More than two-dozen employees will transfer to the governor's budget office from the Department of Commerce before the end of the year as part of a larger move to shift economic development responsibilities to a public-private organization.Read More »
An investigator appointed by the Arizona Supreme Court will release findings today of an investigation into alleged ethical violations of Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas and two of his former deputies. At stake are their licenses to practice law.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer will choose one person from among three candidates to appoint to the state Game and Fish Commission.Read More »
Neal Young, the director of the Department of Economic Security, has announced that he will step down in January.Read More »
The leader of a Latino advocacy group has sued the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office on allegations that deputies illegally arrested him while he stood watching a protest in the days immediately following a judge's ruling on SB1070.Read More »
Longtime Arizona lawmaker John Huppenthal has wanted to revamp the state's school system for years. Now, he'll get the chance.Read More »
Voters rejected two ballot propositions Nov. 2 that would have transferred almost $450 million from two voter-approved funds to address the state budget deficit.Read More »
Ben Grumbles, the director of the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality, announced that he'll step down from the agency by the end of the year. Grumbles announced the resignation to the ADEQ staff in an email Oct. 28.Read More »
Prominent sportsmen organizations felt former Gov. Janet Napolitano didn’t take their interests seriously when she appointed a non-hunter to the Game & Fish Commission.
It’s unlikely to happen again.
Arizona health officials want to use public-spirited video to reduce the frequency of infections that people get in health-care settings such as hospitals while receiving treatment for other conditions.Read More »