Sen. Andrew Sherwood won’t seek re-election this fall, clearing the field in what was shaping up to be one of the most contentious Arizona Democratic primary races in 2016.
In essence, Donald Trump wants to know if “We the People” will consider being his business partners. My answer is “of course not,” but our answer may be different.
Last month I introduced a comprehensive sex-education bill, SB1020. No, it doesn’t give condoms to kindergartners or promote promiscuity, as some extreme social conservatives will try to tell you.
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors appointed Tempe Democratic Rep. Andrew Sherwood to the state Senate.
Democrats in Tempe and west Mesa nominated two state representatives and a local party leader as candidates to fill a vacant Senate seat.
There is a distinct possibility that Arizona Corporation Commissioner Bob Stump may have engaged in illegal campaign coordination. To find out if he has, a group called the Checks and Balances Project is inquiring into Stump’s text communications with campaigns and the utilities he regulates. As a result, Republicans have launched an attack ad trying to discredit the investigation through good o[...]
After campaigning on an education platform of increasing school choice and doing away with Common Core, many conservative Republicans in the Legislature are frustrated to find that they can’t make good on their promises to constituents.
Republicans and Democrats joined forces in the Arizona House of Representatives today to kill a bill that would have expanded School Tuition Organization tax credits. That led Republican leadership to unexpectedly cancel another vote on two other “school choice” bills.
A handful of Republicans in the House on Tuesday joined with Democrats to kill legislation meant to keep the state from collecting more income if Congress approves legislation requiring online sellers to collect state sales taxes.
State lawmakers took the first steps Monday to strip cities of their ability to tax rents on homes and apartments.
With the hotly contested primary elections in Arizona’s legislative districts over, the vast majority of seats in the Legislature are essentially decided. Most districts are heavily dominated by one political party, making the November election a mere formality.
Democratic Sen. Ed Ableser of Tempe regained his title of most absentee lawmaker this year, showing up for only 62 percent of Senate floor sessions, though he voted on 70 percent of all the bills put before the chamber.