PHOENIX — The state Court of Appeals will decide whether groups that run commercials publicly criticizing elected officials and candidates right before an election have to disclose their donors.
PHOENIX — The state Court of Appeals on Tuesday blocked enactment of a new state law allowing candidates to take sharply higher campaign donations.
PHOENIX — A judge this afternoon threw out the campaign finance charges against Attorney General Tom Horne and a political ally.
PHOENIX - Gov. Jan Brewer signed a number of new laws Thursday, including one eliminating all current caps on political campaign contributions and scrapping the limit on how much any individual or PAC can donate to all candidates in any year.
PHOENIX — State lawmakers are moving to give themselves and other candidates the right to collect more money — a lot of it — from individuals and political action committees, even as they ask voters to effectively kill the option of public financing.
PHOENIX - Gov. Jan Brewer received $250,000 from a Las Vegas billionaire for her political action committee one day after the deadline that would have required her to publicly report it.
PHOENIX - The outcome of last month's statewide ballot measures proves that money can't always buy success.
While only a handful of Southern Arizonans have so far contributed more than $200,000 to political causes this election cycle, many others have signed hefty checks.
The list of big spenders from Southern Arizona this election cycle includes several of the usual suspects, as well as a few surprises.
Jim Click introduced Mitt Romney at a business round table in September 2011. Click has given $50,000 to the Restore Our Future super PAC, which supports the Republican presidential candidate.
Republican Jonathan Paton outraised Democrat Ann Kirkpatrick in the first half of October, in what may be another sign of his momentum in the Congressional District 1 race.
Chairmen and CEOs officers of Arizona's largest companies largely are staying out of the presidential race, at least in terms of campaign donations. But many other Arizona business leaders have given generously to favorite candidates, according to an Arizona Republic analysis.
In the second quarter of the campaign season, which Raúl Grijalva opponent was ahead in the race for cash?
"I have to accept the consequences"
Tucson Councilman Paul Cunningham will have to personally pay back taxpayers more than $11,000 because he improperly awarded contracts for campaign staff and can't produce some receipts from last year's campaign.
Democrat Raúl Grijalva has raised nearly five times as much as his opponents in his race for re-election in the new Congressional District 3.
PHOENIX — Arizonans will not get to vote in November whether to kill public financing of elections.
PHOENIX — A legislative referendum asking Arizona voters to
decide whether to abolish Arizona’s public campaign finance systems
can’t go on the state’s 2012 ballot, a judge ruled Wednesday.