Two debates are scheduled this week for Phoenix mayoral candidates Wes Gullett and Greg Stanton.Read More »
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A Phoenix residential solar-energy project could be replicated around the country, said Valley business and government representatives in a meeting Wednesday with Energy Secretary Steven Chu.Read More »
Slumping housing prices and the prevelance of service-industry jobs contributed to Phoenix and Tucson trailing the rest of the Intermountain West in economic recovery during the second quarter, according to a Brookings Institution report.Read More »
Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann lauded Arizona's illegal immigration stance today and said she will be back “many, many times” as she campaigns for the state’s Feb. 28 presidential primary.Read More »
The toll road — Central Ave. (then called Center Street) north of McDowell — was built by the Central Avenue Driving Association. It was a dirt road, eight miles long and 100 feet wide, with a row of olive and ash trees on either side. Property owners north of the gate paid $2.50 a month for sprinkling and improvements. Buggies and wagons paid a 25 cent toll. Bicycles were free.Read More »
Three people with Phoenix City Council experience are among seven candidates vying to become the new mayor of the nation's sixth-largest city.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer traveled to eastern Arizona's White Mountains on Wednesday, saying she wants to celebrate the area's ongoing recovery from the Wallow Fire.Read More »
Sen. Scott Bundgaard struck a deal with Phoenix prosecutors today, pleading “no contest” to reckless endangerment and agreeing to take counseling to avoid a criminal trial.Read More »
State Sen. Scott Bundgaard and his lawyer are trying to strike a deal with Phoenix prosecutors that would allow the lawmaker to avoid a criminal trial.
Bundgaard, who faces misdemeanor assault and reckless endangerment charges following a fight with his ex-girlfriend alongside a Valley freeway, had his lawyer today ask for more time before the case goes to trial.
Municipal Court Judge Louis Frank Dominguez granted the request and gave the two sides until Wednesday to work out a deal.
Ray Rottas generally flew below the political radar, both when he served as a state senator and the state treasurer during the 1970s and 80s, but those close to him say his impact on Arizona public policy remains to this day, and his death last month leaves a void in Arizona politics.Read More »