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It may be that Arizonans know more about who is the secretary of state than the treasurer.
SAINT-EMILION, France — An FBI agent recently showed Arnaud de Laforcade a file with several labels supposedly from 1947 bottles of Chateau Cheval Blanc, one of France's finest wines. To the Saint-Emilion vineyard's CFO, they were clearly fakes — too new looking, not on the right kind of paper.
The state Court of Appeals will decide whether groups that run commercials publicly criticizing elected officials and candidates right before an election have to disclose their donors.
It’s been a great year for the Chandler business community, and for our city as a whole.
The state's charter schools are demanding more money from taxpayers, to the tune of $135 million a year.
PHOENIX — The state's limits on how much candidates can collect from donors will remain in place, at least for the time being.
In his Sunday Letter to the Editor, Mr. Rod Livdahl rages against the “Fair Tax” with an emotional vengeance. His diatribe appears to more based on feelings that facts. If he had gone to the website he should have caught the following facts.
PHOENIX — Reversing his earlier stance, Secretary of State Ken Bennett now wants to keep caps in place on what candidates can take from individuals and special interests, at least for the time being.
PHOENIX — In a slap at the federal Department of Energy, a federal appeals court on Tuesday ordered it to stop collecting fees from nuclear plant operators — including $580 million so far from Arizona utility customers — to finance a waste site that may never be built.
Education funding measures in the Chandler Unified and Higley Unified School Districts hold slim leads in the latest results from Tuesday's elections, with thousands of ballots still expected to be counted.
Gilbert School Board President Stacy Burk recently made a proposal sure to generate discussion. On a Facebook site, “Gilbert Schools Rabid Fringe,” she’s floating the following:
PHOENIX — An attorney for Republican interests asked the Arizona Supreme Court Monday to once again allow candidates to accept and donors to give more money, saying their constitutional rights are being irreparably harmed.
On Nov. 5, voters across the East Valley will vote on several items concerning additional city- and school-district funding that would add millions of dollars to continue funding education efforts or to continue city and school-district improvements.
PHOENIX — Twice defeated in congressional races and rebuffed by voters in his bid to change election laws, radio station owner Rick Murphy is now trying to become the state's chief executive.
Congress loves to brag that it is keeping taxes low by borrowing 46 percent of the money it spends to operate the U.S. government and passing the bill on to our children.
Last November the voters of Gilbert School District resoundingly defeated the override. This year, the GPS board has voted to give raises, increase the primary property tax rate, and is now asking for another tax increase, at a taxpayer cost of $328,000.
PHOENIX — Tom Horne is crowing that he's leading a GOP primary challenger and his likely Democratic foe — or at least he was.
PHOENIX — Federal workers who got time off with pay during the government shutdown won't be double dipping, at least not in Arizona.
The state Court of Appeals on Tuesday blocked enactment of a new state law allowing candidates to take a lot more money from donors.
Budget overrides for Gilbert Public Schools as well as the Chandler Unified, Higley Unified, Queen Creek Unified and Tempe Union School Districts were voted down soundly a year ago. But that isn’t stopping the five districts — and a few others in the East Valley — from giving voters another chance to keep education budgets at their current mark.
I remember when a billion used to be a number so big nobody could comprehend it, though it is still a massive number.
Owning and running a small or medium sized business is hard. I’ve been there. When you run your own business, the focus is on product, orders, sales, licenses, rent, staffing, and other issues large and small. Building a website seems like a daunting task that all too often is delayed. In fact, a majority of small businesses do not have a web site. But, businesses need to be where their customers are, and today, they are online.
PHOENIX — The state is headed into another financial hole, the combination of already approved tax cuts and required annual spending increases.
PHOENIX — The superintendent of Grand Canyon National Park said Thursday it will not reopen during the government shutdown, even if others come up with the operating cash.
ATLANTA (AP) — Sunlight is free, but if you use it to make electricity your power company wants you to pay.