Despite pettifogging by the City of Phoenix and its unions, for voters the issue should be straightforward: Should taxpayers or public employees take the risk for the performance of the stock market?
Kennedy is spouting populist cant, but APS’ boneheaded politics give it legitimacy.
The Legislature has a defensible case on appeal, but lots to lose. Attempting to settle the case would be prudent.
If Republicans are ever going to take the seat, an off-presidential year with a national GOP trend would seem the time. But the national GOP and conservative groups are sitting on the sidelines.
Fred DuVal and others say it is. But the numbers tell a different story.
Obama shouldn’t let semantic parsing of the phrase “boots on the ground” preclude battlefield guidance and assistance to local forces fighting ISIS. That’s not the same as involving U.S. troops in another land war.
Terry Goddard has a good idea about forcing additional disclosure at least about expenditures. U.S. Senate Democrats have a dangerous one about empowering incumbents to decide what and how others can spend to unseat them.
DCCCC is hammering Tobin over budget cuts. But the Legislature didn’t really have a lot of options.