Fearing defeat at the Supreme Court, more than a dozen members of Congress from California and Arizona introduced legislation Friday to preserve the congressional boundaries set by independent redistricting commissions.Read More »
The US Supreme Court hasn’t yet ruled in the redistricting case brought by the Legislature, but Republican leaders are already hiring consultants to work on redrawing the congressional map.Read More »
The United States Supreme Court set out to today determine what the Founding Fathers meant when they wrote that state legislatures shall determine the time, manner and place of federal elections.Read More »
If the U.S. Supreme Court orders the Arizona Legislature to redraw the state’s congressional map, Republican strategists expect Democratic Congresswomen Ann Kirkpatrick and Kyrsten Sinema’s congressional districts to be the first on the chopping block.Read More »
With the new year upon us, there are a host of issues state leaders likely will face in 2015. Here are 10 things to watch for in Arizona politics and government for the coming year.Read More »
Courts in 2014 struck down Arizona laws by siding with gays, abortion providers, and illegal immigrants. Public school students also got a big win in court, but that case probably won’t be resolved any time soon.Read More »
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed this morning to decide who can legally draw Arizona’s congressional districts.
In a brief order, the justices said they will consider whether the U.S. Constitution requires the boundaries to be drawn by the elected Legislature – and only the Legislature.
The U.S. Supreme Court could announce at its first public session of the year in October whether state lawmakers will get to redraw Arizona’s congressional lines.Read More »
Before this morning’s (March 25) federal court trial, the Republican story has been that Dem commissioners and the IRC’s independent chairwoman worked together to thwart the desires of GOP commissioners, all the while advancing map proposals pushed by Dems. But Miranda’s name was not connected to that theory.Read More »
An appellate court has ruled that Arizona's redistricting commission generally must follow the state's open meeting law but that prosecutors cannot resume an investigation into whether the commission violated the law when it hired mapping consultants.Read More »