Harris, budget, Senate, House, Hobbs, Democrats, Republicans
Sep 28, 2023

Court battle brewing over whether GOP committee followed law in initiating election

The legal battle over whether the Maricopa County Republican Committee was within the law in initiating a new election to replace officers in Legislative District 3 had its first day in court today. 

Lake, Senate, Trump, election
Sep 28, 2023

Lake will launch US Senate campaign in Arizona

Republican Kari Lake, a Donald Trump ally who has refused to acknowledge her loss in last year's race for Arizona governor, will soon launch her campaign for the U.S. Senate seat held by independent Kyrsten Sinema, a senior adviser said Thursday.

University of Arizona, ruling, abuse, assault, students
Sep 20, 2023

Court strikes down GOP lawmakers’ bid to immunize doctors, hospitals from claims of negligence during pandemic

The state Court of Appeals has struck down a bid by Republican lawmakers to immunize doctors and hospitals from claims they acted negligently in treating patients during the Covid outbreak.

Maricopa County, Arizona Republican Party,presidential preference, election, GOP, Republicans,
Sep 13, 2023

State GOP not giving up attempts to evade sanctions tied to lawsuit

They've lost big in court. Twice. But the Arizona Republican Party isn't giving up its efforts to evade sanctions for filing what judges have called a baseless and politically motivated lawsuit attacking election processes Maricopa County used during the November 2020 election that saw then-President Donald Trump go down in defeat.

gender reassignment surgery, Toma, Petersen, lawsuit, Toomey
Sep 4, 2023

Petersen and Toma trying to torpedo deal that would lead to state’s obligation to pay for gender-affirming surgery

Top Republican lawmakers are trying to torpedo a deal that would result in a court order that would forever obligate the state to pay for gender-affirming surgery for its employees and dependents.

Maricopa County, Arizona Republican Party,presidential preference, election, GOP, Republicans,
Sep 1, 2023

State Republicans can vote as usual in next year’s presidential preference election

Arizona Republicans will get to vote as usual in next year's presidential preference election after the head of the state party rejected a demand from leaders of the Maricopa County GOP to cancel the state-run election and instead run the vote themselves.

Hobbs, county attorneys, abortion, Planned Parenthood,
Sep 1, 2023

Toma and Petersen claim doctors have no legal right to challenge abortion ban

Arizona's top two Republican lawmakers say doctors have no legal right to challenge a 2021 ban the GOP-controlled Legislature enacted on abortions due to fetal abnormalities because they aren't saying they intend to violate it.

GOP, Republicans, freedom, school choice, businesses
Aug 31, 2023

GOP leader telling executive committee meeting might not be legally, logistically possible this week

The leader of the Arizona Republican Party is telling members of the party's executive committee that it may not be legally or logistically possible to hold a meeting this week to consider canceling the state-run presidential primary election.

Maricopa County, Arizona Republican Party,presidential preference, election, GOP, Republicans,
Aug 29, 2023

Maricopa County Republican Committee wants state GOP to cancel Arizona’s usual presidential preference elections

The Maricopa County Republican Committee wants the state GOP to cancel Arizona's normal presidential preference election and instead hold its own vote -- one that would not include any mail-in balloting and would require anyone who wants to vote to show up and vote in-person on Election Day.

Biden, national monument, Republicans, Democrats
Aug 7, 2023

GOP, Dems fight over monument designation plan

Republicans and Democrats are fighting over a proposed national monument around the Grand Canyon supported by President Joe Biden, which Republicans say will take away economic opportunities. 

GOP, Petersen, Toma, legislators, courts, GOP, Hoffman, ACLU
Aug 4, 2023

Legislative leaders increase intervening in court 

On Aug. 1, legislative leaders filed an emergency motion in federal court to defend a law Republicans passed last year – one of many moves they’ve made in ongoing court cases this year. 

Arizona State University, Arizona College Republicans United, Nick Fuentes
Jul 10, 2023

GOP officials condemn unauthorized promotion of event featuring white nationalist 

Republican officials distanced themselves Monday from an upcoming college Republican event with ties to a prominent white supremacist and self-proclaimed Holocaust denier as the keynote speaker.