Merissa Hamilton

Oct 7, 2021

Senate panel chair hot seat in 2022

Some conservatives who want to see the Legislature take a harder line on election issues are hoping Sen. Kelly Townsend, R-Mesa, who is the Government Committee’s vice chairwoman, be appointed to lead it.

Dec 13, 2019

GOP lawmaker pushes ‘dignity’ measure to benefit women prisoners

A Republican lawmaker intends to introduce legislation designed to improve the dignity of incarcerated women as the Arizona Department of Corrections plans to reopen a motel-turned-prison to house a continually growing female population.