A massive overhaul of Arizona’s campaign finance laws contains a largely overlooked bonus for statewide officials and some others who will be allowed to raise twice as much money from individual contributors than they are now.Read More »
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Democratic lawmakers are coalescing in opposition to Gov. Doug Ducey’s state land trust plan, a potentially troubling development for a governor who may need votes from the minority party to pass one of his top priorities for the 2016 legislative session.Read More »
The five members of the House Elections Committee agreed that Arizona’s late August primary election date should be earlier. Exactly when the primary election will be may have to be a discussion for another day.Read More »
Just call them the “comeback kids.”
A handful of former lawmakers are poised to regain seats in the Legislature in the upcoming election, bringing with them experience and knowledge that they gained in their previous years of service.
As expected, Rep. Lela Alson is leading the three-way Democratic primary for the two House seats in midtown Phoenix’s Legislative District 24.Read More »
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Four Democratic legislative candidates locked in bitter primaries just got a big boost: $73,000 in “dark money” assistance.Read More »
In downtown Phoenix’s Democratic stronghold of Legislative District 24, House Minority Leader Chad Campbell is stepping down from the post he has held for the past eight years as one of the district’s two representatives. That is creating a power vacuum and a bitter battle between two Democrats vying to replace him.Read More »
Former state lawmaker David Lujan has returned to the state Capitol to fill the seat left vacant by Kyrsten Sinema.
Lujan was sworn in as the Senate’s newest member in a brief ceremony today, one day after the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors appointed the former House minority leader to the position.
Former state lawmaker David Lujan is returning to the state Capitol to fill the seat left vacant by Kyrsten Sinema.
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors appointed Lujan, a former House minority leader, to the position in a meeting today.