The state’s political world lost a former governor and a host of others in 2016 who had served the state as lawmakers, an expert on polling, and agency and industry leaders.Read More »
Friends and family of former Gov. Rose Mofford plan an Oct. 30 memorial and celebration of the life of Arizona's first female governor, who died Sept. 15 at age 94.Read More »
Former Gov. Rose Mofford was buried after a private service September 28 at St. Francis Cemetery in Phoenix, but not before her remains had been taken on an emotional drive-by to local places bearing her name.Read More »
A former spokeswoman says Arizona's first female governor, Rose Mofford, has died at age 94.Read More »
A proposal approved by a House panel Monday would change what happens in Arizona when a governor dies, quits or is forcibly removed from office.Read More »
Democrats and Republicans both say the independent, wild west mentality of Arizona voters is one reason the state elects more women than most others.Read More »
This may be Gov. Jan Brewer’s last legislative session on the Ninth Floor, but denizens of the Capitol expect it to be a year like any other for her.Read More »
The state turned 100 this year, but the unofficial “face” of Arizona’s House of Representatives is only turning 82. It’s warm, kind and famously smiling and it belongs atop the tiny frame of Zoe Spinner, a receptionist at the House information desk and recently retired 25-year veteran of the state Capitol.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer said it wasn’t easy being one of the few women in a state Legislature dominated by men back in the early 1980s. And Brewer attributed women’s progress in leadership roles to the work of pioneers such as Rose Mofford, Arizona’s first woman governor, who broke the glass ceilings.Read More »
During a closed-door executive session last week, Arizona’s Independent Redistricting Commission selected the final two candidates vying to serve as the agency’s executive director.
The commission interviewed five candidates, selected from among several dozen more, for several hours during the private April 14 meeting, then chose two of the five for additional interviews April 20 – this time in public.