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In 2012, I have two major wishes to send out to the elected officials who are serving locally, at the State Legislature or in the U.S. Congress — look up the definition of accountability, and learn the art of compromise.
Marana and Oro Valley town officials have some concerns with the congressional and legislative maps approved by the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission last week.
The Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission adopted the tentative congressional, and legislative maps Tuesday night in a 3-2 vote for each.
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In 2000, Arizona voters wisely decided it was time to stop Legislative incumbents from drawing their own districts and unfairly guaranteeing their own re-election. We enacted an Independent Redistricting Committee to return that power to the people, ensuring that politicians have to work to earn our vote.
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As a member of the Arizona House of Representatives, I would like to express my thoughts on the Independent Redistricting Commission. For those who do not know, Prop 106 was a voter approved ballot initiative that was passed in 1998 putting the redistricting authority into the hands of an independent commission. The heart of the initiative was to create an independent body that would act in a non-partisan nature.
After the state’s Supreme Court decision to return Chairwoman Colleen Mathis to the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission last week, Senator Al Melvin said it’s time for a special election.
Overturning a recent decisions by Gov. Jan Brewer, the Arizona Supreme Court reinstated Colleen Mathis as chairwoman of the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission on Thursday.
The Arizona Supreme Court returned Colleen Mathis to her seat on the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission. She will continue to serve as chairwoman.
The Arizona Supreme Court ruled with the Democrats Thursday, overturning Gov. Jan Brewer’s decision to remove Colleen Mathis as chairwoman of the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission.
Discussions to redraw boundary lines for the state’s legislative and congressional districts came to Marana Nov. 4, allowing the public to comment on the two maps proposed by the Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission.
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After being forcefully removed as chairwoman of the Arizona Redistricting Commission, Colleen Mathis will challenge the state's decision in court.
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The Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission is drawing criticism from both Democrats and Republicans, who have expressed concerns over how proposed borders for the state’s legislative districts have been redrawn.
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In fiscal 2010-11, Oro Valley should create an economic development enterprise fund "to ensure long-term economic stability for the community," a committee of the Northern Pima County Chamber of Commerce has suggested to the town council.