Arizona's redistricting commission plans Tuesday to resume work on new maps of congressional and legislative districts now that the Arizona Supreme Court has undone Gov. Jan Brewer's attempt to fire the commission's chair.Read More »
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With the deadline for getting a measure on the Feb. 28 ballot looming, the prospects for a special session to refer Proposition 106 back to the ballot seemed bleak.Read More »
The stormy legal battle over the removal – then the reinstatement – of Independent Redistricting Commission Chairwoman Colleen Mathis has dominated the coverage of the group over the past month. But the commission is more than just high drama and analysis of the political fallout.Read More »
Some senators are very unhappy with Brewer’s decision to ask the Supreme Court for a detailed opinion on its decision to reinstate Mathis, a chamber source said, identifying Antenori, Biggs and Shooter as those grousing the loudest.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer’s decision to remove the state’s redistricting chairwoman has left a bad impression on voters, according to a poll released Tuesday.
Brewer’s handling of the situation could have some long-term implications for both the governor and the Republican Party in Arizona, the pollster said.
The possibility of a special session this week to respond to the state Supreme Court’s decision to reinstate Mathis as IRC chairwoman is looking pretty slim, especially as it relates to a repeal of Prop 106.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer said she and legislative leaders will likely decide today or Tuesday on their course of action in the ongoing saga over Arizona’s redistricting process.Read More »
GOP lawmakers don’t want the Arizona Supreme Court’s ruling reinstating Colleen Mathis to be the last word on the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer and Republican legislative leaders are considering another effort to remove the chair of the state redistricting commission, despite the Arizona Supreme Court's ruling that an initial attempt was improper.Read More »
Almost 11 years ago to the day, Thomas Zlaket was the chief justice of the Arizona Supreme Court and he apologized to the Commission on Appellate Court Appointments for being unable to free them of the high-profile political duty of creating the pool of potential IRC members.Read More »