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PHOENIX — Counties have verified there are enough valid signatures on petitions to give voters the last word on extensive changes in election laws pushed through the Republican-controlled Legislature.
PHOENIX — Backers of a referendum challenging election law changes filed suit Friday against recorders in three counties.
PHOENIX — Bested 5-4 in last year's congressional races, Republican legislative leaders want a federal court to immediately give them the power to draw the lines for 2014.
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 — Organizers of a bid to block Medicaid expansion in Arizona conceded they may not have the necessary signatures on petitions to force the issue to the ballot.
Calling a referendum drive misleading, a state senator has launched a campaign to keep voters from overturning extensive changes made by the Republican-controlled Legislature to voting laws.
Fearing a Democrat political tsunami in 2014, Gov. Jan Brewer urged fellow Republicans on Friday to stop targeting their GOP colleagues who supported her Medicaid expansion.
Supporters of Medicaid expansion have already spent more than $150,000 in a bid to block a referendum to give voters the last word.
Voters may get the last word on a package of controversial changes to election laws -- changes foes say are designed to depress turnout and throw roadblocks in the path of those who want to propose their own laws.
This part of summer is a time for patriotism. It's also the time new state laws go into effect across the nation.
Arizona voters may get the final word on a controversial provision in the state budget that doubles the bonding capacity of school districts around the state, opening the door for higher property taxes.
Arizona’s far East Valley will likely need new representation after State Sen. Rich Crandall was tabbed as the head of Wyoming’s Department of Education this week.
The decision by Gov. Jan Brewer to push through Medicaid expansion in the recently ended legislative session over the objections of most members of her own party left the GOP in Arizona deeply divided.
Foes of Medicaid expansion in Arizona filed paperwork Wednesday to give voters the last word.
Contending one and maybe two congressional races were stolen from them, Republican legislators have approved a measure to finesse election laws to keep out the Libertarians who they say are taking votes from their candidates.
Surrounded by what could be the new, more moderate legislative majority, Gov. Jan Brewer signed legislation Monday to expand Medicaid in Arizona.
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer has signed a law expanding the state's Medicaid program following her victory over conservatives in her own party opposed to embracing a key part of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.
Not waiting for formal gubernatorial approval, foes of her Medicaid expansion already are moving to undo at the ballot box and in court what they could not block at the Legislature.
Conceding he lacks the votes, House Speaker Andy Tobin gave up Tuesday in his bid to block the Medicaid expansion plan by Gov. Jan Brewer with his own alternative.
Two former Republican state senators are maneuvering to give voters the last word on whether Arizona expands its Medicaid program.
Saying the Senate vote is not enough, Gov. Jan Brewer won't lift her vow to veto other legislation until lawmakers make more progress on her plan to expand Medicaid.
The Medicaid expansion plan approved by the Senate late Thursday is pretty much dead on arrival at across the courtyard, House Speaker Andy Tobin said Friday.
When our nation’s founders wrote the language in the First Amendment guaranteeing the right to “petition the government for a redress of grievances,” there were no words describing the form of that petition.
A senate panel voted Wednesday to throw some additional hurdles in the path of Arizonans who want to write their own laws.
Attorneys for the state are making a last-ditch effort to deny public schools about $82 million a year in funding.