The Professional Fire Fighters of Arizona threw its weight behind Scott Smith in the Republican primary for governor, giving the former Mesa mayor an endorsement that will likely come with some considerable campaign assistance.Read More »
A former executive for internet company GoDaddy has filed nominating petitions to enter the Republican primary for Arizona governor.Read More »
As a primary field becomes more crowded, the portion of votes needed to win the nomination becomes smaller and smaller. With as many as seven or eight Republican gubernatorial candidates on the ballot this year, any advantage can help lead to a win.
For some, the advantage may be geography.
The former mayor of the nation’s sixth-largest city wants Arizona to form a partnership with Mexico that would build desalination facilities and tap in the ocean’s virtually limitless supply of water.Read More »
Scottsdale Mayor Jim Lane closed the door on a long-rumored candidacy for state treasurer, saying he made a commitment to the voters who re-elected him last year.Read More »
Phoenix leaders are beginning a national search to find a replacement for outgoing City Manager David Cavazos.Read More »
Citing an array of potential problems, a Pima County Superior Court judge has ruled that Tucson and Phoenix don’t have to move their elections to the fall of even-numbered years to coincide with state and federal elections.Read More »
The intraparty battle raging in Republican circles over Gov. Jan Brewer’s Medicaid expansion plan has not yet extended into the race to succeed her.Read More »
Residents of the nation’s sixth-largest city can get $100 gift cards for turning in handguns, rifles and shotguns and $200 for turning in assault weapons under an upcoming buyback program funded by an anonymous $100,000 donation.Read More »
A New York company that helps patients connect with doctors through an online service is opening a Scottsdale office and will hire more than 600 workers in the next three years.Read More »