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May 30, 2023

No ‘free speech’ moral high ground for groups’ opposition to Prop 211

I am an avid supporter of Proposition 211, the “Anti-Dark Money” disclosure Initiative approved by almost three-quarters of voters in last year’s election. I believe that Prop. 211—now titled the Right to Know Act -- will promote more honest and open political communication (speech) in the public arena.

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May 1, 2023

Group asks judge to toss conservative advocacy organization’s attempt to kill ‘dark money’ law

The group that convinced voters last year to expose "dark money'' contributions to political campaigns wants a federal judge to toss a bid by a conservative advocacy group to kill the new law.

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Mar 17, 2023

We’re suing to restore our right to free speech

Add it all up, and Prop. 211 will stifle Arizonans from advocating for causes they care about.

Sep 7, 2020

Democrats, Ducey PAC, begin election spending

Democratic PACs are beginning to spend on the general election, spreading money far and wide in an effort to support the party’s attempted takeover of the Legislature.

Feb 21, 2020

Players in movement to remake Arizona’s criminal justice system

Since conservatives got on board with revamping Arizona’s sentencing laws, bills to do that no longer lay unheard, not considered. And as the movement has taken hold over the past few years, a host of groups and people have made their presence known at the Legislature. Following are some of them.

Aug 5, 2019

Jeremiah Cota: Bored student teaches school choice

Jeremiah Cota didn’t have many education options available to him in high school.

Oct 11, 2018

Brnovich, Contreras debate on cases AG has taken

Attorney General Mark Brnovich found himself defending the decisions he made to challenge various federal laws, challenges that his Democrat foe said Wednesday worked against the interests of average Arizonans.

Oct 1, 2018

Conservatives oppose proposed ban on taxing services

To hear the supporters of Proposition 126 tell it, Arizona lawmakers are chomping at the bit to tax medical services, child care and even veterinary bills. Never mind that lawmakers already can do that now - and have not.

Stacks of voters' signatures were delivered to the Arizona Secretary of State's Office on Aug. 8 after Save Our Schools Arizona collected more than 110,000 signatures in three months. If it survives legal challenges, the referendum will appear on the 2018 general election ballot as Proposition 305. (Photo by Katie Campbell/Arizona Capitol Times)
Sep 21, 2018

Both sides of voucher war prepare for battles after vote

Opponents of Proposition 305 may soon cry victory over its defeat, but the fight over school choice and Arizona’s Empowerment Scholarship Accounts will not end in November.

Jul 20, 2018

Suit filed to stop dark money ballot

Officials of two organizations known for anonymous spending on political campaigns filed suit late Thursday to keep Arizonans from voting on a measure that would make the practice illegal.

Rep. David Stringer, R-Prescott, answers questions Wednesday about his comments which were interpreted by some as racist. Stringer said he was not a racist but simply was detailing his views on the effects of rapid immigration on the country. With him is the Rev. Jarrett Maupin who agreed to let Stringer explain his comments to leaders of the African-American community in Phoenix. PHOTO BY HOWARD FISCHER/CAPITOL MEDIA SERVICES
Jul 13, 2018

Stringer continues criminal justice reform effort amid controversy

At a meeting with a group of African Americans last month, Rep. David Stringer didn’t exactly apologize for his remarks that immigration is “an existential threat” to the United States.

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May 8, 2018

Grassroots school group to tackle ‘dark money’ measure

The group responsible for forcing a public vote on the future of vouchers will now help a bit to block "dark money'' in future political campaigns.