Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery apparently either was asked for his endorsement or offered it -- depending on whom you ask -- to Pastor Warren Stewart's District 8 campaign.
We asked Stewart's campaign, and we didn't get a straight answer at first, other than getting informed that Stewart ... More >>
I first used this illo back in 2008. Sadly, little has changed...
Almost immediately after interim Maricopa County Attorney Rick Romley's devastating loss in the GOP primary to Sheriff Joe Arpaio's pick for the position, Bill Montgomery, Democrats and disaffected Republicans ali ... More >>
Former journalist David Leibowitz is coming to City Hall.
The details aren't yet complete, but both the mayor's office and writer/PR guy David Leibowitz confirmed to New Times today that they're finalizing an agreement to have Leibowitz work for Phoenix Mayor Phil Gordon.Leibowitz will be h ... More >>
Wednesday's Elements of Hate panel discussionMayor Phil Gordon is to be congratulated for the Elements of Hate panel discussion his office organized, which took place Wednesday at the newly-renovated AE England Building at Civic Space Park in Downtown Phoenix. The ... More >>
Last year, when the city of Phoenix still had money, Earth Hour was all fun and games. Then came the recession, which forced the city to start making nine-digit budget cuts and laying off hundreds of people.
New Times has confirmed that, this year, Phoenix won't be sp ... More >>
Saying it was a "distraction," Phoenix Mayor Phil Gordon has asked supporters to back off a plan that would have kept him in the mayor's office until 2014.
The plan, first revealed by New Times in this blog, would have consolidated municipal elections in Phoenix. Currently, half th ... More >>
Hell hath no fury like Steelers fans, dissed.
One day after a Cardinals rally at Sky Harbor Airport, where Mayor Phil Gordon stomped on one of the Steelers' signature "Terrible Towels," the mayor's getting slammed on Pittsburgh talk radio -- and bombarded w ... More >>
The Arizona Cardinals are doing so well this year, the city of Phoenix is declaring Friday "Arizona Cardinals Day."
Mayor Phil Gordon, dressed for team spirit in a Cardinals jersey, will announce the proclamation at a city council meeting at 2 p.m., says his spokesman, Scott Phelps.
Team ... More >>