LD26, candidates, Maricopa County, House, Senate, Crews
Jun 5, 2023

Crews appointed to fill LD26 House vacancy 

The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors filled the vacancy in the state House of Representatives after appointing Quantá Crews to represent Legislative District 26. 

LD26, candidates, Maricopa County, House, Senate, Crews
May 24, 2023

Maricopa County officials hope to fill vacant House seat before Legislature reconvenes

When lawmakers return to the Arizona Legislature on June 12, Maricopa County officials hope they will do so with a full House and Senate – which the Legislature hasn’t seen since mid-April.  

LD26, Legislative District 26, Democrats, Bravo, House
May 12, 2023

LD26 Dems choose nominees for House vacancy 

Democratic precinct committeemen in Legislative District 26 chose three nominees Friday evening to fill the district’s vacant state House seat.  

Teran, Congress, Sinema,
Apr 5, 2023

Terán makes Congressional District 3 run official

State Sen. Raquel Terán, D-Phoenix, officially announced on Wednesday that she is running for Congress in 2024 in District 3, after hinting that she would in February.

Senate, House, ASDB, deaf, blind
Mar 29, 2023

School for the Deaf and Blind can continue, may face extra scrutiny

The Arizona State School for the Deaf and Blind is facing a shorter continuation timeline because Republicans in the Senate say there are issues with the agency that need to be scrutinized but would not clarify what those may be.

drag queens, Kern, Wadsack, Petersen, Mendez, Senate, bill, drag story hours
Mar 16, 2023

Republican senators approve measures aimed at shielding children from ‘drag shows’

Over the objections of Democrats, all 16 Republican state senators approved two measures Thursday that proponents say are designed to outlaw "drag shows'' that can be seen by children -- even as neither measure actually uses those words.

Hobbs, Teran, Hernandez, Petersen, Toma, developments, vetoes
Mar 6, 2023

Hobbs signs first bill after bipartisan support 

Gov. Katie Hobbs signed her first bill into law on Friday, a measure that will allow cities to set up a fast-track development approval process for some building proposals.

Democrats, Gallego, election, ballots, Sinema, No Labels, lawsuit
Feb 28, 2023

Senate Minority leader leaves leadership to run for Congress 

Sen. Minority Leader Raquel Terán, D-Phoenix, is stepping down from her leadership role in the Senate to run for Congressman Ruben Gallego, D-AZ's, congressional seat.  

Democrats, Gallego, election, ballots, Sinema, No Labels, lawsuit
Jan 24, 2023

Democrats eye new Congressional opening 

The heavily Democratic Congressional District 3 is seemingly open for takers now that Rep. Ruben Gallego, D-AZ, has announced that he’ll run for Senate.   Several Democrats are considering a run, but it’s a big risk. In such a blue district, whichever Democrat wins the primary is almost guaranteed the seat, and there’s no limit on how many primary candidates can run.  

Hobbs, Kern, Wadsack, recall
Jan 12, 2023

Hobbs, GOP lawmakers off to shaky start

While Gov. Katie Hobbs said Jan. 9 her door “will always be open” for anyone ready to make progress for Arizona, many Republicans think she slammed it on them.

Sinema, Gallego, Senate, independent, Democrats, Republicans, Congress, election, 2024
Dec 9, 2022

Republicans enjoy Sinema’s independence while Dems seethe 

Politicos say that the possibility of a three-way election serves Republicans better than Democrats in light of Sen. Kyrsten Sinema’s switch to independent. 

Republicans, GOP, DeWit, Ward, election, MAGA, Trump, Lake, Hobbs, Schweikert, ballots, tabulation
Nov 15, 2022

Senate Republicans select new leadership team led by Petersen

The Senate Republicans selected a new leadership team headed by Sen. Warren Petersen, R-Gilbert, but allowed candidates currently losing their races to vote.