Anti-union sentiments among Arizona's conservative politicos aren't letting up. Four anti-union bills aimed at thwarting unions' existence in the public sector sailed out of the Senate's Government Reform committee on Wednesday.
Wes Gullett Wes Gullett's has built his mayoral campaign on being an outsider, not part of the status quo and on not being beholden to "big labor," that is unions.In fact, Camp Gullett put out a press release today knocking Greg Stanton for winning the endorsement of the firefighters' union. One ... More >>
Thelda WilliamsPhoenix Councilwoman Thelda Williams tells New Times that she isn't part of a private committee pulled together by Councilman Sal DiCiccio, Pete Gorraiz, the president of the firefighters' union, and Billy Shields, a Phoenix lobbyist and former head of the fire union."I was just on ... More >>
An influential group of individuals -- including three elected Phoenix officials, members of the Goldwater Institute and the firefighters' union boss -- have been quietly meeting over the past month and developing strategies on how to change city government.It's unclear what will ultimately emerg ... More >>
Claude Mattox Although Phoenix Mayor Phil Gordon doesn't leave office for another year and half, political wonks already are speculating about the final lineup of candidates for the 2011 mayor's race.Former Attorney General Grant Woods? Arizona Democrat Jim Pederson? Deputy Attorn ... More >>
Firefighters union boss Billy Shields screwed up. Now, he's ticked off Phoenix's most powerful law firm