The Senate Republicans selected a new leadership team headed by Sen. Warren Petersen, R-Gilbert, but allowed candidates currently losing their races to vote.
House Speaker Rusty Bowers was censured by the Arizona Republican Party this week as retaliation for his testimony to the January 6 committee, but he said if he could go back, he wouldn’t do anything differently.
The Arizona Republican Party has censured state House Speaker Rusty Bowers after his gripping public testimony to the Jan. 6 panel about Donald Trump's relentless pressure to overturn the 2020 presidential election.
Gov. Doug Ducey's endorsement of Beau Lane, an experienced advertising executive who's running for secretary of state, illustrates a choice that Republican voters are faced with in several primary races this year, between a Trump-endorsed candidate and a more traditional conservative.
Ignoring a claim the measure is "horribly crafted,'' the state House voted 35-20 Wednesday to give license to people to break into cars to rescue children and pets.
Early voting in the 2014 primary begins in nine months, and candidates are already firing up their campaigns.
New lawmakers could change dynamics of Senate
Two new lawmakers arrived at the Legislature this summer to fill vacancies in the Arizona Senate, potentially altering the dynamics of a chamber that left the Capitol bitterly divided on the issue of Medicaid expansion.
Lawmakers attempted to push through a set of bogged-down election bills in a comprehensive 43-page amendment in conference committee Wednesday afternoon, but the committee was called off minutes after the amendment began circulating at the Capitol.