political ads, election, 2024, AdImpact
Sep 19, 2023

Arizonans can expect huge increase in campaign ads ahead of 2024 election

Arizonans should brace themselves to be inundated with campaign advertising between now and the November 2024 election.

housing, DINO, Serviss, Hoffman, Shope, nominee
Sep 14, 2023

GOP members reject housing department nominee due to claims of plagiarism

A Senate panel voted Thursday to reject the governor’s pick to lead the state housing department – largely due to accusations that she is a serial plagiarist. 

Democrats, Republicans, Capitol Hill
Sep 14, 2023

Glass half-full or half-empty? In partisan Washington, it’s usually both

Will the flow of migrants into the U.S. “grow our workforce, our productivity, and our economy” or is it “unchecked, unfettered, illegal immigration” that depresses wages and takes jobs? In Washington, it can be both.

GOP, Republicans, freedom, school choice, businesses
Sep 11, 2023

Republicans are protecting the Arizona we love

When you think of Arizona, you can’t help but think of freedom. Freedom to keep the money you earn. Freedom to send your kids to the school you want. Freedom to start a business without layers of red tape. And freedom to work – our licensing reform has become a national model.

Biden, John McCain, Vietnam
Sep 11, 2023

Biden highlights business deals, pays respects at John McCain memorial to wrap up Vietnam visit

President Joe Biden closed a visit to Vietnam on Monday by spotlighting new business deals and partnerships between the two countries and paying respects at a memorial honoring his late friend and colleague Sen. John McCain, who endured a lengthy imprisonment in Hanoi during the Vietnam War.

groundwater, Griffin, House, legislation, groundwater management area, rural management areas
Sep 7, 2023

Prescott Valley takes water reform into its own hands

The town of Prescott Valley adopted a policy that is not strictly legal: requiring all types of housing developments to provide proof their projects will have water. 

abortion, Arizona, New Mexico, Roe v. Wade, clinics, pregnancy
Aug 28, 2023

After Roe v. Wade, the fight over abortion access moves to New Mexico

As trigger laws banning the procedure began going into effect across the nation — in places including neighboring Texas — abortion providers took up residence in New Mexico, which has some of the most permissive abortion laws in the U.S.

Contreras, House, legislative session
Aug 28, 2023

Q&A with House Minority Leader Lupe Contreras

House Minority Leader Lupe Contreras talked about the biggest accomplishments, as well as challenges in the 2023 legislative session.

Senate, Epstein, minority leader, legislature
Aug 27, 2023

Q&A with Senate Minority Leader Mitzi Epstein 

Senate Minority Leader Mitzi Epstein shared her opinions on the highlights and challenges of the 2023 legislative session.

Petersen, Senate, session wrap, legislature, Republicans, Toma, housing, ESA
Aug 26, 2023

Q&A with Senate President Warren Petersen 

Senate President Warren Petersen, R-Gilbert, reflected on the 2023 legislative session.

Aug 25, 2023

Cook becomes Freedom Caucus spoiler

House and Senate Freedom Caucus members started the legislative session with Democratic Gov. Katie Hobbs as their prime nemesis, but soon found a new foe in a rural Republican.

DINO, Hobbs, family leave, state employees
Aug 25, 2023

Republicans celebrate new anti-Hobbs committee

This session, a new committee designed to vet Gov. Katie Hobbs’ nominees to lead various offices drew outrage from Democrats and was applauded as an effective strategy by Republicans.