Senate President Russell Pearce characterizes the massive recall effort against him as a product of liberal citizens who unpatriotically share zero interest in his politics, which is seemingly limited to the topic of curtailing illegal immigration by any means necessary.Read More »
A day late, dollar short on new marijuana law
Arizona’s medical marijuana law continues to pay out. The payoff isn’t so great for sickened would-be patients and convalescing recreational users, as it is for journalists and attorneys.Read More »
Dreaming up immigration nightmares for a price
Did you know that the DREAM Act, which would grant resident status and form a path to citizenship for illegal alien students who want to go to college or enter the military, is a full-blown nightmare? Did you know it’s the greatest threat to the nation’s sovereignty, national security and economic future? Me, either.Read More »
Christian Palmer talks about Adams’ replacement options
Yellow Sheet Report assistant editor Christian Palmer discusses the replacement options for Kirk Adams.Read More »
Clean Elections ban a cure-all for fringe politics? Really?
A “birther” bill here, a measure to allow guns on college campuses there. Arizona does produce more thoughtful and complex legislation, yet we still can’t shake the Donald Trump-levels of attention every time we do something that everybody else thinks is stupid.
But now the business community is launching an effort many believe will change all of that.
Attorney plans referendum to protect drunk drivers’ rights
A portion of recently approved changes to state drunk-driving laws could face a challenge from Arizona citizens, as a Phoenix defense attorney has registered a referendum committee to protect a suspected drunk drivers' right to a trial by jury.Read More »
Voters get final choice on dismantling Clean Elections
After years of having nothing to show for their legislative efforts to dismantle Arizona’s public campaign financing system, state business leaders and other opponents of Clean Elections enlisted the help of an unlikely ally.
On April 18, the Senate refered SCR1025 to the 2012 ballot. The success of the measure, which would ask voters to effectively gut Arizona’s embattled 13-year-old public finance system for legislative and statewide office candidates, can largely be attributed to one of Clean Election’s most ardent supporters.
Christian Palmer discusses the proposed changes for Arizona’s judge selection process
Yellow Sheet Report assistant editor Christian Palmer talks about the proposed changes to judicial merit selection, and why it's so important.Read More »
Supreme Court skeptical of Clean Elections law
The United States Supreme Court will soon decide just how far a government can wade into electoral politics with the use of public campaign financing, as members of the court on Monday heard arguments from opponents and defenders of Arizona’s public campaign finance system.Read More »
Christian Palmer talks about how the major hurdles Andrew Thomas faces
Yellow Sheet Report assistant editor Christian Palmer talks about how former Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas' fortunes have quickly changed.Read More »