It may not be an all-out slugfest yet. But Wednesday night’s 5th Congressional District debate in Chandler showed some signs that the gloves are starting to come off.Read More »
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The top-elected officials from Arizona’s largest cities are sending a strong message to the state Legislature: Stop interfering with local decision-making.Read More »
A CD9 GOP poll commissioned by Vernon Parker’s would-be consultants show the former Paradise Valley mayor trailing Don Stapley, but not by much.Read More »
With Intel’s Chandler factory serving as a backdrop and an example of the kinds of high-tech manufacturing jobs he wants to bring back to the United States, President Barack Obama reprised much of his State of the Union address in Arizona during a speech today.
Standing before thousands of cheering supporters and Intel employees, Obama praised the microprocessor manufacturer as the type of company that will help create an “America built to last” – the title and theme of his State of the Union address Tuesday night.
As his opponent racks up high-profile local and national endorsements, former House Speaker Kirk Adams announced today that two Chandler City Councilmen have thrown their support behind him: Jeff Weninger and Kevin Hartke.Read More »
A police report, citing Border Patrol intelligence, states that Martin Alejandro Cota-Monroy stole 400 pounds of marijuana and some meth from the PEI-Estatales/El Chapo drug trafficking organization, shortly before he was bludgeoned, stabbed and then decapitated in a suburban Phoenix apartment last October — a gruesome killing that police say was meant to send a message that anyone who betrays the traffickers will get the same treatment.Read More »
It's closing in on 100 years since veterinarian A.J. Chandler sold plots of his 18,000-acre ranch to establish the city. That was three months after Arizona became a state on Feb. 14, 1912. City leaders are organizing to commemorate both centennials next year. But given the poor economy and tight budget, it's going to require scaling back some and seeking private donations, said Jean Reynolds, Chandler's public history coordinator.Read More »
Many municipalities across Arizona have turned to Twitter to connect with residents and share information with the wider public. Nearly two dozen cities have official Twitter accounts, including some with separate accounts for their police and fire departments, parks and libraries.Read More »
Jay Tibshraeny, who is finishing his last term as a senator, is running for mayor of Chandler.Read More »
The mayors of Tempe, Mesa, Gilbert and Chandler say years of bad planning by Arizona's government threatens the financial future of their cities and others around the state.Read More »