Bennett may be widely viewed as a rural guy, but his prospective gubernatorial campaign is more likely to be steered from Gilbert than Prescott. In order to comply with the state Constitution after he was appointed secretary of state in 2009, Bennett officially became a resident of Maricopa County.Read More »
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As a volunteer police officer in this northwestern Arizona city, Harley Pettit saw young people get in trouble for everything from drugs and alcohol to vandalism. In a small community with not a lot to do, he said, the last thing young people need is another way to get into trouble.
He’s worried that’s exactly what medical marijuana will give them.
Deep within the canyon, a few miles removed from the mule trains of the popular Bright Angel Trail, Horn Creek creates a ribbon of green vegetation here before plunging toward the Colorado River.
But the handful of people allowed to camp in this splendid isolation receive a warning with their permits: Don’t drink the water when Horn Creek is flowing. It’s radioactive.
Hi Jolly’s pyramid may not be the only pyramid in Arizona, but its composition of quartz and petrified wood along with its unusual metal silhouette of a camel perched on top makes it one of the state’s most notable monuments. Thousands travel past it every day but few realize it’s there.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer will be a published author later this fall when her memoir, “Scorpions for Breakfast,” is published.Read More »
Arizona Capitol Times reporter Luige del Puerto talks about how the business community coalesced behind an agenda they were largely able to achieve during the most recent legislative session.Read More »
Supporters of an ethnic studies program in the Tucson Unified School District are gathered in front of the offices of the Department of Education. About a dozen people showed up Monday and held signs accusing the department of a policy of attacking Arizona Latinos.Read More »
The chairman of the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors will not schedule a public hearing into nearly $100 million of misspent jail funds within the sheriff's office.Read More »
Rather than prolong the case by more than a year, Gov. Jan Brewer will appeal an injunction against major components of the state’s controversial immigration law directly to the U.S. Supreme Court.Read More »
ASU law professor Paul Bender said the Arizona Constitution is far clearer about whether Brewer could seek another term in 2014 than the governor's recent musings have indicated.Read More »