Phoenix Arizona

Catherine Miranda challenger Daniel Coleman exploring ways to remove her from ballot
Sep 26, 2012

Miranda challenger exploring ways to remove her from ballot

The Republican challenger to Rep. Catherine Miranda, a Phoenix Democrat, called for her to resign from the Legislative District 27 House race today and said he is exploring legal options to kick her off the ballot amid investigations into forged campaign documents.

Aug 29, 2012

Hobbs handily beats Cheuvront

Rep. Katie Hobbs, a Democrat from Phoenix easily fended off a challenge from former Sen. Ken Cheuvront in the central Phoenix Legislative District 24 Senate race.

Aug 6, 2012

5 Cs: A vision of progress and prosperity for more than 100 years

Historians like to take the long view. When our forefathers (and they were all men) met in Phoenix slightly more than 100 years ago to adopt a Constitution for the state of Arizona, they drafted a document based on their understanding of the past and expressing their progressive hopes for the future.

Jul 3, 2012

AZ Supreme Court reinstates Cheuvront’s mom on ballot

The Arizona Supreme Court today reinstated Jean Cheuvront-McDermott, a Democrat who is running for a House seat in central Phoenix, on the primary ballot.

Jun 22, 2012

Immigration protester’s wrongful-arrest suit dismissed in Phoenix

A federal judge in Phoenix has dismissed the wrongful-arrest lawsuit of a woman who was a legal observer during a 2010 protest of Arizona's controversial immigration law.

May 18, 2012

Capitol Quotes: May 18, 2012

This week's most outstanding quips, jibes and utterances.

May 15, 2012

Brewer completes action on Legislature’s bills

Gov. Jan Brewer's signatures on two last bills complete action on hundreds of pieces of legislation approved by state lawmakers during their 2012 regular session.

May 15, 2012

Inmate mistakenly released from Phoenix jail

Police are looking for a man who was mistakenly released from a Phoenix jail.

May 14, 2012

New Phoenix police chief to be sworn in Monday

Phoenix's new police chief will be sworn in at Phoenix City Hall on Monday.

May 11, 2012

Arizona GOP to hold state convention in Phoenix

Gov. Jan Brewer and Mitt Romney's son are among the scheduled speakers at the Arizona Republican Party's state convention.

Feb 27, 2012

Democrats call on one of their own to resign

Democrats in the House and Senate are calling for one of their own to step down amid allegations of domestic violence.

Rep. Daniel Patterson’s former live-in girlfriend and campaign manager was granted an order of protection against him on Friday, liberal blog Three Sonorans reported yesterday.

Perhaps in an attempt to avoid another drawn-out saga like the one after former Sen.[...]

Feb 20, 2012

Landrum Taylor’s 14-year career was nearly over soon after it started

As Sen. Leah Landrum Taylor discusses her 14-year career in the House and Senate with pride in her accomplishments, she reveals that it all almost didn’t happen. She nearly quit after her first term.