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May 7, 2021

Former staffer: Bennett’s role in audit uncharacteristic

During his tenure as Arizona secretary of state, Bennett made it through relatively unscathed and without scandals or controversies – save for one that drew national attention.

May 6, 2021

GOP lawmaker revives in-state tuition for ‘Dreamers’ 

A ballot measure that could let Arizona “Dreamers” pay in-state tuition to attend universities and community colleges was unexpectedly revived in the House of Representatives on May 5 and could pass on May 10.

Apr 13, 2021

Arizona’s senators must reject Biden’s latest radical nominee

We are counting on Sens. Kyrsten Sinema and Mark Kelly to do the right thing and put Arizona’s interests over politics and loyalty to Biden and Majority Leader Schumer.

Dec 8, 2020

State Supreme Court rejects GOP bid to void election

The state's high court late Tuesday threw out a bid by the head of the state Republican Party to void the results of the presidential race.

Oct 12, 2020

Hobbs wants voter registration deadline extension overturned

Reversing course, Secretary of State Katie Hobbs now wants a federal appeals court to quash a trial judge's order giving Arizonans an extra 2 1/2 weeks to register to vote for this election.

Oct 6, 2020

9th Circuit suspends ruling to allow time to fix unsigned ballots

A federal appeals court has put a hold on a judge's ruling that gave people extra time after Election Day to sign their ballots.

Jul 21, 2020

9th Circuit takes Ducey’s side in school fund case

A federal appeals court has overturned a ruling that could have affected the ability of Gov. Doug Ducey and future governors to tap a special education trust account to funnel more cash into schools. In a unanimous decision Tuesday, a three-judge panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals said District Court Judge Neil Wake, […]

Jun 29, 2020

Ballot order law constitutional, federal judge rules

A federal judge has tossed a bid by Democrats to get their candidates a higher spot on the ballot in Republican-dominated counties. U.S. District Court Judge Diane Humetewa, a President Obama appointee, ruled June 25 that the individuals who challenged the way state law determines ballot order have no legal standing to sue because they […]

Jun 12, 2020

Era of the knee on our neck must end

America has to come together. What happened to Mr. Floyd has to stop. The era of the knee on the neck of people of color must end. Only when criminals, on either side of the protests, are held accountable will our nation advance toward a more perfect union.

Nov 12, 2019

Ducey wants path for ‘dreamers’

Gov. Doug Ducey said Tuesday the ultimate solution for how to deal with "dreamers'' has to come from Congress.

Sep 17, 2019

Public’s right to know about executions limited to official record

Arizonans have no legal right to know where the state obtains drugs to execute inmates, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals Tuesday.

May 20, 2019

Medicare for all is actually quality health care for none

Democrats from across the country are uniting around a new legislative proposal, "Medicare for All." This Obamacare 2.0 reboot would in fact cripple and bankrupt our underfunded Medicare system, while denying crucial benefits for our seniors who have paid into it during their entire working lives.