A former staffer of Gov. Doug Ducey, a former chief of staff of the Arizona House Democrats and a former Independent Redistricting Commission employee are among the final list of five candidates vying to be the commission’s executive director.Read More »
Phoenix Vice Mayor Jim Waring confirmed to our reporter yesterday that he spoke with Christine Jones a few months ago about the possibility of her running for mayor, but he wouldn’t characterize it as recruitment or call it “pressure.”Read More »
As mayor of a desert city, Greg Stanton’s job description wouldn’t seem to include filling sandbags in anticipation of flooding. But he did just that Monday to send a message: After moisture from a hurricane walloped the Phoenix area last week, another storm could cause flooding later this week.Read More »
The Phoenix City Council has voted unanimously to approve an agreement with the FBI supporting the Child Exploitation Task Force.Read More »
The 2 percent Phoenix food tax is staying after the City Council voted to keep the tax in place.Read More »
Ben Quayle didn't even have an election night party planned. The 33-year-old attorney and son of former Vice President Dan Quayle had been raked over the coals for weeks leading up to the Republican primary in Arizona's 3rd Congressional District, and several internal polls leading up to the election showed that he'd fallen from the frontrunner's perch. But signs of Quayle's demise turned out to be overblown.
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U.S. Sen. John McCain will host a fundraiser for ex-staffer Jim Waring, giving the former lawmaker a cash infusion as he heads into the final week of his primary campaign.Read More »
Ben Quayle is a political neophyte who has spent a small fraction of his life in Arizona, and he lacks the kind of business experience or community involvement that usually precedes a run for Congress. But what Quayle does have — a ton of money and his father’s last name — scares the bejeepers out of the nine other candidates seeking the Republican nomination in Arizona’s 3rd Congressional District.Read More »
It takes 10 to tango in CD3. Here's a list of the candidates to watch.Read More »
Ed Bunch’s Senate career is remarkable not only because he was appointed to the Legislature at perhaps the worst time in state history but also because he vowed not to use the position to gain a foothold at the Capitol.Read More »