What's interesting about the result of the primary races in the newly drawn Ninth Congressional District is not that Republican Vernon Parker and Democrat Kirsten Sinema won their respective primaries. Rather it's that taken together, those primaries offer a textbook example of why the so-called Top ... More >>
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Mayor Gordon is paying -- and dating -- his fundraiser, Elissa Mullany.Phoenix Mayor Phil Gordon hasn't needed to raise money since he waltzed to reelection in the fall of 2007, leaving a war chest stocked with $370,000. Yet in the last two years, Gordon has paid his chief fundraiser big bu ... More >>
Time is running out to restore Tovrea Castle with its historic grounds intact
The cryptic savior of historic downtown structures says he'll raze his classic PUHS buildings before he'll lose his investment
Derrick Lee is the most powerful political figure you've never heard of
Jack Rose was a golden boy, a precocious businessman and political insider. Then he ran into a buzz saw at the Arizona Corporation Commission.
Arizona political leaders know the answers but can't seem to pass the violence-prevention test
Who's angling for what, and against whom
Twenty years ago-- as gangs began their rise in the valley-shortsighted civic leaders slashed youth programs. Today's troubled kids are still paying the price.
The best-run city on Earth may turn the Marriott rip-off into a cause celebre
While the governor finally asserts herself, the state Democratic party splinters further
For years, House minority leader Art Hamilton has used every trick in the book--the House rules book--to influence the Republican majority; now he's running for secretary of state
Jeff Ofstedahl became the Valley's most visible gay activist, turned Echo Magazine into a political force, and carefully planned his departure for four months of sailing and finishing a novel. Then his doctor called.
Cheer and flag clothing on the campaign trail, 1998
Other Valley cities wonder whether Phoenix's water treatment practices increase the odds for an outbreak of a waterborne disease. It's called Crypto and it can kill.
THE COUNTY WANTS TO DISBAND IT. THE CHAIRMAN SAYS IT JUST NEEDS BETTER SPIN CONTROL. BUT MANY PROBLEMS AT THE VALLEY'S REGIONAL PLANNING AGENCY COULD BE SOLVED BY COMMON-SENSE REFORM.
AFTER DECADES OF DECLINE AND A REAL ESTATE BUST, TERRY GODDARD AND OTHER RESIDENTS OF THE ROOSEVELT NEIGHBORHOOD ARE REKINDLING VISIONS OF GRANDEUR. HOWEVER, THERE IS NO ROOM IN THE VISION FOR THE INNER CITY'S BEST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL.
AGAINST THE ADVICE OF CITY STAFF, INTERIM MAYOR THELDA WILLIAMS IS WORKING TO PUT HUNDREDS OF HOMES IN AN AIRPORT INCUSTRIAL PARK. BY THE WAY: ONE OF FRIENDS WIL MAKE $200,000 IF THE DEAL GOES THROUGH.
THE STATE HAD GRAND HOPES FOR DEVELOPING ITS $80 MILLION ISLE IN LAKE HAVASU. IT'S BEEN A REAL BEACH.
AN ESTIMATED $250 MILLION IN TAXES WILL HELP BUILD A DOMED STADIUM. HERE'S WHAT ELSE IT COULD PAY FOR.
GUBERNATORIAL HOPEFUL EDDIE BASHA IS KNOWN AS A PHILANTHROPIST AND A CRUSADER FOR EDUCATION. WHAT HE'S NOT KNOW AS IS A DEMOCRAT
RECYCLING MADE EASY! PHOENIX PROGRAM SPOTLIGHTS CA ALCADE OF TRASH.
WAIT 'TIL SQUARE ONE BECOMES A PARKING LOT
AS AMERICA WEST GOES, SO GO PHOENIC AND TEMPE? GULP.