The Arizona Education Network, one of several groups that have been fighting cuts to schools, said 59 of the state’s 90 legislators flunked their tests when it comes to funding the state’s education system.Read More »
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U.S. Rep. Trent Franks stunned the political community Friday with an announcement that he will not run for the U.S. Senate in 2012.Read More »
Changing legislative primaries so the top vote-getters, regardless of party, advance to the general election would cut down on polarizing legislation, make districts more competitive and further engage Arizona’s growing number of independent voters, according to a report by a nonpartisan research group.Read More »
Supporters of the five controversial immigration measures that the Senate killed on Thursday made no attempt to revive the measures on Monday.
As a result, the bills are dead — but the ideas may still be resurrected.
Senate Republicans are expected to revisit on Tuesday the issue surrounding calls by some members for Senate Majority Leader Scott Bundgaard to relinquish his leadership position following a physical altercation with his then-girlfriend, Aubry Ballard, last month.Read More »
The Arizona Legislative Latino Caucus today made it clear they believe maintaining districts that are practically guaranteed to send Hispanic lawmakers to the Legislature is more important than creating competitive districts.Read More »
Ron Carmichael told our reporter he believes his endorsements from Kyl, Adams, Shadegg and other GOP elected officials ultimately cost him the Republican Party chairman's election on Saturday.Read More »
Many Republicans are concerned about Morrissey's ability to do what is required as chairman, especially in the fundraising arena.Read More »
After a day of argument over procedure and bylaws, Andrei Cherny survived a challenge to his eligibility and was elected chairman of the Arizona Democratic Party.Read More »
The Arizona Legislature likely will start a special session on Wednesday so lawmakers can consider asking the federal government to allow Arizona to drastically reduce medical coverage for its residents.Read More »