Prescott Valley

DPS, budget, Republican leaders, Arizona Department of Public Safety
May 4, 2023

GOP bills linked to budget talks with Hobbs

With the Legislature heading into its final weeks, Republican leadership has several bills to consider in budget negotiations with Gov. Katie Hobbs that will likely not advance through the Legislature on their own.

fentanyl, Nguyen, lawmakers, House, Josephine Dunn, Ashley Dunn, negligent homicide
Feb 1, 2023

Drug trafficking homicide bill fails in House Judiciary committee 

For the second year in a row, a bill that would establish homicide charges to individuals who sell drugs that contribute to a person’s death will not become law.  

Trump, Prescott Valley, Lake, Masters
Jul 15, 2022

Trump postpones Arizona rally following ex-wife’s death

President Donald Trump is postponing a rally scheduled for Saturday in Prescott Valley following the death of his first wife.

Jul 10, 2013

Firefighter camaraderie draws thousands to Arizona

PRESCOTT VALLEY ai??i?? Firefighters William Benitez and Lou Larosa were fresh out of the New York City Fire Department when terrorists flew planes into the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, killing nearly 3,000 people, including hundreds of first responders.

Feb 5, 2013

Bill would make communities justify photo radar on highways

Cities that have installed or wish to install photo radar systems along state highways would have to provide statistics on speeders and accidents if a lawmaker has her way.

Sep 12, 2011

New abortion restrictions taking effect

New abortion restrictions are taking effect in Arizona in the wake of legal challenges that so far have failed to block provisions of state laws enacted this year and in 2009.

Dec 29, 2009

SRP tiptoes along ‘political subdivision’ designation

In defining its legal status, Salt River Project stays firmly in limbo: When sued by customers, the utility takes shelter in its designation as a political subdivision of the state; when challenged to produce public records, it argues that it doesn't fit the definition of a public body.

Dec 2, 2009

Judge sets date for SRP records hearing

Salt River Project and a pair of Arizona municipalities will face off in court over a public records dispute in February. A Maricopa County judge on Dec. 2 set a hearing date of Feb. 17. The two sides will debate whether the quasi-governmental utility company is subject to the state's public records law. Prescott and Prescott Valley have filed two public records requests with SRP, and the utili[...]

Nov 25, 2009

SRP fighting to keep records private

The nation's third-largest public power utility and one of the state's largest water suppliers avoided a ruling earlier this year that would have determined whether it was subject to Arizona public records law. But now the Salt River Project is again bracing against claims that its quasi-governmental status requires it to maintain and provide access to documents.

Nov 18, 2009

Municipalities file special action for access to SRP watershed records

Two municipalities are challenging the authority of one of the state's largest utilities and are now asking a Maricopa County court to order Salt River Project (SRP) to turn over records under the state's public records law.