Attorney General Tom Horne's getting the band back together. Yep, with 2014 'round the corner, the Man Who Knows No Shame, is relying on a little help from the same crowd who got him over the finish line in 2010, specifically, attorney Mark Goldman and former Governor Fife Symington. Both Goldman ... More >>
We first came upon John Dowd when he represented Major League Baseball in the Pete Rose scandal. Dowd was the consummate Washington D.C. bigtimer who could bloviate with the best (or the worst) of `em. (If you have trouble viewing this clip, try Firefox). At least a few readers may remember ... More >>
Arizona Republic clip of "Phoenix Lights" Remember when many Phoenicians saw UFOs? Even former Governor Fife Symington eventually fessed up to seeing the giant, V-shaped formation of lights cruising slowly through the sky The so-called "Phoenix lights, appeared suddenly on the night of ... More >>
Lopping off heads of state in Tempe
The grass has got to be greener someplace else
The blarney-lovin' buzzard's craw is full o' scuttlebutt from Covance's monkeyshines, trigger-happy Tasers, and Jello Biafra's Stinkweeds wig-out
Don't bother, they're here. After a decade of voter-mandated reform, the Arizona Legislature is as out of touch as ever
State leaders can't stomach the truth -- Arizonans need to be taxed more, and right away!
Justice Stanley Feldman has ruled the Arizona legal scene for years. But now he's gone. And Governor Janet Napolitano has some important decisions to make.
From the week of July 8, 1999
Jane wins--now will she finally dump the Granny Hull act and spring into action?
John Kaites and Tom McGovern John McCain's and Grant Woods' hand-picked candidates for attorney general are duking it out like schoolboys, while the Dems' Janet Napolitano goes to school on them
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,
Meet Jane Hull. She's probably your next governor.
Jim Irvin is poised to give the GOP a Corporation Commission majority for the first time in a decade. If that happens, Democratic activist Barbara Sherman and her mentor, Commission chairman Renz Jennings, will both wind up losers.
Amnesty International's Dr. Daniel Georges-Abeyie coolly argues the case against capital punishment in our hang-'em-high state
Trivial and meretricious bills crowd the Legislature's final days
For month after month, Phoenix news reporters repeated a disgruntled secretary's half-baked charges, helping County Attorney Richard Romley discredit a rival in the Attorney General's Office. The same media horde made scarcely a whimper when Romley cover
There's plenty of money in the Department of Environmental Quality budget. But crazy personnel rules keep the agency understaffed and ineffective.
WOODS AND SYMINGTON HAVE SOMETHING IN COMMON, AFTER ALL: BOTH DISCOURAGE OPEN GOVERNMENT
A GUY. A DRESS. A CAMERA. BALLEY MOVIEMAKER PAUL WILSON IS A ONE-MAN CAST OF THOUSANDS.
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?