On Monday, Adams told our reporter that he believes the commentary S Smith penned attacking him for not backing Pearce was not just a put-on by the Salmon campaign, but was written by them, too.Read More »
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The Adams campaign is pushing back against the poll that Salmon's camp commissioned and released last week, saying the 30-point lead is far from insurmountable - and a sign that Salmon isn't nearly as popular as he thinks he is.Read More »
After a contentious vote last session, the Legislature promised to give $1 million to Pinal County to help fight border-related crime.
But the sheriff’s office says it’s still waiting for the money.
Two months ago, Pearce told our reporter that both Adams and Salmon had asked for an endorsement, and word in the East Valley is that Salmon has been telling people he is expecting Pearce to be in his corner.Read More »
Rep. Justin Pierce, R-Mesa, was sworn in at the House of Representatives this morning.
Flanked by family, friends and new legislative colleagues, Pierce stood on the House floor and took the oath of office.
Yellow Sheet Report assistant editor Christian Palmer discusses the replacement options for Kirk Adams.Read More »
Andy Tobin is gregarious, fiery, funny and, above all else, loyal to the core — attributes that all led to his ascension to speaker of the Arizona House of Representatives late last month.
Now, Tobin has been chosen by his caucus as speaker of the House, following the departure of former Speaker Kirk Adams.
House Speaker Kirk Adams had quite the final year in the Legislature, authoring a major overhaul of the state’s public pension system and finally accomplishing last year’s goal of passing a bill aimed at making Arizona more business-friendly.Read More »
The most outstanding quotes of the whole session.Read More »
Before the session began, Republicans crowed about the super majorities, and boasted that it would allow them to overrule Gov. Jan Brewer, should she have the temerity to veto their bills.
But Brewer vetoed 29 bills this year, including several that had overwhelming Republican support in both chambers. And despite their supermajority advantage, the Republicans in the House and Senate never once tried to override a veto.