Councilman Claude MattoxThe Fiesta Bowl fiasco has raised questions about elected officials' judgement in pocketing tickets and travel to football games, especially when those sports organizations inevitably wind up before those same officials asking for financial support.Now, as Arizona pre ... More >>
Maria BaierWhen the Phoenix City Council gathers this afternoon to choose a replacement for outgoing Councilwoman Maria Baier, they'll have a wealth of candidates to choose from: A total of 19 applicants are seeking the job.The frontrunner, we suspect, is Jon C. Altmann. Altmann, a Navy veteran and ... More >>
This is not your next councilman ... but they do share a name.
Governor Jan Brewer may have little-to-no-clout with her fellow Republicans at the Statehouse -- she's had to sue them just to get their budget proposal (and even that didn't work).
But Brewer still, apparently, has clout at Phoenix Ci ... 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 >>