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.Read More »
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.Read More »
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.Read More »
If there’s a professional license, there’s probably an Arizona lawmaker who wonders if it should exist.Read More »
Arizona is at the forefront of a new legislative effort to outlaw public dollars from financing private stadiums for professional sports teams.Read More »
Chalon Hutson found his passion in freedom a la libertarian principles. Now, he’s focusing on the issues that affect young Americans most as the field director for Generation Opportunity.Read More »
State Elections Director Eric Spencer concluded there are more than enough signatures on petitions calling for a 2018 vote, even after he disqualified some of them. That sets the stage for county recorders to do their own verification.Read More »
School voucher expansion legislation is on hold after Save Our Schools Arizona delivered, by the group’s count, 111,540 signatures today to refer the law to the 2018 general election ballot.Read More »
The conservative Americans for Prosperity today unveiled its latest attack on Democratic Reps. Ann Kirkpatrick and Ron Barber over their support for the Affordable Care Act.Read More »
Three years after voters approved Proposition 100, the naysayers’ doom-and-gloom predictions about the consequences of the temporary sales tax hike haven’t panned out.
Arguments against Gov. Jan Brewer’s proposal for a temporary 1-cent sales tax increase often veered into predictions of catastrophe. Many said it would severely hamper the state’s economic recovery efforts, that the tax hike would herald a future of tax-and-spend policies in support of an expanding and bloated government that would scare off businesses, and push Arizona toward bankruptcy and turn the state into another California.