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.
An independent expenditure group that aims to help Republicans maintain a majority in the Senate has raised $168,000 so far. The committee, the Republican Victory Fund, reported to the Secretary of State it has $157,000 cash on-hand, a significant war chest that could mean the difference in tight legislative races.Read More »
In a lawsuit filed today, the Goldwater Institute argued that Glendale is in contempt of court for approving a $325 million lease agreement that paves the way for the sale of the Phoenix Coyotes.Read More »
The Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry today announced it is endorsing political newcomer Bob Worsley in his attempt to block recalled Senate President Russell Pearce from returning to the Capitol.Read More »