Saying magistrates can be squeezed politically, a House panel voted Wednesday to all but strip city councils of their ability to fire them.Read More »
As we face the first Colorado River shortage, we need to get it right the first time. Arizona needs to implement LBDCP in a way that strengthens and preserves the long-term water management that is critical to our communities and economy.Read More »
Arizona’s charter schools are indeed a success story for our state. Our leaders should be applauded for having the vision to carefully create a climate in which school choice benefits so many through specialized learning, improved test scores, and education options.Read More »
Eddie Cook, a Gilbert Town Council member, last week filed the paperwork to run for a seat on the Arizona Corporation Commission.Read More »
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 »
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.