Attorney asks judge not to find him financially liable for sanctions tied to Lake and Finchem’s lawsuit
Nationally known constitutional lawyer Alan Dershowitz pleaded with a federal judge in Phoenix on Wednesday not to find him financially liable for sanctions levied against lawyers who filed what the judge ruled was a frivolous lawsuit on behalf of two failed Republican candidates.
Politicians tell Forest Service: Do more to fight wildfires
Lawmakers from several western states want the U.S. Forest Service to do more to address a wildfire crisis that they say will surely destroy more landscapes, communities and livelihoods as long-term drought persists around the West.
Judge orders halt to fast releases at US border with Mexico
A federal judge Wednesday ordered the Biden administration to end the expedited releases of migrants who enter the United States illegally from Mexico, potentially straining already stretched holding facilities.
Shah’s bill would criminalize sale, purchase of items made from kangaroos
Got kangaroo parts? You may if you have certain kinds of sports shoes. And a proposed new state law would make the sale and purchase of such items made with what has been called "k-leather'' a crime.
Finchem still seeking donations to pay off his debt in failed bid
Mark Finchem is still trying to raise money this week to pay off what he said is the debt for his failed bid for secretary of state. In a new fundraising email to supporters on Wednesday, Finchem asked people to "donate $25, $50, $100 or more'' to "stand with election integrity'' and "fight the propaganda.'' But it concludes with a disclosure that any money raised will "help pay off campaign debt.[...]
Crane increases lead over O’Halleran in CD2
Eli Crane, Republican candidate in the red-heavy Congressional District 2 increased his lead over Democratic incumbent Tom O’Halleran overnight. Crane now stands with 53.7% of the vote and O’Halleran with 46.3%.
Hamadeh closes gap on Mayes in AG race
Kris Mayes, Democratic candidate for Attorney General is now neck and neck with Republican nominee Abe Hamadeh, with 50.1% of the vote to Hamadeh’s 49.9%.
Suspicious envelope found at Lake’s Phoenix office
Authorities on Sunday were investigating an envelope that reportedly contained suspicious white powder that was opened at the Phoenix campaign headquarters of Arizona Republican gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake.
Newcomer is poised to unseat Democrat Representative César Chávez for Senate seat
Progressive political newcomer Anna Hernandez was successful in overtaking incumbent Rep. César Chávez, D-Phoenix in Legislative District 24, according to the first two nights of election results.
Lawmakers adopt historic bipartisan budget
Arizona passed its first truly bipartisan budget in years after some Republicans refused to budge on conservative issues and forced leadership to meet Democratic demands.
Panel aims to protect vulnerable adults
Nearly four years after a disabled woman in a vegetative state gave birth to a baby at a Hacienda HealthCare facility, a House committee is touting its efforts to ensure that Arizona’s vulnerable adults will be protected.
Kelly tackles rising prices in first ad of re-election bid
Democratic Sen. Mark Kelly began airing Wednesday the first ad of his re-election campaign as he looks to repeat his 2020 victory in this year’s much tougher political environment for Democrats. Kelly’s ad highlights his family’s humble finances growing up and paints “too many politicians” as out of touch with the financial struggles facing […]