Now that the election results have been officially canvassed and certified, returning legislators and their new colleagues can start introducing legislation for next year’s session.Read More »
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Tempe Democrats will choose three possible replacements Thursday for state Rep. Ben Arredondo, who resigned last week after pleading guilty to two felony counts of fraud stemming from an FBI investigation.Read More »
After a handful of strange snags and unprecedented situations, Sen. Michele Reagan is eying a raft of changes to Arizona’s election laws.Read More »
Attorneys for Darin Mitchell, the candidate who a Superior Court judge found did not live in his district, filed new arguments with the Court of Appeals yesterday, saying the courts don’t have authority to decide elections contests.Read More »
The Legislature’s decision to sweep $50 million intended to help the state with the consequences of the foreclosure crisis was legal, according to a Maricopa County judge.Read More »
Rep. Ben Arredondo resigned from the House today after pleading guilty in a federal court Friday to two felony counts of fraud.Read More »
Rep. Ben Arredondo, a Tempe Democrat, faces a sentence ranging from probation to 37 months in prison after pleading guilty this morning to two felony counts related to federal charges stemming from a public corruption indictment.Read More »
Attorneys for a business run by Rep. Kate Brophy McGee’s husband persuaded a judge to seal court records in an ongoing lawsuit on the grounds that it could harm her re-election chances.
But they also contend that her political career is being used to blackmail and extort the business of her husband, Bob McGee.
Rep. Eric Meyer, an incumbent Democrat seeking re-election to the Arizona House in the squarely Republican Legislative District 28, has continued to outraise both of this Republican opponents by a healthy margin, recent campaign finance reports show.Read More »
A federal grand jury has returned a third indictment this year involving the Arizona Legislature as a former staffer was charged Sept. 25 with 15 counts of wire fraud for allegedly stealing from former House Speaker Jim Weiers’ campaign account.Read More »