State Capitol News

Gage Skidmore

The incoming speaker of the Arizona House of Representatives has hired the top attorney for a powerful anti-abortion group as general counsel for the legislative chamber.

Last-minute ballots helped lead some Republican candidates and conservative causes to victory after Election Night, while in the past those ballots typically favored Democrats.

Law enforcement officials plan to gather at the state Capitol to publicize the launch of their annual DUI enforcement and sober designated driver campaigns.

This post was updated at 9:30 a.m. on Tue, Nov. 15. State senators and house representatives in all 30 of Arizona’s legislative districts were up for a vote during Tuesday’s general election. In Legislative District 6, Republican incumbent senator Sylvia Allen currently leads Democrat Nikki Bagley by about 1,716 votes.

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey has announced changes in his senior staff, including the departure and replacement of one of his top-ranking aides.

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