A young Jack Rose, years before he put together the deal for the Goodyear Ballpark.â€‹Jack Rose, the man who put together the deal to bring the Cleveland Indians and Cincinnati Reds to Goodyear for spring training, only to be driven from the project under a cloud of suspicion, has been charged ... More >>
In these harsh economic times, it's easy to start crying. But yesterday, while perusing the unpaid bills of the West Valley's fallen bigshot developer, Jack Rose (pictured), we found ourselves laughing. Rose, as loyal New Times readers will remember, was the boy wonder whose gree ... More >>
By Sarah Fenske For anyone who's been watching the collapse of Jack Rose's West Valley empire, here's an interesting piece of news: The notorious entrepreneur has resigned from the bank he helped to charter. Candace Wiest, the president/CEO of West Valley National Bank, confirmed in a phone call t ... More >>
Husband-wife politicos are helping themselves at the expense of the elderly and infirm
Federal judge questions DOC chief's credibility
Napolitano and Goddard exhibit cowardly conduct in the polygamy probe
Jim Irvin should give up using taxpayers' money as a political football
Make downtown attractive to locals, not to outsiders wearing knee socks and nametags. It only makes sense.
It's time for legislators to give disgraced Corporation Commissioner Jim Irvin the boot
Governor Napolitano should be mad at herself for this lame political ploy
You know it was a weird election if The Spike is actually missing John McCain
It's entirely possible that this great country desperately needs a dunderhead just now
Jack Rose was a golden boy, a precocious businessman and political insider. Then he ran into a buzz saw at the Arizona Corporation Commission.
As bankruptcy looms for BFA, questions arise about overseers' possible conflicts
From the week of February 2, 1999
Arizonans will be asked to pay a share of $45.1 million retirement packages for three U S West executives
An underfunded Democrat takes on a powerful Republican in a quest for the state's least-sexy elected office
Top state officials clash over Salt River Project
Tom Bearup helped elect Joe Arpaio and mold the myth of "America's Toughest Sheriff." Now the former executive in the Sheriff's Office is convinced he was wrong.
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.