When it comes to million-dollar contracts at the Arizona Department of Transportation, it's all about whose back gets scratched
Winning ambulance contracts? It's all about who you know. (Unless it's about the dirt they've got on you.)
Clint Bolick is trying to change the world, one lawsuit at at time.
While the public sleeps, the fix is in to turn our state into a power farm for Mexico
The Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections fails the state's worst kids
California eats lots of power, but it doesn't like growing its own power plants. Instead, Arizona is becoming the new power farm for the Coast.
Consumers clamor for big state bucks under alternative-fuel incentive program
Federal ruling in bilingual-education lawsuit goes unheeded by state officials
While the state and the Sierra Club jockey to curb urban expansion, the Secretary of the Interior is quietly pushing his own proposal. We've got the maps.
The best-run city on Earth may turn the Marriott rip-off into a cause celebre
The Institute for Environmental Conflict Resolution has been established in Mo Udall's name. Would he even like it?
Jane wins--now will she finally dump the Granny Hull act and spring into action?
The so-called Growing Smarter measure would prevent the state from enacting strict growth controls. At the same time, however, it would free up $220 million for land preservation.
Despite an unremarkable demeanor, public-interest lawyer Tim Hogan has a nose for trouble and a knack with judges
Ranchers who run cattle on State Trust Lands may soon have competition for the publicly subsidized grazing leases they've always enjoyed. But not every rancher is getting fat off the land.
The court has spoken; lawmakers stand in defiance. But if the state Legislature doesn't come up with a constitutional school finance plan by July, school's out forever.
Increasingly, public officials ignore laws they're paid to uphold. Citizens and interest groups regularly drag these same bureaucrats into court, trying to ensure that the laws of the land are enforced. But now even the courts, once bastions of authority,
State agencies are reeling in the after-Fife, the ballyhooed state-budget surplus is all but spent, and the government bureaucracy is bigger than ever. Now it's up to Jane Dee Hull to make it all make sense.
If Artie Martinez weren't deaf, he might have talked his way out of the Arizona State Hospital. Instead, he was locked up there for nearly 40 years.
Ranching takes a blow in the courts, an uppercut to the bottom line and a jab in the marketplace
Transit-plan backers say they see a bus in your future--so how come they've been working on the railroad?
Meet Jane Hull. She's probably your next governor.
Engineer-legislator gets sued over a public works project, then backs a bill that releases him from indemnifying future projects
Public relations firms wrote a script for overcoming opposition to Sumitomo's new silicon-wafer plant. City and state officials learned their lines well.
Trivial and meretricious bills crowd the Legislature's final days
Industry makes secret push to gut laws protecting subsurface water supplies
There's plenty of money in the Department of Environmental Quality budget. But crazy personnel rules keep the agency understaffed and ineffective.
The city torpedoed an urban development program when it let Symington off the hook for $2.7 million.
IF YOU'D LIKE TO GIVE INDUSTRY FREE REIN OVER ARIZONA'S NATURAL RESOURCES, YOU'LL LOVE THESE POLITICIANS
REPUBLIC REPORTER LOSES JOB AFTER ASSUMING THE IDENTITY OF A PROMINENT ATTORNEY
WITH PROPOSITION 300--THE PRIVATE-PROPERTY-RIGHTS MEASURE--ARIZONA ONCE AGAIN BECOMES A BATTLEGROUND FOR A NATIONAL RIGHT-WING CRUSADE
WOULD-BE POWER COUPLE TOM AND LINDA RAWLES WANT VOTES MORE THAN ANYTHING ELSE
ONLY IN THE MADISON SCHOOL DISTRICT COULD A PERSONAL SQUABBLE END UP IN COURT
FOR ONCE, BIG BUSINESS AND EDUCATORS ARE IN CONCERT. BUT WILL LAWMAKERS FACE THE MUSIC
THE STRUGGLE BETWEEN ENVIRONMENTALISTS AND INDUSTRY OVER PRIVATE PROPERTY RIGHTS HAS TAKEN ON A RELIGIOUS FERVOR
NEW TIMES HIRES MANAGING EDITOR; BODNEY JOINS LAW FIRM
SHOT DOWN BY THE FEDS, TOMMY MAGGIORE REFLECTS ON AN EQUAL-OPPORTUNITY SPAGHETTI WESTERN