Arizona has had more than its fair share of bad characters in the governor's chair for too many years. Ev Mecham: Impeached. Fife Symington: Convicted. Jane Hull: Alt Fuels. Napolitano: Credit Card's Maxed Out -- Time to Quit. Now we've got these bozos to choose from.
Prominent attorney withdraws from boot-camp murder case over unpaid fees
Letters from the week of January 16, 2003
Justice Department examines conditions at state youth facilities
While the public sleeps, the fix is in to turn our state into a power farm for Mexico
From the week of January 3, 2002
Deep cuts proposed to state budget set up bleak future for Arizonans
Governor Jane Dee Hull
Governor's budget knife forces state habitat restoration fund onto endangered list
Reeking havoc, Phoenix style, in the 12 months the millennium forgot
It's entirely possible that this great country desperately needs a dunderhead just now
Consumers are rushing to get in on the state's new bi-fuel rebate program
Consumers clamor for big state bucks under alternative-fuel incentive program
My assignment tracking Governor Hull across the pond was a real riot
Governor Hull says it's time for inclusiveness in politics. Environmentalists say she won't give them the time of day.
Arizona political leaders know the answers but can't seem to pass the violence-prevention test
Already, the state's grand plan for halting urban sprawl appears doomed
Thanks to gubernatorial neglect, Hull's ambitious agenda is going nowhere
Discord between GOP lawmakers and the governor is just one reason the budget battle might get ugly.
Jane wins--now will she finally dump the Granny Hull act and spring into action?
Gubernatorial candidates have been playing the usual political game. One of them lost a long time ago.
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.
Democrat makes a good point, but overplays his hand in questioning Hull's Nevada ties
Are Arizona candidates out to deceive?
The state's unabashed enthusiasm for charter schools stops at the borders of Indian reservations
Government gears up for an onslaught of Flower Children
The Arizona State Board of Medical Examiners is failing to protect the public from potentially dangerous doctors
Clinton won, Fife lost, and now state Dems have high hopes for '98. But they're in for a wild-ass ride
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.
Meet Jane Hull. She's probably your next governor.