Add the Professional Firefighters of Arizona to congressional candidate Ruben Gallego's long list of union endorsements. Already, the former lawmaker boasts support from the Communication Workers Association Arizona State Council, Iron Workers Local 75, UFCW Local 99, Teamsters Local 104, Internat ... More >>
Ruben Gallego isn't wasting any time amassing a campaign war chest, announcing earlier this week that he already has $160,000 in campaign contributions from more than 800 donors. Gallego is facing competition from Maricopa County Supervisor Mary Rose Wilcox and state Senator Steve Gallardo for th ... More >>
Phoenix workers protest of SB1322Governor Jan Brewer vetoed a Senate Bill 1322, a measure that would have required large cities, namely Phoenix and Tucson, to open up certain city services to competitive bids from private companies. Brewer said it was "riddled with shortcomings""It's a good victo ... More >>
Councilman Sal DiCiccioIs Councilman Sal DiCiccio playing the victim card?The councilman claims he has been the target of attacks over his political beliefs that city services should be privatized and city employees are overcompensated.DiCiccio was in a city meeting and unavailable for comment. I ... More >>
We're not saying Captain Joel Fox is wrong about everything. Turns out he's right on the issue of whether the SCA contributions were, in fact, "payroll deductions." Although the reports filed by Fox say "payroll deductions," Fox says in comments to this blog that they were actually nothing more t ... More >>
Donald Harris gives good lip.
Letters from the week of September 5, 2002
Sheriff Arpaio's deputies say his vaunted posse does little more than waste money and slake their boss's thirst for publicity