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
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.
Transit-plan backers say they see a bus in your future--so how come they've been working on the railroad?
Industries get a big say in rewrite of water-pollution laws; public may pick up tab
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.
Republican revolutionaries want environmental regulators who cooperate with business. Those who enforce Arizona's groundwater laws have to cooperate; there are too few of them to do much else.
IF YOU'D LIKE TO GIVE INDUSTRY FREE REIN OVER ARIZONA'S NATURAL RESOURCES, YOU'LL LOVE THESE POLITICIANS
WITH PROPOSITION 300--THE PRIVATE-PROPERTY-RIGHTS MEASURE--ARIZONA ONCE AGAIN BECOMES A BATTLEGROUND FOR A NATIONAL RIGHT-WING CRUSADE