An attorney representing legislative leaders told a judge today she has no authority to order lawmakers to reimburse schools for unfunded inflation adjustments.Read More »
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The Arizona Supreme Court grilled attorneys in the case over HB2593 in attempt to determine whether voters intended to set firm contribution limits in 1998 or simply reduce the amount of money candidates could accept, regardless of how the limits might change in the future.Read More »
Attorneys for charter schools will have their day in court Dec. 2 in an attempt to stop the state from taking almost $6 million from them.Read More »
An Arizona Court of Appeals ruling that put the state’s new campaign contribution limits on hold triggered widespread confusion among candidates and election attorneys.Read More »
Opponents of a bill that dramatically raises the state’s campaign contribution limits are asking the Arizona Supreme Court to strike it down before it goes into effect in two months, arguing that the measure violates the Voter Protection Act.Read More »
Republican legislators have spent the past 12 years railing against the Voter Protection Act, but the reviled ballot measure that tied lawmakers’ hands was a largely self-inflicted and ironically unnecessary wound.Read More »
The chorus of lawmakers calling for an overhaul of the Voter Protection Act quieted to a low murmur in 2011, but supporters say the dormant issue will be back on the Legislature’s agenda next year.
Several Republican legislators said they will revive their plans to change Proposition 105, the 1998 ballot measure that strictly limits the Legislature’s ability to tamper with voter-approved measures.
This week's most outstanding quotes from around the Capitol.Read More »