Democrats and public school officials are again asking Gov. Doug Ducey to call a special legislative session to avoid over $1 billion in K-12 funding cuts this school year, months after Republicans used the promise of a special session as a carrot to bring Democrats on board with this year’s historic bipartisan budget.
In Superior Court actions, each side is entitled to one change of judge, but some judges are struck much more frequently than others, which could create a perception of partiality, attorneys said.
Groups that killed a voter-approved tax to fund education in court now want nearly $1 million in legal fees from initiative organizers and the state.
A judge said January 6 he will fine Cyber Ninjas, the contractor that led Arizona Republicans' 2020 election review, $50,000 a day if the firm doesn't immediately turn over public records related to the unprecedented inquiry.
An attorney for the Senate warned the Court of Appeals Wednesday that if the judges force public disclosure of records related to the audit of the 2020 election it will undermine the ability of lawmakers to do their jobs.
Gov. Doug Ducey or whoever succeeds him can't conduct a future financial raid on a school trust fund account without first getting congressional approval, a judge has ruled.
A judge on Tuesday rejected a Senate claim that some of its records about the audit are not public.
A judge has rejected the latest claim by Cyber Ninjas that it doesn't have to respond to demands for public records -- at least not from the public.
The attorney for the firm conducting the audit of the 2020 election for the Senate told a judge on Monday he has no right to order the firm to cough up the records of the audit in its possession.
A trial judge has tossed out the remaining claims of foes seeking to void the voter-approved income tax surcharge to fund public education.
A Maricopa County Superior Court judge is blasting the Arizona Republican Party, saying it filed an utterly meritless lawsuit solely to undermine public confidence in the 2020 General Election.
A new income tax surcharge on the wealthy to add more dollars to public education can take effect.