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Proposed truck plant in Coolidge will benefit Eloy school district

Posted by   /  September 17, 2018  /  Economy, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

  Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Saint Holdings as the landowner By Heather Smathers | Eloy Enterprise A proposed semi-truck manufacturing plant in Coolidge could be a tax boon for an Eloy school district. On Thursday board members for the Santa Cruz Valley Union High School District approved supporting a Foreign Trade Zone designation for […]

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District 8 candidate talks light rail, economic development

Posted by   /  September 17, 2018  /  2018 Elections, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

  By Jose Ivan Cazares | Desert Devil Michael Langley first became enamored with the people of Phoenix when he participated in the Fiesta Bowl as an undergraduate at the University of Miami. After moving to the state to complete his EMBA at the University of Arizona, he officially settled in the city. Now the […]

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Flake opposes quick vote on Kavanaugh, putting confirmation in doubt

Posted by   /  September 16, 2018  /  Courts/Law, Featured News, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

  And Bob Corker urges the vote on the Supreme Court nominee to be postponed By Burgess Everett | POLITICO Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court hit a serious roadblock Sunday night, as GOP Senate Judiciary Committee member Jeff Flake said he is uncomfortable voting to advance Kavanaugh’s nomination later this week after the […]

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[OPINION] Journalistic corruption in the Arizona Senate race

Posted by   /  September 16, 2018  /  Government and Politics, Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

Website smears Sinema with doctored photo (Editor’s note: Opinion pieces are published for discussions purposes only.) By Phil Riske | Senior Reporter/Writer The Arizona Daily Independent (ADI) says it is a dedicated team of citizen journalists and subject experts solely funded by the financial support of the general public.” Who are they? Don’t bother looking, you won’t find […]

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Scottsdale City Council candidates talk future of economic development

Posted by   /  September 15, 2018  /  2018 Elections, Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Terrance Thornton | Scottsdale Independent Scottsdale voters will elect three people to serve as members of Scottsdale City Council on Tuesday, Nov. 6. This election year features five candidates seeking three City Council seats. The incumbents are: Kathy Littlefield, David Smith and Linda Milhaven; meanwhile, the challengers are Bill Crawford and Solange Whitehead. In […]

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Government agendas for week of Sept. 17 – Sept. 21, 2018

Posted by   /  September 14, 2018  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

Cities and Towns: 9-19 Phoenix Council Meeting 9-20 Phoenix ZA Hearing 9-17 Buckeye Council Special Meeting 9-18 Buckeye Council Meeting 9-17 Apache Junction Work Session 9-18 Apache Junction Council Meeting 9-17 Avondale Council Meeting and Work Session 9-20 Avondale Planning Commission 9-17 Casa Grande Council Meeting 9-17 Cave Creek Council Meeting 9-19 Eloy Planning Commission […]

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Grijalva, Bishop craft surprise deal to save fund for public lands

Posted by   /  September 14, 2018  /  Government and Politics, Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Alexis Egeland | Cronkite News A House committee unanimously approved a surprise, bipartisan plan to save a popular land conservation fund Thursday, just weeks before it was set to expire. Reauthorization of the $900 million Land and Water Conservation Fund had stalled as the Republican chairman of the House Natural Resources Committee and the panel’s […]

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Litchfield Park officials take part in League’s conference

Posted by   /  September 14, 2018  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

  West Valley View More than 1,000 city and town officials, legislators, business leaders and guests from across the state recently gathered in Phoenix for the League of Arizona Cities and Towns’ annual conference at the Phoenician. Among those in attendance were Litchfield Park Mayor Tom Schoaf, Vice Mayor Paul Faith, Councilwoman Ann Donahue and […]

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2 veteran Arizona political reporters missing in action

Posted by   /  September 13, 2018  /  Government and Politics, Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

By Phil Riske | Senior Reporter/Writer Within several weeks of each other, two long-time reporters who covered Arizona government and state politics left their posts for a yet undisclosed place. Jim Small, who held nearly every newsroom position over a decade at Arizona Capitol Times (ACIR) left there for the then-startup of Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting, which […]

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John McCain’s family upset he’s featured in new attack ad aimed at Ann Kirkpatrick

Posted by   /  September 13, 2018  /  Government and Politics, Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

By Joe Ferguson | Arizona Daily Star A new ad appearing on television Wednesay paid for by the National Republican Congressional Committee, is being criticized by John McCain’s family for using an old video to criticize former Congresswoman Ann Kirkpatrick. “The McCain family believes it is unfortunate that the senator’s image is being weaponized this […]

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