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Nov 15, 2022

House Republicans choose Toma as speaker-elect; Dems elect Cano as minority leader 

The leadership teams for Republicans and Democrats in the state House of Representatives are set after House Republicans met Tuesday to elect their caucus leaders, with current Majority Leader Ben Toma, R-Peoria, elevated to speaker-elect. 

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Nov 8, 2022

Incumbent Martinez leading in LD16 House race; Democrat newcomer barely trails Hudelson

The single-shot Democratic state House candidate in Legislative District 16 lost his lead to both Republican opponents by Wednesday morning. Incumbent Rep. Teresa Martinez, R-Casa Grande, currently leads the district with 36.66% of the district’s votes as of 10:30 a.m. Her running mate Rob Hudelson received 31.76% and Democratic newcomer Keith Seaman, just trails Hudelson with 31.57%.

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Nov 2, 2022

GOP incumbents in LD16 express concerns

Legislative District 16 is one of the key competitive districts in the election despite not getting big spending from either party compared to other competitive districts, but it could provide a chance for Democrats to steal a seat in the state House of Representatives. 

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Aug 25, 2022

Pinal mulls new laws to fix election snafu

In the wake of a disastrous primary, Pinal County officials are considering new laws for smoother future elections.  

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Aug 23, 2022

Republicans push proposal for significant teacher raises 

A group of Republican lawmakers and candidates for office signed onto an education proposal on Monday to raise teacher salaries permanently by $10,000 dollars in the next legislative session. 

Jun 24, 2022

Lawmakers aim to lure Hollywood to state with tax credits

State lawmakers have agreed to use the lure of millions of dollars in tax credits in hopes of bringing Hollywood to Arizona.

Feb 2, 2022

Heated debate propels voter ID bill out of House committee

A House panel voted Wednesday after heated debate to prohibit election officials from accepting already filled-out early ballots at polling places unless voters first provide identification.  The party-line 7-6 vote by the Republican-dominated House Committee on Government and Elections came amid questions about whether the measure will erect new barriers to voting. Rep. Lorenzo Sierra, […[...]