Florence is exploring the purchase of Johnson Utilities, one of the largest private water and sewer companies in Arizona, which services the San Tan Valley and parts of the town. Some of the players involved are talking about the potential sale as a done deal. But there remain numerous unanswered q ... More >>
Joseph Hui , an Arizona State University engineering researcher, is more educated than we are about energy issues, as he reminded us in a recent email exchange. But we can't help but stick to our "uneducated" opinions when it comes to some of his claims. Like his prediction that in 10 years, power ... 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 >>
The Don Stapley Legal Defense Fund had a "fair amount of return" from a recent fund-raising letter, says one of the fund's trustees, Betsey Bayless (above).But the support for the Maricopa County Supervisor under indictment hasn't come without raising some suspicions. Bayless, like other trustees of ... More >>
Media create controversy in otherwise clean campaign
Can Tom Liddy use his father's notoriety to break into Congress?
For the week of 06-15-2000
WOULD-BE POWER COUPLE TOM AND LINDA RAWLES WANT VOTES MORE THAN ANYTHING ELSE
COUNTY MANAGER ROY PEDERSON HAS FIRED OR TRANSFERRED ALMOST ALL HIS TOP ADMINISTRATORS. SOME ARE TERRORIZED. SOME ARE SUING.