The group that spearheaded the recall drive against Senate President Russell Pearce is making last-minute efforts to chase ballots and persuade Mesa residents to show up at polling precincts.Read More »
The head of the Arizona Democratic Party says he will seek to recall four moderate Republican senators if they go along with Gov. Jan Brewer’s plan to remove members of the Independent Redistricting Commission.Read More »
The embattled Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission will hire attorneys for three members in response to Gov. Jan Brewer’s demands for information about allegations of serious misconduct.Read More »
Senate President Russell Pearce collected an impressive $230,000 in contributions in his fight to keep his legislative seat. His spending alone dwarfed his challenger’s modest fundraising total. Pearce also had more cash-on-hand — roughly $71,000 — at the end of ...Read More »
The Senate Ethics Committee decided Oct. 27 to use an independent lawyer to prosecute an ethics complaint against Sen. Scott Bundgaard, but adjourned before voting on whether to use a lower standard of proof.Read More »
A Maricopa County Superior Court judge today struck from the 2012 ballot a measure that would have ended Arizona’s system of publicly financed political campaigns.Read More »
Federal Judge Susan Bolton dealt Arizona another blow today in its legal fight over SB1070 by dismissing a counter suit the state filed against the U.S. government.Read More »
A Washington, D.C.-based group has spent more than $21,000 to help Senate President Russell Pearce keep his seat in the Nov. 8 recall election targeting him.Read More »
Major economic indicators in Arizona point to a steady recovery, although some bumps remain.
Revenues in August grew by 8.6 percent, buoyed by strong showings in sales and individual income taxes.
Senate Majority Leader Andy Biggs on Tuesday summarily dismissed the counter-complaint that Sen. Scott Bundgaard, R-Peoria, filed against three members of the ethics committee. “I have reviewed your complaint,” Biggs wrote in a letter to Bundgaard. “... I find that the allegations do not constitute conduct that is unethical under the rules. Therefore, the complaint is dismissed.”Read More »