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.
LD19 Republicans will meet May 19 at Mesa Community College to vote on replacements for Adams' vacant seat.Read More »
With the legislative session over, Kirk Adams was finally able to do what he’d wanted to do for months, and what some have expected him to do for years: run for Congress.Read More »
The unexpected part of Adams' announcement today was that Kyl was not only endorsing him, but will be the honorary chair of the campaign.Read More »