campaign cycle

Oct 4, 2013

The Power of Money

New campaign finance laws could restore clout of business community

Business interests that once served as the gatekeepers of Arizona’s elections may be regaining some of the clout they lost during the Clean Elections era.

Sep 9, 2013

Marijuana reform group: Arizona legalization initiative planned for 2016

By 2017, Arizonans will be free to possess, use and even grow marijuana, regardless of any medical condition, if the group that helped pass the state’s 2010 medical marijuana initiative in 2010 is successful again.

Apr 19, 2013

Lobbyists expect pressure to give more to politicians

So-called hell week, the annual spate of fundraisers before the start of the legislative session, may get more hellish for lobbyists because of new campaign finance rules that allow contributors to give far more money.