The Don Stapley Legal Defense Fund had a "fair amount of return" from a recent fund-raising letter, says one of the fund's trustees, Betsey Bayless (above).But the support for the Maricopa County Supervisor under indictment hasn't come without raising some suspicions. Bayless, like other trustees of ... More >>
Members of a trust fund set up to help pay legal expenses of embattled County Supervisor Don Stapley are being systematically harassed by deputies. Mark Flatten, (one of the few remaining reporters at the gutted East Valley Tribune), broke the latest chapter in the Stapley saga this morning. It ... More >>
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Local party promoter trademarks black hooker slang
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Far-flung government bond fiasco dubbed "Son of Maricopa"
Stadium district anted $1 million that the team was supposed to pay up-front
With the Humane Society refusing to accept healthy stray dogs, the county pound is expected to overflow
THE COUNTY WANTS TO DISBAND IT. THE CHAIRMAN SAYS IT JUST NEEDS BETTER SPIN CONTROL. BUT MANY PROBLEMS AT THE VALLEY'S REGIONAL PLANNING AGENCY COULD BE SOLVED BY COMMON-SENSE REFORM.
REPUBLIC REPORTER LOSES JOB AFTER ASSUMING THE IDENTITY OF A PROMINENT ATTORNEY
SECURITIES OFFICIALS INVESTIGATING WHETHER COUNTY HID DEBT AND DECEIVED INVESTORS
PHOENIX'S MAYORAL CAMPAIGN OFFERS NEITHER INSPIRING VISION NOR CONCRETE PROPOSALS. WHAT IT OFFERS IS SKIP OR LINDA.
MARICOPA COUNTY CONTINUES TO STRUGGLE WITH A FINANCIAL CRISIS OF ITS OWN MAKING. WE ALREADY KNOW THAT TOP COUNTY OFFICIALS--NOTABLY THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS--LIED TO TAXPAYERS ABOUT THE ENORMITY OF THE PROBLEM. NOW NEW TIMES HAS LEARNED THAT THE COUNTY AL
IT'S GOING TO TAKE A LOT MORE THAN PEANUTS AND CRACKER JACK TO BUY THE LAND FOR THE DOWNTOWN STADIUM.
COUNTY'S ANIMAL-CONTROL ORDINANCE STALLED; DIVISION CHIEF ASKED TO RESIGN
MARICOPA COUNTY IS SCRAPPING A BRAND-NEW, VERY EXPENSIVE COMPUTER SYSTEM SO IT CAN BUY---SURPRISE!---ANOTHER NEW, EXPENSIVE COMPUTER SYSTEM