An angry crowd of constituents voiced their frustration at U.S. Sen. John McCain over issues ranging from characterizing "tea-party" members as "hobbits" to the nation's faltering economy.Read More »
Several Tucsonans didn't get to see Sen. John McCain Tuesday morning.Read More »
When he declared he was challenging Senate President Russell Pearce, Republican Jerry Lewis offered overarching goals that no politician really could argue against — investing in education, attracting companies to Arizona, a fresh start for Mesa.
What he refused to say was how his political positions differ from Pearce’s.
A group of doctors who treated an infant victim in a murder case lost in a bid July 21 to obtain $350-an-hour fees from the state for their time to testify at trial.Read More »
In a move that could have significant reverberations for the political establishment in the East Valley, a Mesa Republican is expected to announce Tuesday that he will challenge one of Arizona’s most influential politicians.Read More »
A group of business and education advocates that held a meeting in Scottsdale last month to discuss a possible education ballot measure for the 2012 elections has conducted a poll that reportedly shows broad support for a proposal that would restructure how schools are funded - provided there is accountability tied to improving test scores and graduation rates.Read More »
If one were to measure the success of Arizona’s Enterprise Zone program by some of the eulogies that followed its demise, you might question why it was even created in the first place.
But a flurry of applications from businesses hoping to cash in on the expiring property tax breaks in the Enterprise Zone program leaves no doubt that it will be missed.
Chuck Coughlin wants everyone to know that Brewer isn't backing Pearce in his recall because she owes him for getting elected governor, and he's taken to his company's blog to shout it from the digital rooftops.Read More »
Brewer's decision to endorse Pearce and appeal for financial support to help his campaign didn't strike most railbirds as odd, even though the two have clashed in the past.Read More »
WASHINGTON – A sharp drop in surgical abortion procedures in Arizona has been offset in recent years by a corresponding rise in nonsurgical procedures — the abortion pill.Read More »