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Sep 15, 2021

Redistricting panel OKs starting-point grid map

The Arizona commission charged with redrawing maps for congressional and legislative districts every decade approved its basic starting-point grid maps September 14, kicking off a months-long process with huge political implications where the boundaries will be heavily tweaked before being finalized.

Jan 5, 2021

GOP lawmaker pushes legislation to give Trump AZ win

A Trump supporter in the state legislature has crafted legislation designed to give the president the state's 11 electoral votes even as some GOP lawmakers in Washington work to keep Congress from certifying the election Wednesday for Joe Biden.

Jan 4, 2021

Ward pleas to Alito to step into election dispute

The head of the Arizona Republican Party is making a last-minute plea to a member of the U.S. Supreme Court to give her the ruling she wants that could keep President Trump in the White House for another for years.

Feb 27, 2020

Court upholds Ducey’s decision on U.S. Senate election

Martha McSally can keep the U.S. Senate seat she was given by Gov. Doug Ducey through at least the end of the year, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Thursday.

Jan 24, 2020

Arizona can do right thing, become 39th state to ratify ERA

Arizona has forfeited its opportunity to go down in history for a positive principle, but it can still do the right thing and ratify the ERA this session to become #39.

Sep 25, 2019

Federal judge hears arguments in challenge to initiative law

An attorney for the state asked a federal judge Wednesday to uphold a law that challengers say is designed to make it more difficult for people to propose their own laws.

Aug 5, 2019

ERA argument heavy on hyperbole, light on facts

ERA proponents ought to make their case to the public based on fact: The ERA is not necessary for women’s equality or reaching one’s “full human potential,” but it could set the stage for virtually unrestricted, taxpayer funded abortion.

Jul 31, 2019

Court rules Arizona residents have right to internet privacy

Arizonans have a constitutional right to online privacy to keep police from snooping around to find out who they are without first getting a warrant, the state Court of Appeals has ruled.

Jun 11, 2019

New horse racing law could lead to lawsuit

The owners of the state's largest race track are weighing whether to sue to block a new law about who is entitled to get televised signals for out-of-state races.

Jun 10, 2019

My father taught me what law should guarantee — equality of opportunity

I love you dearly, Dad, and am humbled by the sacrifices you have undertaken for me and my successes in life. One day soon, the full equality you have pledged to me will be realized through the addition of the ERA to the U.S. Constitution, and you need not worry so much about the obstacles confronting me. The law will guarantee me equality in opportunity and I will make the absolute most of it, be[...]

Nov 6, 2018

Arizona appeals decision to strike law banning state contractors from boycotting Israel

Attorneys for the state want a federal appeals court to allow it to deny public contracts to those who boycott Israel, saying Arizona has a legitimate interest in denying support to the Palestine Liberation Army and its "unsavory -- and frequently murderous -- ends.''

Oct 16, 2018

Treason, Trump, Obamacare at issue in Sinema, McSally debate

Hoping to remind voters of her foe's history, Republican senatorial contender Martha McSally said Monday that Kyrsten Sinema, her Democratic foe, is guilty of supporting "treason.''