Arizona Republican legislators have a habit of pushing ideas that make their own lives easier, but harder for voters to have their voices heard.Read More »
Saying college and university students, faculty and visitors need more protection, a House panel voted Monday to let them arm themselves -- at least somewhat.Read More »
The proposal by Rep. Travis Grantham, R-Gilbert, would leave intact the general election process where voters get the last word.Read More »
Rep. Travis Grantham wants to give those on public university campuses more self-defense options, including Tasers.Read More »
A freshman Republican lawmaker has taken the lead in the Legislature's yearly charge to eliminate photo speed and red light enforcement in Arizona.Read More »
Incumbent Republican Rep. Eddie Farnsworth and newcomer Travis Grantham took the top two places in the Legislative District 12 House of Representatives GOP primary.Read More »
Kyrsten Sinema raised an eye-popping $367,000 last quarter, improving substantially on her first-quarter numbers and making the former Democratic senator the top fundraiser on either side of the aisle in the competitive race for Arizona’s 9th Congressional District.
Former Arizona Democratic Party Chairman Andrei Cherny, who dominated CD9 after the first quarter, raised about $302,000. The number puts Cherny in second place for the quarter, but he still leads Sinema in cash on hand, with $469,000 to her $358,000.
A deep field of primary candidates in the new 9th Congressional District mostly steered clear of intraparty battles and spent a two-hour forum at Chandler City Hall jabbing across the aisle over the Bush tax cuts, energy policy and the federal health care overhaul.Read More »
Former Arizona Democratic Party Chairman Andrei Cherny raised more money than his two opponents combined in the hotly contested Democratic primary for Arizona’s 9th Congressional District. Cherny’s $431,000, which he raised in about seven weeks, dwarfed Sen. David Schapira’s $131,000 and left former Sen. Kyrsten Sinema in a distant second place in the fundraising race with $258,000.Read More »
After 18 years at the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors, Don Stapley is setting his sights on Congress. Stapley said he filed paperwork Tuesday with the Federal Election Commission to run in the 9th Congressional District, which covers parts of Chandler, Mesa, Phoenix and Tempe.Read More »