The Arizona Supreme Court has ruled that two of 10 Republican nominees for the Independent Redistricting Commission are ineligible to serve and ordered a selection commission to choose candidates to replace them.Read More »
Goldwater Institute attorney Nick Dranias said he crafted his recently filed matching funds arguments with a very specific audience in mind: the U.S. Supreme Court’s more liberal members.Read More »
A group of state lawmakers unveiled model legislation today that aims to deny citizenship to children born to non-citizens. Ultimately, they want to get the U.S. Supreme Court to rule on whether the 14th Amendment guarantees citizenship to such children.Read More »
Growing up I was taught that here in the United States the government was basically designed to be the voice of its people, as well as do the bidding of its people. What happened to the old saying, “For the People, by the People”? Isn’t that what our revolutionary fathers fought and died for?Read More »
Arizona’s Clean Elections system may rise from the dead just long enough to slap the people who are dancing on its grave.
Rep. Ted Vogt, a Tucson Republican, plans to introduce a bill that would drastically raise the campaign contribution limits for privately funded candidates. But the voter-approved law that created the Clean Elections system may require a three-fourths vote in the Legislature to change the contribution limits, which could slam the door on a proposal that’s certain to face stiff opposition.
Attorneys for 20 states fighting the new federal health care law told a judge Thursday it will expand the government's powers in dangerous and unintended ways.Read More »
Mark Flatten's latest report for the Goldwater Institute presents cases where government employees have been put on paid leave for months while waiting for the state to discipline or fire them, but the most costly case to taxpayers was one the most difficult for the investigative reporter to uncover.Read More »
The Supreme Court appeared likely Wednesday to sustain an Arizona law that threatens to take away the licenses of businesses that knowingly hire workers who are in the United States illegally.Read More »
Some Arizona history is on display Thursday for one day only.Read More »
The U.S. Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments Wednesday on Arizona's employer sanctions law.Read More »