Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery is holding a press conference this morning to announce the findings of an eight-month investigation into elected officials who received gifts from the allegedly corrupt Fiesta Bowl organization.It's unclear what Montgomery will announce -- the Arizona Repu ... More >>
Natalie Wisneski, the former chief operating officer for the Fiesta Bowl, was in a Phoenix U.S. District Court this morning where she pleaded not guilty to multiple charges that she was involved in a scam to make illegal campaign contributions to several federal, state, and local political candid ... More >>
Natalie Wisneski, the former chief operating officer for the Fiesta Bowl, has been indicted in federal court on charges that she tried to cover up illegal campaign contributions by bowl employees, and that she filed false financial records, the U.S. Attorney's Office announced today.Wisneski is t ... More >>
By now you probably know about the Fiesta Bowl's decision to ax CEO John Junker following an internal investigation into how he was spending the organization's money, but it's the alleged illegal contributions to the campaigns of Valley politicos that has Arizona Democrats fuming.Junker, the ... More >>
Here's something that was expected from the Fiesta Bowl: Oklahoma beating Connecticut by 28 points. Here's something unexpected from the Fiesta Bowl: Their employees have allegedly been running a scheme to reimburse illegal campaign contributions (among other accounts of contemptuous courtship w ... More >>
Pearce's big money-grab, and it's all legalTo cop a line from the Notorious B.I.G., "Gimme the loot! Gimme the loot!"That's what Republican state Senate President-elect Russell Pearce might as well be saying with a recent e-mail announcing a fundraiser on January 7, 2011, just three days before Ariz ... More >>
Governor Napolitano made CPS reform a top priority. But it's been a tough four years
Letters from the week of March 6, 2003
Arizona's child welfare system is perpetually in disarray. Now, Governor Janet Napolitano wants to save the children. But can anyone sort out this political and financial mess?
State's on-call workers hope to collect for unringing phones
Plagued with major maintenance and financial problems, ASU's decrepit residence halls fail to make the grade
William Bennett and the right make might at a Scottsdale resort
This is not the way your grandfather learned English
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.
State Department of Administration gives own accountants $5,500 raises, stiffs other bean counters