A board that regulates constables has asked the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office to determine whether Kyrene Constable Jon Levenson, a Democrat running for re-election, should face criminal charges for not doing his job.Read More »
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If you want to fish at Fossil Creek, north of Payson, you’ll need to follow a particular set of regulations, put into place by the Arizona Game and Fish Department.
But opponents to Proposition 109 say all hunting and fishing regulations in Arizona will be jeopardized if the proposition passes in November. The measure's backers say that's not the case, that they're just trying to constitutionally protect the right to hunt and fish from anti-hunting activists.
A group claims a Republican House staffer was involved in recruiting Green Party candidates in an effort to siphon votes from Democratic challengers, and they're calling for House Speaker Kirk Adams to launch an investigation.Read More »
The press corps didn’t know exactly what to think when they saw Steve May drive up to the federal courthouse Thursday on a segway.Read More »
David Martin, president of the Arizona Chapter of the Associated General Contractors, says Arizona’s “Five C’s” — copper, cotton, cattle, citrus and climate — leaves out one other “C” vital to the state’s economy: construction.Read More »
Democrat U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and Republican challenger Jesse Kelly are deadlocked in Arizona’s 8th Congressional District, according to a poll commissioned by a DC-based advocacy group.Read More »
Voter turnout in Arizona’s primary election Aug. 24 reflected historical trends that have defined mid-term primaries. But the statewide rise in independent registration and results that were either unexpectedly close or surprisingly decisive could mean tactical shifts by campaigns and perhaps upsets in races where voter registration figures would naturally favor one party.Read More »
Lauren Kingry was looking for a way to make some money while attending Friends University in Wichita, Kan., where he took a job working as a mail boy in a family-owned bank. He had no idea it would be the beginning of a four-decade career in banking, leading to a position overseeing the Arizona Department of Financial Institutions, the regulating agency for 3,800 businesses across the state.Read More »
Businessman and philanthropist Steve Moak has been on the defense this week after political rival Ben Quayle claimed in a flyer that Moak used his nonprofit charity to make millions for his former company.Read More »
Ben Quayle now admits that in 2007 he used a pseudonym to contribute to the voyeuristic website, DirtyScottsdale.com, which later became TheDirty.com, after first denying any affiliation with the site.
Gordon James, who is working for the Quayle campaign, said Quayle contributed to the site under a pseudonym. James would not say which pseudonym Quayle used, but did not rule out that Quayle had contributed to the site under the name “Brock Landers,” a fictional character in the movie Boogie Nights.