The first Republican challenger to the Democrats’ “Solar Team” emerged Monday as Scottsdale Republican Susan Bitter Smith filed an exploratory committee for the Arizona Corporation Commission.Read More »
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The 100th anniversary of Salt River Project’s Theodore Roosevelt Dam this month put the exclamation point on how important effective water management is to life in the Valley of the Sun.Read More »
Top law and lobbying firms in the Valley will have to keep a closer eye on their employees after the first of the year.Read More »
One of America’s top lobbying and law firms bided time for years while it waited for the perfect candidate to spearhead its expansion into Arizona.
The waiting ended when Marty Shultz announced his retirement.
Arizonans of all stripes who love their state have gotten together twice a year for almost a half-century to address the issues facing the state and recommend public policy solutions.Read More »
Arizona fought California and the feds to win 1.6 million acre feet of water supplies that we pump into the Valley each year. We can take on these fights and win, but not with a bunch of bureaucrats and watercrats.Read More »
A group of extreme, partisan, and stunningly unknowledgeable people are trying to take over the Central Arizona Project Board. Why? Because it’s easy, and because they believe that all government is bad and should be cut.Read More »
Fred Tuttle Colter was a visionary who was instrumental in saving Arizona’s rights to Colorado River water.Read More »
Rita Maguire has a long history with Arizona public policy. She began as an intern in the state Senate, helped draft some of the state’s major laws as a legislative committee analyst, led the Department of Water Resources and headed up a think tank. Now a water attorney, Maguire recently represented Prescott and Prescott Valley in litigation with Salt River Project over a proposed water ranch near the Verde River.Read More »
Arizona has always had its fair share of larger-than-life politicians. For years, the state has also been on the cutting edge of progressive politics, in selecting powerful women to hold its highest offices, in a traditionally male-dominated arena.Read More »