With his first full session as speaker of the House under his belt, Andy Tobin is feeling pretty pleased with the way things turned out: a balanced budget, money in the “rainy day” fund, and a second economic development package all signed by the governor.Read More »
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A poll released today by Ron Gould’s congressional campaign suggests a tight race between the state senator and U.S. Congressman Paul Gosar.
The two are vying for the Republican nomination in newly drawn 4th Congressional District.
Voters in southeastern Arizona's 8th Congressional District are seeing a flurry of television ads in advance of the June 12 special election to pick a successor for Democrat Gabrielle Giffords.Read More »
Richard Carmona arrived in Washington a political novice in 2002 and left four years later scarred and frustrated. He didn't go quietly.Read More »
The Goldwater Institute, a think tank known for its dogged pursuit of conservative ideals, laid down an ambitious — and combative — agenda at the state Capitol this year.Read More »
Advocates for more funding for social programs today panned Republicans for their priorities in the recently-enacted state budget.Read More »
Arizona's most populous county is moving to participate in a federal court case to argue that it's too late to temporarily change new legislative districts in time for this year's elections.Read More »
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer says a contraception coverage bill now on her desk was improved in the time since she voiced reservations about an earlier version as being intrusive.Read More »
This week's most outstanding quips, jibes and utterances.Read More »
The Arizona Supreme Court was able to work out a deal allowing the Legislature to take money from a variety of smaller accounts rather than a larger, more critical one that lawmakers were targeting.Read More »