A tattoo, tattooing and the business of tattooing are constitutionally protected speech, the Arizona Court of Appeals determined Thursday by ruling in favor of a couple that was denied a use permit to open a tattoo parlor in Mesa. The court reversed a Maricopa County Superior Court decision in favor of the city and ordered the lower court to hold further proceedings.Read More »
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Lester Pearce appears to have been caught red-handed violating judicial ethics by campaigning for his brother, after the minutes of a September LD19 GOP meeting were released.Read More »
It may have been conducted a month ago, but a previously secret poll of the District 18 race shows that the Mormon community is deeply divided over the contest between Senate President Russell Pearce and charter school administrator Jerry Lewis.Read More »
Republican Olivia Cortes, who could face a civil fine for failing to report contributions to her campaign, insists that the paid effort to gather signatures on her behalf was uncoordinated with her campaign.Read More »
The group that spearheaded the recall drive against Senate President Russell Pearce spent $6,500 to help Jerry Lewis, according to the latest campaign finance reports.
As an independent expenditure group, Citizens for a Better Arizona spent the money reaching out to voters about the recall election.
With 15 days left until the special election in LD18, more than three quarters of the early ballots are outstanding, a sign to many observers that turnout in the contest will be low.Read More »
Republican Jerry Lewis’ fundraising figures show his core support is homegrown, a far cry from insinuations that he’s backed by “outsiders” intent to topple Senate President Russell Pearce and quash Arizona’s battle against illegal immigration.Read More »
It seems that sleazy political tricks are oozing through every crack in the sidewalk. From Washington to Chicago to Mesa, political figures will say and do just about anything to get elected — or to prevent someone else from getting elected.Read More »
Republican Jerry Lewis today reported raising roughly $69,000 thus far in his campaign to unseat Senate President Russell Pearce.Read More »
Lewis’ campaign is vigorously fighting back allegations he “stole” donated items from homeless children, saying Pearce’s camp is morally unmoored.Read More »