Voters had a right to take redistricting away from the Legislature, lawyer says.
PHOENIX — The Arizona Legislature asked the U.S. Supreme Court this week to give its members back the right to draw the lines for the state’s nine congressional districts.
PHOENIX — A federal court refused today to disturb the lines for the state's 30 legislative districts even if they might favor Democrats.
PHOENIX — Arizona voters have a constitutional right to wrest control of drawing congressional boundaries from the Legislature, a federal court ruled late Friday.
PHOENIX — Supporters of the Independent Redistricting Commission want a federal court to rule the Legislature has no right to challenge the voter-approved law.
Republicans in the Legislature continued their shameless attack on the Independent Redistricting Commission last week, this time asking a federal court to take away the commission’s power to redraw congressional districts just in time for the 2014 elections.
PHOENIX — Bested 5-4 in last year’s congressional races, Republican legislative leaders want a federal court to immediately give them the power to draw the lines for 2014.
PHOENIX - A judge threw out a bid by some Republicans to void the congressional lines drawn by the Independent Redistricting Commission, but the case could come back.
The race for state Senate in the new Legislative District 9 features a three-term state representative versus a political up-and-comer in one of the state's most competitive districts.
PHOENIX - State lawmakers argue that voters had no legal authority to take the power to redraw district lines away from the Legislature 12 years ago.
PHOENIX - Members of the Independent Redistricting Commission want a federal judge to rule that state lawmakers are wrong in saying only the Legislature can draw lines for congressional districts.
It's that time again, Southern Arizona voters.
PHOENIX — A federal court will not upset the lines drawn for the state's 30 legislative districts, at least not this year.
PHOENIX - Republican lawmakers voted to go to court to challenge the maps drawn by the Independent Redistricting Commission.
The state's new legislative maps are official.
The state’s new legislative maps are official.
PHOENIX - The Arizona Supreme Court put Gov. Jan Brewer on notice Friday that her actions are not above judicial review, emphasizing its role as arbiter of legal and constitutional questions.
The Department of Justice has approved Arizona’s new Congressional district maps which had come under heavy fire from Republicans.
Drunken driving measure advances
PHOENIX - Saying time has run out, the director of the Independent Redistricting Commission has instructed his attorneys to file suit this morning to get the state to provide what he said are necessary funds.