In a case with nationwide implications, the U.S. Supreme Court this morning ruled the Town of Gilbert illegally blocked a tiny church from erecting temporary signs directing parishioners to services.Read More »
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The suburbs on the edge of the state’s big metro areas are no longer the places to move – at least not at the rate in the past. New figures today from the U.S. Census Bureau show the big population shifts are occurring farther and farther out.Read More »
The nation’s high court refused Monday to give a Gilbert spa owner a chance to challenge state regulations.Read More »
A small church in a Phoenix suburb appeared likely Monday to win its Supreme Court dispute over a local ordinance that puts limits on roadside signs that direct people to Sunday services.Read More »
The town of Gilbert is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to quash a bid by a tiny religious congregation to be able to post and leave up year round its signs directing people to its worship services. But the case is about more than a spat between one community and a pastor. There are statewide and national implications on the ability of communities to enact restrictions on certain kinds of signs. And the stakes are so high that even the Obama administration has weighed in on the side of the church, asking the justices to void the town's restrictions.Read More »
The pastor of a small Gilbert congregation says the town government believes political campaign signs are more important than the small placards that give directions to his service.
Attorneys for Clyde Reed, pastor and founder of Good News Presbyterian Church, will now try to convince the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse a 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision in Gilbert’s favor.
Arizona’s Solicitor General has tapped a retired judge and Gilbert’s town attorney to investigate whether Attorney General Tom Horne used the Attorney General’s Office as his campaign headquarters.Read More »
The Arizona Court of Appeals today upheld a lower-court decision banning flesh-eating fish in pedicures, finding that using them could be unsanitary.Read More »
A new Phoenix-area clinic that is expected to serve thousands veterans opened Saturday as local VA officials face allegations of negligence.Read More »
Arizona’s attorney general has declined to take legal action to remove one of the state’s newest senators from office, citing a lack in clarity of state laws dictating appointments to office.Read More »