Wearing multiple hats was not uncommon for Arizona’s political figures when the state was much younger and less populated, but the career of at least one legendary figure merits being labeled as unique.Read More »
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They couldn’t win in court, so they took the fight to the Legislature – and won.
The Home Builders Association of Central Arizona and the Goldwater Institute, a litigious government watchdog group with a libertarian bent, were unable to convince the courts that impact fees Mesa charged to new home construction for cultural programs are illegal. Instead, lawmakers approved legislation that effectively curtails those fees.
The Arizona Supreme Court has refused to grant the State Bar of Arizona’s request to allow an independent investigation of a disgraced former Tucson city judge.Read More »
The Arizona Supreme Court won't hear an appeal of a court ruling that Arizona cities have broad powers to impose development impact fees.Read More »
The Arizona Supreme Court is letting stand a lower court's decision that the Legislature could take $161,400 from agricultural research and promotion funds to help balance the budget.Read More »
The Arizona Supreme Court has agreed to issue an execution warrant for a man who has been on death row since 1985 for raping and suffocating a 13-year-old girl in Tempe.Read More »
A judge on April 14 struck down motions by former County Attorney Andrew Thomas to dismiss an attorney discipline cases against him.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer's plan to help balance the state's budget by providing government-paid health care to fewer lower-income Arizonans is headed to court.Read More »
A switch to using a single drug for lethal injection would be a victory of sorts for a group of condemned Arizona prisoners who lost in court when they attempted to outlaw the state’s execution procedures.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer is hoping that a panel with some of the biggest names in Arizona sports can help restore the Fiesta Bowl’s battered image.Read More »