The U.S. Supreme Court this afternoon refused to hold up a federal appellate court ruling which voided an Arizona law denying bail to some people not in this country legally.Read More »
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A Maricopa County Superior Court judge told the Legislature today it must fund each public-school student at a base level of about $233 more than it currently does to begin to make up for years of not adjusting for inflation.Read More »
Arizona's more than 43,000 medical marijuana patients smoked, ate or otherwise consumed close to three tons of the weed last year.Read More »
Supporters of the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission argued that the Legislature’s lawsuit against the remapping panel violates the Voter Protection Act.Read More »
The Citizens Clean Elections Commission is asking the Arizona Court of Appeals to overturn a Maricopa County judge’s ruling that allowed new campaign contribution limits to go into effect.Read More »
The Arizona Supreme Court declined to accept a case challenging the state’s new campaign contribution limits.
In a Tuesday afternoon order, Justice Robert Brutinel wrote that the court would not accept a petition for special action filed by opponents of HB2593, who hoped to bypass the lower courts and go straight to the Supreme Court. Brutinel did not elaborate on the high court’s reason for declining jurisdiction in the case.
A provision in the 1998 ballot measure that created Arizona’s Clean Elections system may hold the key to whether the state’s new campaign contribution limits will go into effect for 2014.Read More »
Some teachers or administrators in rural schools and retired police officers working in any Arizona school would be allowed to carry a gun under a proposal approved by a Senate committee Tuesday.Read More »
An Arizona bill to prohibit state agencies from mailing out some government documents in any language but English has cleared an initial hurdle.Read More »
A House Committee advanced a bill Thursday that would allow elected officials to more easily launch campaigns for another office without triggering Arizona's "Resign to Run" law.Read More »