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A Maricopa County Superior Court judge refused late Friday to sideline charges against Attorney General Tom Horne and a supporter that they violated state campaign finance laws.
The state Court of Appeals will decide whether groups that run commercials publicly criticizing elected officials and candidates right before an election have to disclose their donors.
A hearing into whether Attorney General Tom Horne violated state campaign finance laws is being pushed back because of a murder case.
The City of Mesa held a grand opening event on Dec. 4 for a new mixed-use development that will provide housing for low- to moderate-income families.
A Belgian drama with bluegrass music may seem like an unlikely combo, but director Felix van Groeningen pulls it off spectacularly in his heart-wrenching new film “The Broken Circle Breakdown,” which is already garnering whispers of Academy Award recognition. While other foreign-language Oscar hopefuls such as “Wadjda” and “The Hunt” have come and gone from theaters (with others such as “Gloria” and “The Past” not making their way to Phoenix until early 2014), “Broken Circle” is arriving this month, opening at Harkins Camelview 5 in Scottsdale this Friday, Dec. 6.
Chandler representative Mark Derrico recently received national recognition for his work as a financial representative.
Nearly a year ago, I hosted the first Downtown Development Summit at the Mesa Arts Center. We invited developers and financiers from Arizona and around the country to come see what downtown Mesa had to offer. We highlighted development opportunities and showcased available properties through downtown and along the light rail corridor.
It’s been a great year for the Chandler business community, and for our city as a whole.
Senate Finance Chairman Max Baucus was one of the chief authors of Obamacare. He helped write it, he voted for it, and he thought it would be great for America. That is, until he started listening to his constituents three years later. At an April 2013 Senate Budget Committee hearing, Baucus said of Obamacare that he saw “a huge train wreck coming.”
The state's charter schools are demanding more money from taxpayers, to the tune of $135 million a year.
Mesa’s Solid Waste Management Department will add new vehicles to its fleet that are fueled by compressed natural gas.
PHOENIX — The state's limits on how much candidates can collect from donors will remain in place, at least for the time being.
In his Sunday Letter to the Editor, Mr. Rod Livdahl rages against the “Fair Tax” with an emotional vengeance. His diatribe appears to more based on feelings that facts. If he had gone to the website he should have caught the following facts.
Arizona’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate has improved slightly.
PHOENIX — Reversing his earlier stance, Secretary of State Ken Bennett now wants to keep caps in place on what candidates can take from individuals and special interests, at least for the time being.
PHOENIX — In a slap at the federal Department of Energy, a federal appeals court on Tuesday ordered it to stop collecting fees from nuclear plant operators — including $580 million so far from Arizona utility customers — to finance a waste site that may never be built.
If you were born anywhere from 1982 to 2001, or within a few years of this range, you are considered a “Millennial.” As a member of this group, you share many things — cultural references, familiarity with technology, attitudes toward work and family — with others your age. And if you’re one of the “older” Millennials, you and your peers have something else in common — specifically, you have a good opportunity to launch investment strategies to help you save for the future.
What else can you do but chuckle at some of the “letter writers” and their devotion to ridiculous ideas they believe will “save America’ from succumbing to the disease of “socialism?”
Gasoline prices at the pump around Arizona are lower for the eighth consecutive week.
PHOENIX — Arizona's economy continues to mend, spurred largely by a people buying cars and parts.
Armed with a camera and a big heart, Jon Linton uses art to spread awareness and compassion about the issue of homelessness in Phoenix.
The W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University will add several new degrees to its offerings beginning in 2014.
When the Republicans talk about “Affordable Heathcare,” one of the options they tout is “Repeal and Replace.” Given their past history, a Republican “Replace” option concerns me more than anything else. Republicans have always prohibited Medicare — the single largest buyer — from attempting to negotiate drug prices, consistent with the pharmaceutical companies’ philosophy that completely unrestrained prices and profits are necessary to fund the risk-taking of research and development. Medicare is required by Congress to accept the pharmaceutical companies’ prices without comparison or negotiation, add 6 percent to it, and pay it. As a perpetual gift to the pharmaceutical companies, when Part D of Medicare was passed in 2003, Congress prohibited Medicare from negotiating altogether. There were some reciprocal gifts from the pharmaceutical companies to the cooperating Congressmen, as might be expected.
Education funding measures in the Chandler Unified and Higley Unified School Districts hold slim leads in the latest results from Tuesday's elections, with thousands of ballots still expected to be counted.
Gilbert School Board President Stacy Burk recently made a proposal sure to generate discussion. On a Facebook site, “Gilbert Schools Rabid Fringe,” she’s floating the following: