David and Goliath: PACs go head-to-head before election for Coyotes arena
With a special election looming to create an Arizona Coyotes entertainment district in Tempe, a grassroots group is amping up its opposition to a more than $2 billion development deal with the NHL team’s owner.
Sun City lawmaker to run for Corporation Commission
Rep. Rick Gray, R-Sun City, is running for a seat on the Arizona Corporation Commission. Gray filed paperwork today to run for the office.
Arizona gets refund for money sent for Grand Canyon
Arizona has been refunded the money it sent to reopen the Grand Canyon during the partial government shutdown but that wasn't used.
Kent Cattani appointed to Arizona Court of Appeals
A lawyer who has worked for the Arizona Attorney General's Office since 1991 has been appointed to the Arizona Court of Appeals.
Freshman hazing: Arizona’s new lawmakers get Capitol Hill offices
Weighty decisions abounded on Capitol Hill this week, but the decisions for Arizona’s three incoming congressmen came down to picking official stationery and the drapes that will hang in their new offices.
State unveiling system for online petition gathering
Arizona is preparing to launch a new signature-gathering system that will fundamentally change the way political candidates go about qualifying for the 2012 ballot.
Beginning Feb. 1, voters will be able go online to sign nominating petitions for candidates who want to run for statewide office and the Legislature.
Sheriff ordered to pay legal fees in records fight
The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office has been ordered to pay The Arizona Republic and KPNX-TV Channel 12 nearly $51,000 in legal fees they spent in a fight to access public records.
Lawmakers to review reports on Arizona’s vets services
Arizona legislators on Wednesday will review recent reports that found some shortcomings or causes for concern in state services for military veterans.
Board, County Attorney working together again
The Maricopa County attorney's office will once again be representing the county Board of Supervisors in civil court cases.
Voters to decide fate of 10 ballot measures
Voters will consider up to 10 ballot measures in November, including the constitutional protection for hunting and fishing, elimination of affirmative action and decriminalization of medical marijuana.
Cartels using children to bring drugs to the US
Cartels are turning to children to bring their illegal goods to the U.S., federal officials say.
Sheriff’s office raids El Mirage business
The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office is conducting a raid at sanitation businesses in El Mirage and neighboring Youngtown northwest of Phoenix.