State Treasurer Doug Ducey cruised to an easy win last night for the Republican nomination for Arizona governor, and will take on Democrat Fred DuVal in November. The results were not so good for another pair of Republicans in state government -- scandal-plagued Attorney General Tom Horne lost his ... More >>
Arizona Public Service's apparent "dark-money" spending for two Arizona Corporation Commission members appears to have paid off. Four Republican candidates were vying for two open seats on the commission in tonight's primary election, and the two who APS allegedly preferred were comfortably in the ... More >>
Marie Lopez Rogers, Avondale's former mayor, is running for a seat on the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors -- and a unanimous decision today by board supervisors to appoint her temporarily to the board just gave her campaign a major boost. The seat on the board was left vacant by Supervisor Ma ... More >>
Voters turned out the lights on the self-described "solar team" of three Democrats who hoped to control the Arizona Corporation Commission. The commission, which regulates public utilities, corporations, securities, railways and pipelines, will be dominated by an all-Republican membership for at lea ... More >>
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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 >>
So I had a load of photos left over from last week's two state party reorganization meetings, and I figured you might want view these as added illustrations for this week's Bird column. Think of it as porn for political junkies, though thankfully everyone has their clothes on. Reminds me of that lin ... More >>
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If Stump wins, though, that might not be the last we hear of George in this election cycle.
Last night, local bands rocked the SRC Fields at ASU to show their support for solar power. Phoenix rock band Shawn Johnson & The Foundation, Tempe funksters Fred Green, and spoken word artist Jamal a.k.a. i-Dee brought ... More >>
By Ray Stern Two Democrats will add to the mix on the five-member Arizona Corporation Commission, which previously had been an all-Republican affair. Tuesday's election filled three empty seats on the commission. Sandra Kennedy, a small business owner and former state lawmaker, and Paul Newman (p ... More >>
Black Theatre Troupe delivers a poor rendition of God's Trombones
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Legislators want closer scrutiny of BOMEX, but the medical board will seek more secrecy
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