election equipment, Borrelli, Twitter, resolution, secretary of state
May 22, 2023

Toothless resolution on elections equipment flagged for supervisors

Senate Majority Leader Sonny Borrelli, R-Lake Havasu City, reminded county boards of supervisors on Monday that the Legislature passed an amendment on elections equipment back in April, but the resolution doesn’t have the power of a law and can’t be upheld.

Hobbs, vetoes, governor, bills
Apr 6, 2023

Hobbs vetoes 8 more bills, headed for record number

Proposals to cut food and rental taxes; a bill banning some messages on highway billboards; a measure to stop unhoused people from camping on streets and sidewalks. They’ve all died on the desk of Gov. Katie Hobbs, who reached a new veto milestone on Thursday morning when she rejected eight bills, bringing her total number of vetoes this year to 37.

Borrelli, Senate, election equipment, letter, secretary of state, resolution
Apr 6, 2023

Mohave County politicians to reshuffle next year

Mohave County politicians will reshuffle themselves in 2024, including Senate Majority Leader Sonny Borrelli, R-Lake Havasu City, and Rep. Leo Biasiucci, R-Lake Havasu City.

guns, Hobbs, veto, Arizona Bankers Association, Arizona Citizens Defense League
Mar 28, 2023

Hobbs vetoes bill aimed at motivating banks to work with gun makers, dealers

Gov. Katie Hobbs vetoed legislation Tuesday designed to bribe or blackmail Arizona banks into doing business with gun manufacturers and dealers.

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Feb 3, 2023

After running on 2020 fraud claims, Lake shifts to 2022

Kari Lake has made a pivot. Sort of. If the central theme of her campaign for governor last year was the 2020 election – which she argued was fraudulent, rigged and generally stolen from former President Donald Trump – then the principal pillar of her post-election campaigning is the 2022 election. 

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Jan 28, 2023

Arizona Republicans pick DeWit to lead party

Former Arizona Treasurer Jeff DeWit is the new chairman of the Arizona Republican Party, scoring a decisive victory in a crowded race. 

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Jan 25, 2023

Dems oppose rules limiting record retention, expanding leadership power 

The Arizona Senate and House of Representatives adopted new rules packages on party lines this week that would expand the powers of the House speaker and Senate president and drastically reduce requirements for members to retain records.  

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Dec 13, 2022

Judges set hearings for many election contests

Judges across the state set hearings for election contests as the challenges fly under the 10-day deadline to be heard in court.  

Jan 24, 2022

Senate committee kickstarts GOP’s aim to overhaul elections

Amid ongoing claims of 2020 election fraud, seven election integrity bills passed through the Senate government committee today, the first step in changing the way Arizona conducts elections. Four more election bills are still pending.

Sen. John McCain, R-Arizona (Photo by Claire Caulfield/Cronkite News)
Apr 23, 2018

Emergency clause to change rule to replace McCain fails in Senate

A Republican-backed measure to keep Sen. John McCain’s seat off the November ballot should the ailing senator leave office soon failed in the Arizona Senate on Monday.

Rep. Sonny Borrelli, R-Lake Havasu City, said he and other veterans serving in the Arizona State Legislature know how challenging it can be to transition from the military to civilian life. (Cronkite News Service Photo by Jessica Boehm)
Feb 25, 2013

Among veterans in Legislature, a drive to help returning troops

As a retired Marine, Rep. Sonny Borrelli, R-Lake Havasu City, said he knows how challenging it can be for veterans transitioning back to civilian life.