State Capitol News

Tom Tingle/The Arizona Republic

Arizona officials announced Monday a settled lawsuit that says thousands of residents are being disenfranchised by the way the state handled voter registration applications that don't provide proof of citizenship.

AP Photo/Bob Christie,File)

A former Arizona lawmaker who became the first kicked out of a state Legislature since the #MeToo movement began because of a lengthy pattern of sexual misconduct is running for office again.

Don Shooter, a Republican expelled from the Arizona House in February, said he filed around 900 signatures Wednesday to seek the GOP nomination for a state Senate seat in the same southern Arizona district he used to serve.

(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)

A former Arizona legislator who was expelled for sexual misconduct says he's willing to serve at the statehouse again if a small group of Republicans can gather enough petition signatures for him to qualify for the ballot.

Ryan VanVelzer/AP

An Arizona group is attempting to ban so-called dark money in state elections. KNAU’s Ryan Heinsius reports, their proposal would amend the state constitution to require the disclosures of major donors.


Downtown Phoenix Journal

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey on Wednesday took the final action of the state legislative session when he signed 55 new laws and vetoed seven others, including a measure that could have hiked drivers' insurance rates.

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