Senate candidates sue state, hit campaign trial
A handful of candidates for the Arizona Legislature share the distinction of suing the state they hope to represent.
Former lawmaker Laura Knaperek loses battle with cancer
Laura Knaperek, a 10-year member of the House and staunch supporter of a law giving terminally ill patients new rights, died today after a three-year battle with cancer. She was 60.
Two top GOP gubernatorial candidates look to geography for a boost
As a primary field becomes more crowded, the portion of votes needed to win the nomination becomes smaller and smaller. With as many as seven or eight Republican gubernatorial candidates on the ballot this year, any advantage can help lead to a win.
For some, the advantage may be geography.
New contribution limits could be game-changer for campaigns
Campaign cash may come pouring into some of Arizona’s top races next year thanks to a new law allowing candidates to raise far more money.
Critics say the bill will flood campaigns with more money and influence-buying, and that it may be the final nail in the coffin of Arizona’s voter-approved Clean Elections system.