campaign finance

State Capitol News
4:58 am
Tue September 23, 2014

Campaign Funding Takes Center Stage at Corporation Commission Debate

Corporation Commission candidates Doug Little, Jim Holway, Sandra Kennedy and Tom Forese face off Monday night in a televised debate with host Ted Simons.
Credit Capitol Media Services photo by Howard Fischer

At a Monday night debate the hottest issue among the four candidates for corporation commission was who might be funding their campaigns. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

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State Capitol News
3:57 pm
Tue August 19, 2014

Gov. Brewer Campaign Donations Raises Ire of Technology Group

Gov. Jan Brewer
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The Arizona Technology Council took its $6,000 donation back from Gov. Jan Brewer’s political action committee after she used its cash to try to defeat a legislative candidate it supports. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer explains.

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State Capitol News
3:30 pm
Mon August 18, 2014

State Election Director Claims Group Violating Campaign Finance Laws

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The state’s election director says an organization that has so far put nearly $1.7 million into this year’s primary election likely is violating campaign finance laws. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer reports.

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State Capitol News
8:28 am
Mon February 10, 2014

Tom Horne Campaign Finance Trial Begins

Attorney General Tom Horne goes before an administrative law judge Monday to answer charges he violated campaign finance laws.
Credit Capitol Media Services file photo by Howard Fischer

Attorney General Tom Horne goes before an administrative law judge Monday to defend himself against charges he violated state campaign finance laws in his 2010 election. Arizona Public Radio’s Howard Fischer report.

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State Capitol News
10:15 am
Wed December 18, 2013

High Court: Candidates Can Accept More Money for Campaigns

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The state Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that political candidates can accept much larger sums of money from donors. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer reports.

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State Capitol News
3:29 pm
Wed December 12, 2012

Las Vegas Casino Owner Gave Governor's PAC $250,000

A major financier of Republican candidates and causes gave Gov. Jan Brewer a quarter million dollars to spread around on congressional races. 

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State Capitol News
10:35 am
Wed December 12, 2012

AZ Realtors Behind Corporation Commission Campaign Funding.

New campaign finance reports show Realtors put more than $186,000 into the corporation commission race to get a panel it hopes will be more favorable to its issues.

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KNAU and Arizona News
4:31 pm
Tue December 11, 2012

SuperPACS Spent Big in AZ

Three Congressional campaigns in Arizona were some of the most expensive in the country during November’s election.

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KNAU and Arizona News
5:39 pm
Mon December 10, 2012

Corporation Commission Winning Candidates All Received Outside Money

Campaign finance reports filed late last week show the three winners in the statewide Corporation Commission race were the only candidates to receive outside money.  They all received the same amount from the same organizations.

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State Capitol News
10:24 am
Sat December 8, 2012

Campaign Finance Reports Show Money not Always Key to Success

Final campaign finance reports show supporters of Proposition 204 spent nearly $2.5 million in their unsuccessful bid to impose a permanent one-cent sales tax to benefit education and other causes.

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