State offers bargain basement deal for land – but most can’t bid
More than four square miles of state land in Apache Junction is being auctioned off this coming month for what might seem like bargain-basement prices.
Water board election a dry topic for most voters
There’s no quicker way to put an audience to sleep than to delve into the intricacies of water policy but voters are increasingly waking up to the issue.
Collaborating to protect Lake Mead
We avoided shortage in 2016 due to our collective efforts to conserve water in Lake Mead and a fortuitous boost from Mother Nature’s precipitation--the so-called “Miracle May." However, the drought continues.
CAP, partners and a wet spring stave off river shortage
The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation recently released a report confirming that the U.S. Secretary of the Interior will not declare an anticipated shortage of water on the Colorado River in January, 2016.
AZ voters to decide whether lawmakers get first raise since 1998
In November, voters will decide whether to increase lawmakers’ salaries to $35,000 a year from $24,000, based on a recommendation from the Commission on Salaries for Elective State Officers. It would be the first raise for state lawmakers since voters approved one in 1998.
Taking a long-range view of Arizona’s needs
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.