A joint campaign that promised to revolutionize Arizona politics is suspending its operations after its primary funder withdrew his financial support for a proposed initiative to require disclosure of the anonymous election spending known as dark money.Read More »
The state House is asking Arizona voters to lower property taxes -- but not for themselves. In fact, HCR 2031, given preliminary approval on Wednesday, actually could mean higher taxes for homeowners.Read More »
A proposal to legalize marijuana in Arizona is on track to qualify for the ballot as the state joins a growing movement looking to loosen pot laws around the country in the November elections.Read More »
Advocates of two proposed amendments to the Arizona Constitution that would dramatically change the face of elections in Arizona have officially joined forces and are preparing to launch their campaign for 2016.Read More »
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Two nascent campaigns that hope to usher in major election reforms in Arizona are considering joining forces to bolster their chances in next year’s election.Read More »
Late yesterday (July 30), Brnovich issued an opinion clarifying that public officials have a First Amendment right to weigh in on election matters, specifically ballot measures, although they cannot use public resources for electioneering purposes.Read More »
A new opinion issued by Attorney General Mark Brnovich more clearly outlines how public and elected officials may exercise their free speech rights without improperly using public money to influence elections.Read More »
Former Sens. Frank Antenori and Ron Gould, GOP rivals of Gov. Jan Brewer who were frequently on the receiving end of her veto stamp, are hoping to return the favor.
If the Legislature approves the Medicaid expansion, the former lawmakers want to put it on the 2014 ballot in the hopes of convincing voters to reject Brewer’s proposal.
If Arizonans knew that ballot measures were permanent and nearly impossible to change, Rep. Michelle Ugenti thinks that residents would think twice before approving the measures.Read More »