Arizonans of all stripes who love their state have gotten together twice a year for almost a half-century to address the issues facing the state and recommend public policy solutions.Read More »
Polling on Arizona’s statewide races has consistently shown GOP candidates on top, and Republicans are optimistic that the anti-Democratic mood sweeping the state and the country will give them total control of state government.
Only a couple of relatively competitive races stand between Republicans and their first sweep of Arizona’s six statewide offices since 1994, not including the Corporation Commission.
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 »
Prominent sportsmen organizations felt former Gov. Janet Napolitano didn’t take their interests seriously when she appointed a non-hunter to the Game & Fish Commission.
It’s unlikely to happen again.
The Homeland Security Department is close to a decision on what's next for a costly, problem-plagued "virtual fence" ordered by Congress four years ago to help secure the U.S.-Mexico border.Read More »
With the state's budget crisis showing no signs of abating, voters on Nov. 2 will be electing a governor who could have a yearslong headache while trying to keep the state running and in the black amid a still unsteady economy.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer insisted Tuesday her health is fine despite what she called "outlandish and completely unsubstantiated" Internet blog posts suggesting she might not be able to serve a full four-year term.Read More »
Another nominee with small-town roots, Johnsen, 57, grew up in what is now an Arizona ghost-town, Ray. The town was developed and abandoned by a mining company, and Johnsen graduated in a class of 100.Read More »
Gov. Jan Brewer has until Nov. 30 to pick the state’s next Supreme Court justice, and until she does, friends and associates of the three finalists for the job will inundate her with lobbying efforts.Read More »
Dennis Burke’s career in Arizona has come somewhat full circle. He began as an assistant U.S. attorney in 1997, working drug cases, and now he is the U.S. attorney for Arizona.Read More »