding the Independent Redistricting Commission as it heads to trial in federal court.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 »
Former Tempe Mayor Hugh Hallman made his official entry into the 2014 governor’s race.
Hallman, a Republican, has long been an oft-rumored candidate for numerous offices. On Tuesday he filed a campaign committee with the Arizona Secretary of State’s Office for a gubernatorial run.
“We’re off and running,” Hallman said.
Before lawmakers decide what kind of discretionary spending they want added in the fiscal 2014 budget, Rep. John Kavanagh said they have to make a choice about whose revenue projections they’re going to believe.Read More »
Economists who advise Arizona's independent legislative budget analysts said Thursday that residents who have hunkered down through years of tough economic times may finally have reason to be a little more perky this year, but the economy won't meet Gov. Jan Brewer's expectations.Read More »