The federal government’s plan to manage two national monuments in the Arizona Strip doesn’t sufficiently protect the environment or endangered species, a group of conservation organizations told a judge Wednesday.Read More »
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The Commission on Privatization and Efficiency (COPE) will deliver its long-awaited final report to Gov. Jan Brewer on Thursday, nearly eight months after it original deadline.Read More »
This week’s most outstanding utterances, gibes and quips.Read More »
A proposed waste-to-energy plant in Phoenix is being touted by supporters as a source of renewable energy and a way to minimize the amount of trash in landfills. But critics of the project argue that the waste incinerators aren’t as green as supporters make them out to be — and the proposal has a loophole that could allow a utility to get renewable energy credit for burning fossil fuels.Read More »
FantAZy Island: Secession-laced bills barging through the Legislature may fail, but they express state’s legacy of rage
Secession bills and resolutions are marching through the Legislature, even though their most ardent advocates concede most have little chance of actually being implemented.Read More »
“We have always left the door open for Democrats a bit in previous elections, specifically the Attorney General’s Office. But we closed that door in 2010.” — GOP consultant Chris BakerRead More »
Lobbyists tend to avoid the spotlight, often preferring to moderate their comments on pressing issues if they’re quoted at all. That’s just not how Sandy Bahr operates.Read More »
The Sierra Club’s Grand Canyon Chapter claims that the rejection of a member who applied to be on a board that recommends Game & Fish Commission nominees is part of a broader effort to keep conservationists from having a say in wildlife policy.Read More »
Advocates for those who hunt and fish say a ballot proposition that would establish a constitutional right to those sports in Arizona is long overdue.Read More »
If you want to fish at Fossil Creek, north of Payson, you’ll need to follow a particular set of regulations, put into place by the Arizona Game and Fish Department.
But opponents to Proposition 109 say all hunting and fishing regulations in Arizona will be jeopardized if the proposition passes in November. The measure's backers say that's not the case, that they're just trying to constitutionally protect the right to hunt and fish from anti-hunting activists.