WASHINGTON – Lori Nelson didn’t choose to leave Phoenix’s construction industry – she was forced out. After a three-decade career in construction ended abruptly when she was laid off in 2009, Nelson had to choose between leaving Phoenix to find construction work elsewhere or changing careers to stay in the city with her family.Read More »
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The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is holding a series of public meetings across Arizona on proposals for renewable energy development. Three meetings are scheduled next week in Phoenix, Flagstaff and Kingman. Two others are scheduled in Yuma and Tucson next month.Read More »
Bus riders in Phoenix were forced to wait for hours Saturday because of a driver's strike that caused nearly 80 percent of the scheduled routes to be cancelled.Read More »
Theresa Mattern, a Glendale-based Realtor, listed a four bedroom single-family home for a client on a Friday in February for $95,000. Within 72 hours, she had seven offers and it sold for $109,000 cash. “At the end of the weekend it sold for $14,000 over the asking price,” Mattern says.Read More »
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 »
Gov. Jan Brewer accused Washington officials Tuesday of falsely claiming that Arizona’s border with Mexico is more secure than ever.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer is set to deliver a keynote speech Tuesday at a major border security expo being held in downtown Phoenix.Read More »
Latino and black leaders in metro Phoenix released a long list of recommendations Friday for overhauling Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio's office and asked the U.S. Department of Justice to consider the proposals during negotiations to settle civil rights allegations against Arpaio's office.Read More »
Getting from here to there by bus Friday in the Phoenix-area may be difficult.Read More »
Democrats in the House and Senate are calling for one of their own to step down amid allegations of domestic violence.
Rep. Daniel Patterson’s former live-in girlfriend and campaign manager was granted an order of protection against him on Friday, liberal blog Three Sonorans reported yesterday.
Perhaps in an attempt to avoid another drawn-out saga like the one after former Sen. Scott Bundgaard was faced with similar allegations, House Democrats acted swiftly, calling on their colleague to resign.