Taxpayer bill from Arpaio's profiling case will reach $178M

Arpaio, a Republican who served six terms as sheriff and is running for his old job again this year, said he doesn’t feel responsible for the costs — even though he launched the immigration patrols when no other local or county police agency in Arizona was doing so.

Arizona Senate to take up series of House measures on May 26

The Arizona Senate plans to return to the Capitol on Tuesday to deal with measures the House enacted this week. It also will take up 28 House bills that have been awaiting votes since the Legislature halted major work in March because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Arizona commissioner Boyd Dunn disqualified from ballot

The Arizona Supreme Court has upheld a decision to remove Corporation Commissioner Boyd Dunn from the Republican Party primary ballot after one of his campaign workers told the court she had forged some of his nominating petition signatures.

Voting-rights advocates look for election changes amid virus

Citing infections linked to Wisconsin's primary, the groups say nobody should risk their health to cast a ballot. They want election officials to send ballots to everyone while preserving in-person voting opportunities for those who prefer it or can't vote by mail.