Author

Jeremy Duda

Jeremy Duda

Associate Editor Jeremy Duda is a Phoenix native and began his career in journalism in 2003 after graduating from the University of Arizona. Prior to joining the Arizona Mirror, he worked at the Arizona Capitol Times, where he spent eight years covering the Governor's Office and two years as editor of the Yellow Sheet Report. Before that, he wrote for the Hobbs News-Sun of Hobbs, NM, and the Daily Herald of Provo, Utah. Jeremy is also the author of the history book “If This Be Treason: the American Rogues and Rebels Who Walked the Line Between Dissent and Betrayal.”

Anti-Kavanaugh protesters rally at Flake’s office

By: - September 28, 2018

Dozens of protesters lined Camelback Road outside Sen. Jeff Flake’s office today to rally against Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Democrats hoping ‘stars align’ in legislative races

By: - September 27, 2018

As he talks with voters at their doors in Phoenix’s Arcadia neighborhood, Aaron Lieberman, a Democratic candidate for the Arizona House of Representatives, explains that control of the Legislature runs through Legislative District 28.

Sales tax measure could scuttle education funding plans

By: - September 25, 2018

Education advocates are concerned that a ballot measure aiming to preemptively outlaw future sales taxes on services would block future tax reforms aimed at generating more money for K-12 schools. Proposition 126 would amend the Arizona Constitution to bar the state, counties and cities from ever imposing a sales tax on services. That would effectively […]

Massachusetts gives former Arizona GOP chairman lifetime securities ban

By: - September 25, 2018

Former Arizona Republican Party Chairman Robert Graham has been permanently banned from the securities trading industry in Massachusetts, and must pay a $15,000 fine after after losing $400,000 that a 67-year-old artist invested in one of his projects. According to consent decrees that Securities Division of the Massachusetts Office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth […]

Coconino, Yavapai may be next counties to adopt merit selection for judges

By: - September 25, 2018

Two Arizona counties might soon do away with electing judges and instead use the merit selection system already in place in the state’s three most populous counties. The Arizona Supreme Court is predicting that Yavapai County is likely to have enough residents after the 2020 Census to automatically join the merit selection system. And voters […]