The eyebrow-raising part of the newly-released "Reporter's Guide to the Goldwater Institute," isn't that GI's executives make lavish six-figure salaries working for a non-profit 501c3, or that the Goldwater Institute is, according to the report, a tool of the Koch bothers and the American Legislativ ... More >>
With the kind of spirited cheering and clapping you might hear at a high school basketball game, about 100 mostly Hispanic students from the Adios Arpaio movement declared their endorsement of former Phoenix Police sergeant Paul Penzone for Maricopa County sheriff.
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Sheriff Joe Arpaio has been frittering away his remaining days on this planet by glomming onto the birther idiocy for publicity and chasing dishwashers and gardeners while dangerous sex offenders roam free.
Meanwhile, a small army of high-school kids (mostly), funded by union bucks and led by vete ... More >>
Former Mayor Skip Rimsza accuses three mayor candidates of being the preferred candidates of "union bosses."
To former Phoenix Mayor Skip Rimza, union is a four-letter word.Rimza, who was mayor from 1994 to 2004, wrote a letter for one mayoral candidate that blasts three others whom he claims ... More >>
You've probably heard the predictions by now: Democrats are going to be scarcer in Congress this November. The number of potential seats lost could be high, but there's only so much money to go around to help them campaign.
The AFL-CIO, typically a stalwart money source for Democrats, ... More >>
Arizona lawmakers convened a special session today to fiddle with the language of a ballot measure intended to preserve secret-ballot elections in labor-union campaigns.
Funny thing, though: Arizona's got a lot of problems -- and this ain't one of them.
We've written abou ... More >>
If you have any doubts about the massiveness of Saturday's big anti-SB 1070 march to the Arizona state Capitol, this latest YouTube offering by everyone's fave revolutionary videographer Dennis Gilman should put them to rest. The organizers' count of 100,000 even seems a tad conservative in hindsig ... More >>
State Representatives Daniel Patterson and Jack Brown were called "heroes" this week by the AFL-CIO for their committment to vote "no" on most Republican bills.
Patterson and Brown began their voting boycott a couple of weeks ago and haven't yet relented, resulti ... More >>
A hotly disputed pro-labor-union bill that looked like it was heading for passage after Democratic gains in the 2008 election was essentially killed today by Pennsylvania Senator Arlen Specter.
New Times first told our readers about this proposed federal law in o ... More >>