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Jovan Pulitzer’s fraud claims are 'utter rubbish,' fellow 'audit' researcher told Arizona Senate

A researcher the Arizona Senate hired to double-check an analysis of ballots by election conspiracy theorist Jovan Pulitzer said his claims that there were upwards of 12,000 counterfeit ballots were “utter rubbish.”... Read more»

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'Audit' records show Cyber Ninjas went deep into debt, despite pro-Trump donations

Newly released documents by the watchdog group American Oversight show that the Arizona Senate’s partisan review of the 2020 presidential election in Maricopa County went over its proposed budget and spent more money than it had available to it. ... Read more»

Arizona justices to decide if public has right to see Cyber Ninja election 'audit' records

The Arizona Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday over whether the Arizona Senate has the authority to conceal records from an "audit" of the 2020 presidential election that found President Joe Biden was lawfully elected. ... Read more»

Bill targeting mask mandates in Arizona schools passes Senate, moves to Ducey’s desk

The future of classroom COVID-19 mitigation measures now lies in Gov. Doug Ducey’s hands: A bill the state Senate approved Monday would force schools to seek parental consent if they want to keep their students masked up. ... Read more»

Constitutional ban on 'critical race theory' in Az schools, universities one vote away from November ballot

The proposed Republican constitutional amendment that would make it unconstitutional for Arizona public schools, colleges and universities to teach so-called “critical race theory” goes before the full Senate for vote, and if passed, it will go directly to the November ballot. ... Read more»

Republican-backed measure to restrict filming of police officers passes Arizona Senate committee

Legislation which would make it illegal to film police officers within eight feet of them is closer to becoming Arizona law, despite concerns that it could hinder efforts to document misconduct.... Read more»

Arizona Senate approves bill requiring teachers to post curriculum online

Citing a need for academic transparency, Senate Republicans on Monday approved a bill that would require teachers to post all their lesson plans and materials online for parental review, despite some reservations.... Read more»

Movie tax credit would cost Arizona big, legislative analysts say

A new analysis of a push to lure movie productions to Arizona with $150 million in tax credits says claims that the state will see a return on its investment are unfounded — and the state could end up getting little in return for its money. ... Read more»

Kelly Townsend drops Az congressional bid to challenge Wendy Rogers

In what might be the closely watched legislative race of 2022, Sen. Kelly Townsend is withdrawing from her short-lived congressional campaign to challenge recently censured Sen. Wendy Rogers in the Republican primary.... Read more»

Matt Salmon calls for Wendy Rogers to resign from the Arizona Senate

GOP gubernatorial candidate Matt Salmon called on Arizona Sen. Wendy Rogers to resign her seat following her historic censure - a shift in his position after Rogers reposted inflammatory comments about colleagues on social media and sent out an email to fundraise off the censure. ... Read more»

Arizona Senate kills plan to let party activists fill legislative vacancies

A proposal that would have taken the power to fill legislative vacancies from county boards of supervisors and give it exclusively to political party activists fell short in the Arizona Senate after two Republicans opposed it. ... Read more»

Bill to strip derogatory term for Indigenous women from Arizona land wins Senate approval

A bill that would prohibit the Arizona Board on Geographic and Historic Names from naming any geographic feature, place of historical significance, or specified road using the derogatory term “sq***” has passed the Arizona Senate and is headed to the House.... Read more»

Az Senate Republicans advance bills to increase scrutiny of school library books, access to classrooms

Schools would be required to publicly post every new book bought for their libraries, have elected governing board members approve all new book purchases and let parents know every book their child checks out under a proposal Senate Republicans advanced Tuesday.... Read more»

Arizona Senate votes to censure Wendy Rogers for threatening her colleagues

In the wake of her speech to a white nationalist conference and a string of offensive and inflammatory social media posts, the Arizona Senate voted to censure Republican Sen. Wendy Rogers.... Read more»

Bill banning most abortions after 15 weeks passes Arizona Senate, heads to the House

A bill banning abortions after 15 weeks gestation, except in cases of medical emergency with makes exceptions for rape or incest, passed the Arizona Senate on a party-line vote and been sent to the House of Representatives. ... Read more»

Az GOP 'smart' ballot drop boxes come with a hefty price tag, if they’re ever created

Republicans hope to replace outside ballot drop boxes with “smart” boxes that don’t yet exist and will cost 500% more than the ones that Arizona counties already use, based on the unfounded claim that ballot-box stuffing helped steal the election from former President Trump.... Read more»

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