Arizona Capitol Times House reporter Hank Stephenson has won the Arizona Press Club’s prestigious 2016 Sledgehammer Award.Read More »
For the eighth year in a row, the Legislature has once again introduced a bill to eliminate public notices in newspapers. This bill is an assault on transparency and your right to be notified of important information, all while promoting the growth of government bureaucracy at the expense of local Arizona jobs and businesses.Read More »
A proposal that would allow governments to charge a labor fee for time-intensive public records requests would restrict access to information and undermine open government, a media attorney told lawmakers Thursday.Read More »
The Arizona Capitol Times was named non-daily Newspaper of the Year and the Arizona Republic was chosen daily Newspaper of the Year on Saturday in the Arizona Newspapers Association's 2013 Better Newspapers Contest.Read More »
What's become a yearly effort at the Arizona Legislature to end a requirement for governments to publish notices in newspapers has hit a major snag in the Senate.Read More »
A bill to remove the requirement that cities and counties publish public notices in a newspaper – and instead allow them to publish the notice only on the municipality’s website – was voted down in the House on Wednesday. But the battle over is far from over.Read More »
Arizona Capitol Times was named the Newspaper of the Year in the non-daily category by the Arizona Newspaper Association on Sept. 29 as part of the group’s annual Better Newspapers Contest.
In addition to the overall title, Capitol Times and its employees won 30 awards for its writing and advertising. Among those were first-place awards for best website, community service and news writing excellence.
The Arizona Capitol Times won 19 awards, including first place in its division for “General Excellence,” in the 2011 Arizona Newspaper Association’s Better Newspaper Contest.Read More »
Arizona Capitol Times captured 20 awards in this year's Arizona Newspapers Association Better Newspapers Contest, including eight first place awards.Read More »