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The Arizona Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected arguments from the Arizona Citizens Clean Elections Commission and allowed new, higher campaign contribution limits passed by the Republican-controlled Legislature to go into effect.
The state Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that political candidates can accept much larger sums of money from donors.
What’s with all the political posturing and saber-rattling by our “desk jockey admirals and generals” in the House and Senate? We see them rabidly calling for everything short of “carpet bombing” Tehran and turning it into another Dresden. Of course, none (or almost none) of the military-aged sons (or daughters for that matter) of these politicians have ever been in or ever will be in the U.S. military and have to fight in the wars that their mommies and daddies vote for.
PHOENIX — The state's limits on how much candidates can collect from donors will remain in place, at least for the time being.
PHOENIX — Reversing his earlier stance, Secretary of State Ken Bennett now wants to keep caps in place on what candidates can take from individuals and special interests, at least for the time being.
PHOENIX — Ken Bennett formally kicked off his bid to become governor Tuesday with a proposal to replace the state's income tax by increasing the number of goods and services subject to the state sales tax.
PHOENIX — An attorney for Republican interests asked the Arizona Supreme Court Monday to once again allow candidates to accept and donors to give more money, saying their constitutional rights are being irreparably harmed.
The state Court of Appeals on Tuesday blocked enactment of a new state law allowing candidates to take a lot more money from donors.
PHOENIX — A judge on Thursday rejected a bid by an aide to Attorney General Tom Horne to have the limits on donations to candidates declared unconstitutional.
One of the favorite Republican arguments for the last four years has been this one: While the Republicans have repeatedly passed a budget in the House, the Democrats, well, chose not to.
VICCO, Ky. — Eight months after this tiny Appalachian town took a stand against gay-based discrimination, it's basking in a flurry of attention and even an infusion of much-needed cash. All that hoopla has its openly gay mayor dreaming of reviving a place that had long seemed past its prime.
A judge late Thursday cleared the way for politicians to immediately start taking much more money from private donors and political action committee for their campaigns.
A group opposed to a sweeping Republican-backed election law signed by Gov. Jan Brewer in June filed more than 146,000 petition signatures Wednesday that will block the law temporarily and refer it to voters next year if the signatures are certified.
PHOENIX — Supporters of public funding of elections made a last-ditch effort Tuesday to stop privately financed candidates from starting to load up next week on donations.
I found that going to a Matt Salmon town hall Meeting is a test in real frustration. He tells his constituents what a great job he is doing. Then he proceeds to tell us how he is continuing to fight to “defund” Obamacare, which as we all know is a waste of time and our taxpayer dollars.
This Tuesday, Aug. 27, will be the final day to vote in the Phoenix City Council election.
PHOENIX — Supporters of public financing asked a judge late Tuesday to block new higher campaign contribution limits from taking effect as scheduled while their legality is litigated.
PHOENIX — The Arizona Supreme Court refused Tuesday to step into the fight over whether legislators broke the law by sharply increasing how much candidates can take from private donors and special interests.
At first blush, it’s impossible to see the pressure which eats at Jonathan Sims.
Arizona parents, grandparents, relatives and friends may have a new reason to help someone attend college.
When it rains, it pours. The combined weight of the three growing Obama administration scandals is weighing down the White House and overwhelming their ability to control the story or advance their agenda.
A bid by Attorney General Tom Horne to escape campaign finance charges could upend all state laws limiting how much candidates can take.
Three term state Sen. Al Melvin announced Monday he intends to run for governor this coming year.
Embattled state Attorney General Tom Horne could have to fend off a bid to keep him from getting his own party's nomination for reelection.