Lyndon Rive, CEO of SolarCity, apologized to the Arizona Corporation Commission this week after one of his employees spread misinformation to customers. The flap began about 11 p.m. on July 31, records show, when SolarCity sales consultant Doyle Dreesen sent a breathless email to an unknown number ... More >>
Voters turned out the lights on the self-described "solar team" of three Democrats who hoped to control the Arizona Corporation Commission. The commission, which regulates public utilities, corporations, securities, railways and pipelines, will be dominated by an all-Republican membership for at lea ... More >>
Wow.We've been known to scratch our heads at the Arizona Republic's unwillingness to call a spade a spade -- or even refer to said spade with a polite euphemism. But a recent editorial in the paper's Ahwatukee community edition may take the cake as the daily's most misguided, misleading, and ... More >>
Congress and President Obama have given "National Scenic Trail" Designation to the 807-mile Arizona Trail, bestowing extra protection and attention on the 21-year-old route. For local residents, this is just one more reminder that the trail awaits your bootprints. On cool spring days, fe ... More >>
It seems likely that George, formerly known as Sam Vagenas, will be left in the dust as more Maricopa votes get counted.
If Stump wins, though, that might not be the last we hear of George in this election cycle.
By Ray Stern Two Democrats will add to the mix on the five-member Arizona Corporation Commission, which previously had been an all-Republican affair. Tuesday's election filled three empty seats on the commission. Sandra Kennedy, a small business owner and former state lawmaker, and Paul Newman (p ... More >>
The Valley's bid for the Big Game may be derailed by five missing tortoise babies
You know it was a weird election if The Spike is actually missing John McCain
Political party celebrates Sheriff Joe's sweet 70
Team owner Ellman skates over financial inquiries
It's entirely possible that this great country desperately needs a dunderhead just now
Anthrax vaccine opponents are finding more allies in Congress
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.
Governor Hull says it's time for inclusiveness in politics. Environmentalists say she won't give them the time of day.
Who's angling for what, and against whom
In the sixth congressional district, J.D. Hayworth and Steve Owens have run campaigns so devoid of content it's almost scary
ARIZONA'S REPUBLICAN LEADERS WANT THE STATE TO BUCK FEDERAL LAWS ON CFC PRODUCTION. THAT'S WHAT HAPPENS WHEN WEIRD SCIENCE MIXES WITH WACKY POLITICS.
LAND BATTLE PITS REP. JON KYL (R-DEL WEBB CORP.) AGAINST REP. JIM BILBRAY (D-SUMMA CORP.)
He's already the state's GOP power broker. He'll soon be Arizona's senior senator. Will the volatile John McCain Rule by fear or respect?
EIGHT-TERM REPRESENTATIVE BOB STUMP STANDS TO BECOME THE SENIOR MEMBER OF THE ARIZONA DELEGATION. SO HOW COME YOU'VE NEVER HEARD OF HIM?