Newly formed anti-Proposition 126 campaign faces uphill climb
Foes of a ballot measure that aims to permanently prohibit sales taxes on services are banding together for a last-ditch effort against it, but it may be too little and too late to defeat the multi-million-dollar campaign for Proposition 126 that gone unopposed for months. The No on Proposition 126 Committee announced on Tuesday that […]
Anti-Kavanaugh protesters rally at Flake’s office
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.
One professor’s view of PAC money in politics
“People who run for office generally say there are two kinds of pacs: My PAC and bad PACs,” said Thomas Volgy, a professor of political science at University of Arizona.
Dissecting the differences between the Democrats
The latest poll of Arizona’s two most high-profile races by NBC News and the Marist Institute for Public Polling at Marist College follows the recent trend of polling in the contests for U.S. Senate and governor: Democrat Kyrsten Sinema holds a small lead over Republican Martha McSally for the former, while Republican Gov. Doug Ducey has a comfortable lead over Democrat David Garcia.
Two Latin American diasporas in Arizona
Did you catch Nelly Gonzalez saying this week how hard it is to send basic necessities to her family in Venezuela?
Massachusetts gives former Arizona GOP chairman lifetime securities ban
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 […]
Could SCOTUS dark money ruling affect Arizona campaign finance law?
Last week, the Supreme Court made a decision which has sent ripples through the world of “dark money” campaign finance at the national level, but don’t expect it to result in more disclosures of anonymous spending at the local level. Conservative group Crossroads GPS was appealing to the U.S. Supreme Court, asking them to reverse a decision […]