guilty plea, elections, Maricopa County, Iowa, Arizona
Apr 14, 2023

Iowa man pleads guilty in Arizona election threats case

An Iowa man pleaded guilty Thursday to threatening two Arizona officials in messages that mentioned discredited allegations of fraud in the 2020 election.

death row, Mayes, Hobbs, Conover, lethal injection, Mitchell, equal treatment, prison, death row, Gunches
Mar 23, 2023

Court won’t order execution of Gunches

What started as Aaron Gunches' wish for his own execution has slowly swirled into a loaded political microcosm, pulling top state officials, multiple Corrections administrations and justice groups into its orbit.

Lake, Hobbs, governor, Court of Appeals, election contest, general election, ballots, tabulation, Election Day, Republicans, Democrats, MAGA, secretary of state
Mar 23, 2023

Lake still believes she can meet burden of proving election results tainted

A spokesman for the failed Republican gubernatorial hopeful Kari Lake told Capitol Media Services Lake still believes, even with the restrictions the Arizona Supreme Court has imposed, she can meet her burden of proving the counting of election results was tainted and the outcome should be declared void.

Kavanagh, attorney general
Mar 15, 2023

House close to passing Kavanagh’s bill requiring AG to defend all laws

A bill is moving through the House that would require the state attorney general to defend all laws passed by the Legislature and signed by the governor, regardless of the attorney general’s opinion of the constitutionality of a law.  

death row, execution, Arizona Supreme Court, Rushing
Mar 15, 2023

Hobbs blasted for plans to defy execution order

Gov. Katie Hobbs is facing heavy pushback from a victim's sister and a powerful county prosecutor for her plans to defy a court order to execute a prisoner next month for his conviction in a 2002 killing.

abortion, Roe v. Wade, Petersen, Toma, Brnovich, Mayes, Senate, fetal defects
Mar 13, 2023

Law outlawing abortions for fetal genetic defects cases won’t go undefended

A law outlawing abortions in cases of fetal genetic defects will not go undefended in court.

Mayes, Brnovich, income, housing, Tucson, Phoenix
Mar 9, 2023

Mayes reverses ruling on income-source discrimination

Attorney General Kris Mayes reversed former Attorney General Mark Brnovich’s opinion that city ordinances banning income source-based discrimination violate state law, but it’s not clear if she has the authority to do so.

Phoenix City Council, rent, affordable housing, Ansari, Kate Gallego, Mayes, Brnovich
Mar 7, 2023

Phoenix City Council bans ‘source of income’ discrimination for renters, home buyers

The Phoenix City Council has given overwhelming approval to a measure that would prevent landlords and property owners from discriminating against renters or buyers who rely on public assistance for income.

Hobbs, death row, lethal injection, Gunches
Mar 3, 2023

State won’t carry out execution after warrant issued 

Arizona won’t execute the state’s only inmate on death row even after the Arizona Supreme Court issued a death warrant in the case, Gov. Katie Hobbs said on Friday. 

death row, execution, Arizona Supreme Court, Rushing
Mar 3, 2023

Arizona court OKs execution request that AG tried to undo

The Arizona Supreme Court issued a warrant to execute a prisoner even though the state's new Democratic attorney general tried to withdraw her Republican predecessor's request to carry out the execution.

abortion, Roe v. Wade, Supreme Court, Yavapai County
Mar 2, 2023

Anti-abortion firm pushes court to make virtually all abortions illegal

An anti-abortion law firm is asking the Arizona Supreme Court to reverse a lower court ruling and once again make virtually all abortions illegal in Arizona.

Brnovich, elections, Maricopa County, election deniers, general election, voting centers, Lake, Trump, Biden,
Feb 22, 2023

Brnovich’s office found most fraud allegations unfounded even before interim report

Former Attorney General Mark Brnovich’s office found in a March 2022 report that a range of voter fraud allegations stemming from the Arizona Senate’s audit of the 2020 Maricopa County election were either “unfounded” or couldn’t be corroborated.