Jerry Lewis may have inadvertently become the poster boy of a movement to radically overhaul Arizona’s election system.Read More »
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Though the historic effort to recall former Sen. Russell Pearce ended with his ouster, those behind the campaign aren’t going to stop there.
The group that spearheaded the recall election of Pearce will be putting pressure on two other eminent Republican politicians: Gov. Jan Brewer and Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio.
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 »
As of this morning, Russell Pearce, the Senate’s former president and Arizona’s most visible anti-illegal immigration advocate, is no longer a lawmaker.Read More »
When asked of his plans a few days after his colleagues put him in charge, incoming Senate President Steve Pierce replied: “See, I’d just tell you. I don’t know what that is right now.”Read More »
Seeing one of Arizona’s most prolific and powerful political figures toppled in a recall election has some Republicans wondering who might be next.
Whereas previously, a recall petition being pulled could be dismissed as a joke, there was now a solid model for running a recall campaign and winning.
A special deficit-reduction supercommittee appears likely to admit failure on Monday, unable or unwilling to compromise on a mix of spending cuts and tax increases required to meet its assignment of saving taxpayers at least $1.2 trillion over the coming decade.Read More »
With its chairwoman back in place, the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission will resume meeting next week and hopes to finish its work before Christmas.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 »
Advocates for state services and programs shouldn't hold out hope that Arizona's improving fiscal situation means cuts made to keep the state budget in the black will be reversed any time soon, an official said Friday.Read More »