After blasting the Obama administration for FEMA’s decision to deny a Major Disaster Declaration for Yarnell, Tobin joined hands with Campbell to ask the feds to reconsider.Read More »
Monthly Archives: August 2013
Federal contract spending in Arizona grew more than three times faster than the national rate over the past 20 years, according to a Cronkite News Service analysis of government data.Read More »
When Arizonans open their wallets to make a political donation, it’s more likely to go to someone they know than to a party or PAC, an analysis of federal campaign data shows.Read More »
A special committee including members of the Arizona Legislature has been appointed to examine how the state's incomes tax system could be overhauled to make it simpler and more fair and transparent.Read More »
Outspoken Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio is opposing the appointment of an independent monitor and other moves to address a judge's finding that his agency racially profiled Latinos, according to a court filing on Friday.Read More »
As we go about our daily commute and our lives, we often don’t give much thought to the roads that get us there. Traffic congestion and construction seem to be an accepted way of life, especially for those who live in the suburbs and commute to work each day.Read More »
Arizona is taking the U.S. government to court as the state tries to speed up death-penalty cases.Read More »
Senator Murphy’s fight with CPS heads to court
Sen. Rick Murphy’s battle with Child Protective Services to have his four adoptive daughters returned to his home is headed to Maricopa County Superior Court next month.
A dependency mediation hearing for Murphy, R-Peoria, has been scheduled for Sept. 16 at Maricopa County’s Juvenile Court in Phoenix, the Arizona Capitol Times has learned.
A conservative advocacy group is asking a court to order Phoenix to stop allowing its police officers and firefighters from increasing their pensions by counting unused sick leave, vacation time and other benefits.Read More »
A federal appeals court panel says former Maricopa County Attorney Andy Thomas and a top aide can be personally sued by a county supervisor who says they abused their power to harm him and his family.Read More »