David Pasztor

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  • 17 years ago | News

    Former governor J. Fife Symington III, who once lambasted the courts for protecting "all manner of antisocial behavior," now awaits his own ruling from a trio of federal judges. Last week, the panel heard his appeal to overturn his September 1997 ...

  • 21 years ago | Longform

    In about one week, Kathy Smith will endure a bitter anniversary. Two years have passed since she was called before her bosses and fired from a lucrative job selling advertising for the Yellow Pages in Phoenix. Smith and another salesperson named K...

  • 21 years ago | News

    As Maricopa County's leaders indulged themselves in a four-year debt binge that has left the county deep in the hole, the financial consulting firm of Rauscher Pierce Refsnes, Inc., may have joined the county in running afoul of federal securities...

  • 21 years ago | Longform

    Late in July of last year, the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors held a special meeting. It was time to churn some debt. Periodically during the previous two years, the county had developed an unfortunate habit of running out of cash to pay its...

  • 21 years ago | Longform

    Seated at the conference table in his windowless office last week, Ted Williams looked like a man with a $40 million headache. For almost a year, Williams has been in charge of Maricopa County's Health Care Agency, which runs the county hospital, ...

  • 22 years ago | News

    It has been more than a year since Kathy Smith and Kim Seagraves, two longtime advertising saleswomen for the U S West Direct Yellow Pages office in Phoenix, were abruptly fired from their jobs for reasons they did not understand. Now, the reasons...

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