PHOENIX — The Maricopa County Republican Committee wants the state GOP to cancel Arizona’s normal presidential preference election and instead hold its own vote — one that would not include any mail-in balloting and would require anyone who wants to vote to show up and vote in-person on Election Day.
PHOENIX — Kari Lake declared victory Wednesday in the Republican gubernatorial primary even as votes were being counted and even as she continued to insist there is evidence of fraud in Arizona elections — evidence she would not share with the media.
PHOENIX — Four years after voters rejected a similar plan, Republican lawmakers are pushing ahead with a plan to let any of the 1.1 million students in public schools get vouchers to attend private and parochial schools.
PHOENIX — Gov. Doug Ducey and Republican legislative leaders are trying to line up the votes for a $15.1 billion spending plan that includes more money for border security than for new unrestricted operating funds for public schools.
PHOENIX — Efforts to adopt at least a basic budget for the coming fiscal year ran aground Wednesday as two Republicans on the House Appropriations Committee refused to go along, leaving it short of votes.
PHOENIX — Unable so far to craft a budget deal despite — or because of — an anticipated $5 billion state budget surplus, Republican legislative leaders are looking for an exit strategy to finally shut down the legislative session that began in January.
PHOENIX — Republican lawmakers are pushing ahead with the first major revamp in four decades of how schools are funded despite the fact the package was apparently put together without input from traditional public schools.
Since the Jan. 23 vote for State Republican Party chairman and other party officials, there has been an ongoing battle for either a recount and audit of those votes or a revote by the members of the Republican State Committee.