A legal battle over whether Phoenix police union leaders should be able to perform union-related duties while collecting their taxpayer-funded salaries has pitted two uber-conservative groups -- Goldwater Institute and Judicial Watch -- against each other.
At the crux of the debate is Goldwater's ... More >>
While recalled ex-state Senate President Russell Pearce was away in D.C. (likely on Judicial Watch's dime) preparing for his big day before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, and, later, to hear oral arguments on Senate Bill 1070 before the U.S. Supreme Court, a different court here in Sand Land w ... More >>
The Phoenix human rights group Puente is planning a press conference and rally for Friday March 9, to protest the Phoenix Police Department's current operations order on immigration enforcement, which allows crime victims and witnesses to be questioned about their immigration status.The operations o ... More >>
Phoenix has made public portions of the logs that former Mayor Phil Gordon's security-detail once maintained to track how they spent their time.
Though much anticipated, the documents hardly read like declassified top-secret Pentagon documents. Partly because their release comes more than two years ... More >>
Judicial Watch, the Washington, D.C.-based conservative think-tank that went after Phoenix to force them to release logs maintained by Mayor Phil Gordon's security detail, is pleased with a recent court decision ordering their disclosure."Judicial Watch is excited by the ruling because it creates ... More >>
Phoenix Mayor Phil GordonPhoenix Mayor Phil Gordon, who only has about a week left in office, may be forced to release security-detail logs that track two years' worth of his movements.The Arizona Court of Appeals reversed a ruling by a Maricopa County Superior Court Judge John Rea that protected ... More >>