Critics of Arizona’s SB1070 claimed partial victory immediately after the U.S. Supreme Court today struck a majority of the provisions of the controversial immigration law.Read More »
After throwing its weight behind Russell Pearce in last year’s bitterly contested recall election, the Arizona Republican Party is now prepared to help the man it once accused of being a “plant” by the “ultra-liberal” group that sought Pearce’s ouster from the Legislature.Read More »
After successive months of growth, state revenues fell in May, when collections fell $9.2 million below the budget forecast. But the culprit doesn’t appear to be a slowing in the economy.Read More »
While politicians and pundits denounced or commended President Barack Obama’s new policy to halt deportation of young illegal aliens who were brought here as children, immigration lawyers offered a more nuanced response, welcoming the change but also pointing out that the rules needed to implement the new policy have yet to be issued.Read More »
Reaction to the president’s new immigration policy was swift.Read More »
A judge today dismissed an election challenge against a Democratic legislative candidate who is seeking to unseat an incumbent senator.Read More »
A coalition headed by an influential fiscal policy think tank submitted paperwork today to launch a campaign in support of a ballot measure that caps the growth of property values in Arizona.Read More »
A judge ruled today that Sen. Rich Crandall submitted enough signatures to stay on the ballot, paving the way for a Senate Republican primary with the man who challenged his candidacy: Rep. John Fillmore.
After taking advantage of an anti-incumbent mood that swept the nation and secured supermajority control of both chambers of the Arizona Legislature two years ago, Republicans are now poised to lose their veto-proof hold at the state Capitol.Read More »
The Senate primary contest pitting Sen. Rich Crandall, R-Mesa, and Rep. John Fillmore, R-Apache Junction, was already turning out to be among the hottest races in Arizona this year.
This week, the temperature shot up a couple of degrees.