Arizona Congressman Trent Franks introduced -- again -- legislation on Tuesday that, if signed into law, effectively would prevent the Tohono O'odham Nation from building a casino in the West Valley. There are a few bits about H.R. 1410, this latest bill, that are worth pointing out. See also: Tre ... More >>
The eyebrow-raising part of the newly-released "Reporter's Guide to the Goldwater Institute," isn't that GI's executives make lavish six-figure salaries working for a non-profit 501c3, or that the Goldwater Institute is, according to the report, a tool of the Koch bothers and the American Legislativ ... More >>
Brewer's "special session" was a major dudThe state Legislature recessed indefinitely today from its special session without making a minor change in state law that would allow some 45,000 jobless Arizonans to continue receiving unemployment checks.Around 15,000 out-of-work Sand Landers will receive ... More >>
Winning ambulance contracts? It's all about who you know. (Unless it's about the dirt they've got on you.)
Cases from around the state illustrate university employees' unhappy encounters with whistleblowing
Questions surround death of charismatic Yavapai leader
Bill Dereschuk is one pensioner who wants Symington to prevail in his bankruptcy case
Arizona's low salaries, high turnover plague the worst-paid state employees in the country
The expose told of a newly discovered "confidential settlement" that has an impact on Symington's bankruptcy case. But the Republic itself had reported the settlement--in 1994.
Foes of the Sumitomo facility continue to dig up inconsistencies in the process
THERE'S A LAW THAT PROTECTS GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES WHO REPORT WASTE AND ABUSE. USUALLY. WELL, SOMETIMES. ACTUALLY . . . ALMOST NEVER.
AT PALO VERDE, IT'S OPEN SEASON ON WHISTLE-BLOWERS
J.D. RAN HIMSELF UP A FLAGPOLE. BUT NOBODY SALUTED.