Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' hand-picked Democratic candidate won a special election Tuesday in southern Arizona to finish her term, defeating a Republican who narrowly lost to Giffords in 2010.Read More »
Early ballots in the race to represent southeastern Arizona's 8th Congressional District are coming in at a rapid pace.Read More »
A federal agency is backing a request from Gov. Jan Brewer to declare a drought disaster that will help ranchers and farmers.Read More »
Pima County supervisor districts are expected to change slightly as a result of redistricting.Read More »
The Pima County Dem Party taunted Tucson's Republican city council candidates in a press release yesterday afternoon, taking swipes at Pearce and Antenori in the process.Read More »
As a volunteer police officer in this northwestern Arizona city, Harley Pettit saw young people get in trouble for everything from drugs and alcohol to vandalism. In a small community with not a lot to do, he said, the last thing young people need is another way to get into trouble.
He’s worried that’s exactly what medical marijuana will give them.
Although all five members of Arizona’s Independent Redistricting Commission have said they're either aware of, or had logged into, the online mapping software that was released to the public recently by the Arizona Competitive Districts Coalition, which has a stated goal of increasing the number of “competitive districts,” they don't all agree about how it will be used.Read More »
This weeks most outstanding quotes.Read More »
Merit selection proponents had to give ground this year in the annual struggle to do away with the state’s system of choosing judges.Read More »
The Arizona Senate is set to vote Monday on a proposal that would prevent the State Bar of Arizona from nominating members to commissions that make recommendations to the governor on state judicial appointments.Read More »