Letters from the week of March 3, 2005
Jerry Brady predicts that al-Qaida will be coming to a power line near you
Activist passionate about his causes
Jack Rose was a golden boy, a precocious businessman and political insider. Then he ran into a buzz saw at the Arizona Corporation Commission.
An underfunded Democrat takes on a powerful Republican in a quest for the state's least-sexy elected office
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
Cheer and flag clothing on the campaign trail, 1998
Despite an unremarkable demeanor, public-interest lawyer Tim Hogan has a nose for trouble and a knack with judges
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.
In Pine and Strawberry, the groundwater runs down to Phoenix. Now water reserves are shrinking, the two paradisiacal Mogollon Rim hamlets are drying out--and hardly anyone wants to admit it.
Since the Great Depression, Izora Hill has helped the mentally ill, raised five children, worked as a cook, a teacher, a laundress and a janitor, invested in real estate, run for office, advised political leaders and spied on them. She achieved success as
STATE LAWMAKERS SOLVED MANY PROBLEMS THIS SESSION. UNFORTUNATELY,MOST OF THE PROBLEMS WERE BIG BUSINESSES'.
GUBERNATORIAL HOPEFUL EDDIE BASHA IS KNOWN AS A PHILANTHROPIST AND A CRUSADER FOR EDUCATION. WHAT HE'S NOT KNOW AS IS A DEMOCRAT
TO RETAIN HIS SEAT ON THE COMMISSION, CHAIRMAN JENNINGS TAKES HIS GLOVES OFF AND BATTLES TURNBUCHLE TOM
Experts say Arizona would be lucky if an outsider bought its largest utility company