Councilwoman Peggy Neely stayed in a sweet suite in this oceanside Westin resort.The Fiesta Bowl hasn't been the only organization handing out goodies to public officials.The Greater Phoenix Convention and Visitors Bureau paid for Phoenix Councilwoman and mayoral wa ... More >>
Phil Gordon's media flack David Leibowitz.Apparently New Times isn't alone in trying to get Phoenix Mayor Phil Gordon to answer legitimate questions he finds tough or uncomfortable.Gordon & Co. also are blowing off Fox 10 because, according to a story posted on its Web site, Gordon ... More >>
Phoenix Mayor Phil Gordon has established a new policy: He will no longer speak personally with New Times or the Arizona Republic. He will only accept questions from the publications if reporters submit them in writing.How very Joe Arpaio-esque.What's next? Will the mayor start banning ... More >>
Frank FairbanksPhoenix Mayor Phil Gordon earlier this week defended hiring Sue Lindmeier, sister of his girlfriend's business partner, saying former Phoenix City Manager Frank Fairbanks and City Attorney Gary Verburg reviewed and approved her contract.Fairbanks, who retired i ... More >>
The Mesa Historical Museum will close early next year because of lack of revenue and city funding. The museum's exhibits will be moved to other places, including the Arizona Museum for Youth, where the exhibit "Play Ball: The Cactus League Experience" will be moved...An illegal immigrant who was ... More >>
You're the city's chief spokesman, home on administrative leave for allegations your bosses won't specify to the public. A reporter calls, and you tell him you don't want to say why you were put on leave. And then you say, out of the blue, "In my career, I have never touched anyone inap ... More >>
Judicial Watch, a non-profit group based in Washington D.C., wants the state Attorney General's Office to find a way to reduce the paycheck of Police Chief Jack Harris.
The group wrote a letter to Attorney General Terry Goddard recently, asking him to file a lawsuit against the Phoenix Pol ... More >>
This just in from the City of Phoenix -- Frank Fairbanks, who has been City Manager for nearly 20 years, is retiring.
The country's fifth-largest city will begin a nationwide search for his replacement.
The city put out a long news release about this notable change in administration:
Longtime ... More >>