Super Bowl, tickets
Sep 27, 2023

No one investigating lawmakers and staffers accepting event tickets

So far, no one is planning to investigate (or litigate) whether the acceptance of tickets to sporting events and concerts by Gov. Katie Hobbs’ staffers and lawmakers violates state law.  

Lake, Hobbs, campaigns, governor, donations, fundraising, Trump, Cyber Ninjas, Senate, PACs, Ducey
Sep 26, 2023

Lake supporters have backup plan if judge rejects her request to view ballot envelope images

Kari Lake supporters apparently have a backup plan if Maricopa County Superior Court Judge John Hannah rejects her claim she's entitled to view images of ballot envelopes and the signatures on them.

Hobbs, governor, X, Twitter, racketeering, false claims
Sep 26, 2023

Hobbs hasn’t been ‘indicted’ by Senate, contrary to viral claim

Social media users are falsely claiming that Arizona's governor has been "indicted" by local lawmakers.

campaign ads, Citizens Clean Elections Commission, commercials, TV, billboards
Sep 22, 2023

Citizens Clean Elections Commission striving to make sources of political commercial funding more visible

The Citizens Clean Elections Commission is moving to ensure the next time you see a political commercial you won't have to guess who really is paying for it. More to the point, you won't have to squint or speed read.

Threads, Instagram, social media, Meta, lawmakers, House panel, Hobbs,
Sep 5, 2023

House panel considers policy to stop elected officials requesting social media post takedowns 

A House panel discussed potential legislative reform that would keep state officials from compelling social media companies to remove posts they disagree with.  

social media, Hobbs, investigation, Twitter, Facebook
Aug 11, 2023

House panel to examine Hobbs’ social media conduct as Secretary of State 

A legislative panel is meeting next month to investigate the social media conduct of executive officials including Gov. Katie Hobbs before she was elected as governor.  

Hoffman, Freedom Caucus, Hobbs, anti-discrimination, Republicans, Democrats, litigation, Department of Administration, budget, Prop 400
Aug 2, 2023

Lawmakers move successful tax extension over far-right opposition

Established Republicans and Democrats worked together to pass a controversial tax extension on Monday, raising questions about whether the far-right Freedom Caucus will be as effective next session after the caucus failed to kill the deal.

ESAs, educational options, open enrollment, survey, parents, students
Jul 17, 2023

Voters strongly support educational options including ESAs

Arizona families and voters of all affiliations believe that more educational options – not fewer – is what we need.

Arizona State University, Arizona College Republicans United, Nick Fuentes
Jul 10, 2023

GOP officials condemn unauthorized promotion of event featuring white nationalist 

Republican officials distanced themselves Monday from an upcoming college Republican event with ties to a prominent white supremacist and self-proclaimed Holocaust denier as the keynote speaker. 

Jul 7, 2023

Cook announces state Senate bid to challenge Rogers

One of the longest-serving members in the state House of Representatives announced Friday he is challenging Sen. Wendy Rogers in the 2024 primary election for her seat after Rogers shared sexually explicit images of President Joe Biden’s son.  

Jun 14, 2023

Kaiser cites putting ‘family first’ for resignation

Sen. Steve Kaiser, R-Phoenix, is resigning at the end of the week, as first reported by ABC15’s Dennis Welch. He said Wednesday that he’s made this decision to spend time with his family, and he would have resigned regardless of whether his housing bills passed this week.

election equipment, Borrelli, Twitter, resolution, secretary of state
May 22, 2023

Toothless resolution on elections equipment flagged for supervisors

Senate Majority Leader Sonny Borrelli, R-Lake Havasu City, reminded county boards of supervisors on Monday that the Legislature passed an amendment on elections equipment back in April, but the resolution doesn’t have the power of a law and can’t be upheld.