Judge to rule on attempt to end mask mandates in schools
A teacher and a school district want a judge to decide whether a new law that bans school districts from requiring face masks takes effect now or later.
House panel OKs purge of early voter list
A bill to remove voters from the Permanent Early Voting List if they miss four elections in a row is headed to the full House.
Court reinstates ‘dark money’ contributions
The state Court of Appeals has reinstated a 2017 law that opens the door to "dark money'' contributions to political races.
Chaos predicted for 3 proposals that weaken voters’ power
Three legislative proposals that are each designed to independently scale back the lawmaking powers of voters could, in tandem, upend Arizona’s ballot initiative and referral system.
APS CEO, staff to appear before Corporation Commission
It took the former CEO of APS roughly 10 years to answer questions at the Arizona Corporation Commission and it’s taken less than one month for his successor to do the same.
Campaign finance websites still broken as election 2020 nears
The 2020 election is a year away and the state’s campaign finance websites are broken.
The Breakdown: Keeping it clean
A new ballot measure aims to make voting easier and take big money out of politics, but its backers, who have been against dark money in the past, won’t commit to turning down dark money for their own campaign.
Groups roll out proposed remake of campaign finance
A sweeping ballot measure filed Wednesday by a coalition of liberal advocacy groups aims to make voting easier and reduce the impact of money in campaigns.
Election officials, advocates push to use college IDs for voting
As Katie Hobbs prepared to take over as Arizona’s newly elected secretary of state, one question was repeatedly asked: Can a student ID be used to vote?
AG to appeal ruling on 2017 campaign finance overhaul
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich will appeal a ruling that parts of a campaign finance overhaul violated the Voter Protection Act by altering the state’s clean elections process.
Lawmaker introduces new proposal to revamp Independent Redistricting Commission
A Republican lawmaker is reviving an effort to change the makeup of Arizona’s Independent Redistricting Commission, the body responsible for redrawing the state’s legislative and congressional district maps once a decade.
State argues case on ballot-measure rule not ‘ripe’
Attorneys for the state and Republican legislative leaders are asking the Arizona Supreme Court to rebuff efforts by various organizations to void a statute that could make it harder for voters to propose their own laws.