The Republican newcomer hoping to prevent former Senate President Russell Pearce from returning to the Capitol after being ousted last year in a historic recall election now has the backing of every municipal elected official in Mesa.Read More »
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Lawmakers from across the state are gearing up to take on incumbents and members of their own party in the August primaries.
What’s more, some incumbents are expected to square-off in the November general election, as well.
The campaign of Bob Worsley, who is running against former Senate President Russell Pearce to represent a large portion of Mesa, has received another boost, announcing today that the businessman bagged the backing of three of his hometown’s council members.Read More »
Senate President Steve Pierce, a rancher from Prescott, has a habit of walking into difficult situations.
He did it once three years ago, when he became the de facto majority whip, and he did it again last year, when he vied for the position and became Senate president after Russell Pearce was ousted in a special recall election in November.
During the two sessions of the 50th Legislature, members of the press increasingly had to think twice about where they were and were not allowed to go.Read More »
A phantom of sorts lurked in the Senate last session.
Divas weren’t held captive in a cellar. Chandeliers weren’t damaged. But ousted Senate President Russell Pearce’s presence was felt in the chamber that he once ran.
Two of Arizona's most prominent advocates for tougher border enforcement are seeking financial contributions to counter potential legislation that would prevent states and cities from enforcing immigration laws.Read More »
Businessman Bob Worsley has bagged the coveted endorsement of Mesa Mayor Scott Smith in his race to capture a seat in the Arizona Senate.Read More »
Lawmakers wrapped up their work at 8:25 p.m. on May 3 after nearly four months in session, having stashed away money for anticipated rainy days ahead, approved a sweeping measure that allows state workers to be more easily fired and fought on the unending battlefronts of abortion, taxation and border security.
And like the year before, lawmakers with conservative leanings shaped the agenda at the Capitol.