The Ninth Floor’s vetting process for judicial applicants has become more stringent since Gov. Doug Ducey took office in January.Read More »
Gov. Doug Ducey has appointed six new Maricopa County Superior Court judges, selecting two Republicans, two Democrats and two independents.Read More »
The Commission on Appellate Court Appointments voted unanimously Monday to be a neutral defendant in a lawsuit alleging a new law that expands the pool of judicial nominees is unconstitutional.Read More »
A law enacted to give the governor more choices in appointing judges is expected to join Medicaid expansion and an elections package as 2013 legislation that will wind up in court.Read More »
The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee left the state on a personal matter, making it unlikely that 21 of the governor’s court- related nominations will be filled this year.Read More »
The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee has left the state on a personal matter, making it unlikely that 21 of the governor’s court-related nominations will be filled this year.Read More »
The race is on to woo voters for a slate of ballot measures passed by the 50th Legislature on property taxes, government financing, trust land and states’ rights.
Some of the seven propositions on the November 2012 ballot have dry subjects that might be difficult to grasp, making it all the more important for backers to get organized and present a coherent message, said David Berman, a professor at Arizona State University’s Morrison Institute of Public Policy.