Cathi Herrod, president of the Center for Arizona Policy, looked on the bright side of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decisions to strike a provision of the Defense of Marriage Act and effectively not rule on California’s Proposition 8.Read More »
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The protracted fight for Medicaid expansion likely won’t end with Gov. Jan Brewer’s signing of the historic legislation.Read More »
Abortion arguments: Planned Parenthood funding case heads to federal appeals court as pro-life group launches new assault
Arizona will be at the 9th U.S. Circuit of Appeals on June 12 as a long shot to convince a three-judge panel to reinstate a state law prohibiting Medicaid funding for Planned Parenthood.Read More »
Former Sens. Frank Antenori and Ron Gould, GOP rivals of Gov. Jan Brewer who were frequently on the receiving end of her veto stamp, are hoping to return the favor.
If the Legislature approves the Medicaid expansion, the former lawmakers want to put it on the 2014 ballot in the hopes of convincing voters to reject Brewer’s proposal.
A provision in the 1998 ballot measure that created Arizona’s Clean Elections system may hold the key to whether the state’s new campaign contribution limits will go into effect for 2014.Read More »
The state’s highest election official concluded that Gov. Jan Brewer can’t seek another term, an idea she has floated a few times.Read More »
This week's most outstanding quips, gibes and utterances.Read More »
Republican lawmakers today authorized the Legislature to file a lawsuit challenging the state redistricting commission’s authority to draw congressional and legislative maps.Read More »
ASU law professor Paul Bender said the Arizona Constitution is far clearer about whether Brewer could seek another term in 2014 than the governor's recent musings have indicated.Read More »
The four newly sworn-in members of the Independent Redistricting Commission met for the first time on Feb. 24, then stalled in choosing a chairman from a slate of five independents.Read More »