Hobbs’ top aide resigns, Campbell floated as potential chief of staff
Gov. Katie Hobbs’ chief of staff Allie Bones resigned on Thursday, the highest-profile departure from a gubernatorial administration that’s already seen some turnover in key positions.
Lake says she will appeal judge’s ruling confirming she lost election
Kari Lake said Tuesday she will appeal Monday's ruling confirming the election of Katie Hobbs as governor, brushing aside the fact that the judge said her key evidence in seeking to overturn the result was legally irrelevant.
Lake exhausts her last attempt at overturning election results
Failed gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake saw her last attempt to overturn the 2022 election rejected as a judge dismissed the final count in her election contest.
Hobbs vetoes controversial student pronouns bill, other legislation
Gov. Katie Hobbs vetoed a bill that would have barred teachers from referring to students by their preferred pronoun or name, calling it just another piece of "harmful legislation directed at transgender youth.'' And the governor said similar measures will meet the same fate.
Lake’s attorneys argue more than 270k signatures county verified in less than three seconds
A judge heard closing arguments from counsel for failed gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake, as well as Maricopa County, the Secretary of State and the governor on the signature verification count remanded by the Arizona Supreme Court.
Secure rural Arizonans’ water future now
To the members of the Arizona Legislature and the governor – we ask for your leadership on water for the State of Arizona, for all our communities.
Judge declines motion by defendants to dismiss count in second day of Lake trial
Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Peter Thompson declined a motion by defendants this afternoon to dismiss the remaining count before they presented their case in the second day of the Kari Lake election challenge trial.
Senate considers measure to ask voters to approve constitutional change tied to emergencies
The state Senate was likely just a few minutes away from approving a measure last week that would ask Arizona voters to OK a constitutional amendment requiring the Legislature to reauthorize any state of emergency called by the governor every 30 days.
Court grants Hobbs, Fontes’ motions for sanctions against Lake
The Arizona Supreme Court granted Gov. Katie Hobbs and Secretary of State Adrian Fontes’ motions for sanctions against Kari Lake for repeating baseless election fraud claims in court.
Hobbs still mum on what she wants changed to sign new home-cooked foods bill
Nearly two weeks after vetoing a widely popular bill to expand the sale of home-cooked foods, Gov. Katie Hobbs still won't say what she wants changed in order to get her to sign a new version.
Override falls short after partisan fireworks
The effort to override Gov. Katie Hobbs’ veto of a bill that had received bipartisan backing ran out of gas on April 25 when the Arizona House of Representatives mustered a simple majority vote – but not the necessary supermajority.
Lawmakers frustrated over food bill veto, but will it lead to override?
Will Democrats in the Legislature vote to override a veto by a Democratic governor?