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The state Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that political candidates can accept much larger sums of money from donors.
Saying a quick answer is needed, the Citizens Clean Election Commission asked the Court of Appeals on Wednesday to overturn a trial judge’s decision allowing candidates to take a lot more money from political supporters.
A judge late Thursday cleared the way for politicians to immediately start taking much more money from private donors and political action committees for their campaigns.
This Tuesday, Aug. 27, will be the final day to vote in the Phoenix City Council election.
Q: My mom will be moving in with us and I will be her main caregiver. How can I best prepare for this transition in our lives?
Kyrene School District Superintendent Dr. David Schauer and CFO Jeremy Calles met at the Dignity Health Urgent Care Community Room on Friday to update the public on what has been going on at the district during summer break.
Members of the Citizens Clean Elections Commission asked the Arizona Supreme Court on July 17 to void a new state law that sharply raises — and in some cases blows the cap off — how much candidates can collect in campaign donations from individuals and political action committees.
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A bid by Attorney General Tom Horne to escape campaign finance charges could upend all state laws limiting how much candidates can take.
As you take out your trash this week, think about this: Phoenix families, businesses and industries generate enough solid waste to fill Chase Field to the top, 14 times each year. 14 times! And much of what we throw away is recyclable, reusable and valuable.
Paula Poundstone’s comedy originates mostly from her home life: raising three adopted children on her own while cleaning waste from 16 cats and two dogs.
Gov. Jan Brewer has announced the appointment of Mitchell C. Laird to the Arizona Citizens Clean Elections Commission. Laird is a successful business owner and attorney with more than 30 years of experience practicing law in Phoenix.
The new chairman of the Arizona Corporation Commission signaled Monday that the days of pushing solar and renewable energy over other sources are over.
For my office as director for the Maricopa County Special Healthcare District, the election did not turn out exactly the way we hoped, but all is good. I am proud that thousands of Ahwatukee Foothills and East Valley residents voted for me in my three elections. To those good folks, it has always humbled me that I’d be entrusted to represent you in this most important position. Mary Harden ran a very effective and clean campaign. She will be a fine director and will bring a new and important perspective to that board. We wish her the best.
You can’t fix stupid, but you can fix ignorant or, perhaps, political insanity.
It is telling by the GOP’s Jeff Dial and Bob Robson’s latest failure of not attending the Clean Elections debate with Democrats Corey Harris and Daren Fisher. They apparently cannot justify their seats and cannot defend their dismal records. Twenty years of Republican control has driven Arizona into fiscal chaos.
Democrat Darin Fisher during the Legislative District 18 Candidates Clean Elections Debate on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012.
Independent Brent Fine speaks during the Legislative District 18 Candidates Clean Elections Debate on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012.
Independent Brent Fine during the Legislative District 18 Candidates Clean Elections Debate on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012.
Democrat Corey Harris during the Legislative District 18 Candidates Clean Elections Debate on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012.
They are our neighbors. They live to the north of us in rural Arizona. Some are Native Americans, many still live in primitive conditions; other folks dwell in small communities, eking out livelihoods. Various are generational Arizonans, whose pioneer forefathers settled this state.
Two Democrats and one Independent kept the discussion civil during a Clean Elections debate Tuesday night, though all three brought up issues with their Republican opponents’ policies.
Democrat Darin Fisher speaks during the Legislative District 18 Candidates Clean Elections Debate on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012.
Independent Brent Fine speaks as Darin Fisher (D), left, and Corey Harris (D) listen during the Legislative District 18 Candidates Clean Elections Debate on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012.