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Rep. Raul Grijalva to investigate whistleblower’s claims about Vigneto project

Posted by   /  May 13, 2019  /  Government and Politics, Real Estate  /  No Comments

The Dragoon Mountains loom over the San Pedro Riparian Area near St. David. The Villages at Vigneto development would put 28,000 homes, along with retail and recreational facilities, on more than 12,000 acres near the San Pedro River. / Mike Christy / Arizona Daily Star  By Tony Davis | Arizona Daily Star U.S. Rep. Raúl […]

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[REGIONAL NEWS] Salt Lake City should have a ‘more equitable’ role in the inland port — and that could take legislation, board chairman says

Posted by   /  May 12, 2019  /  Government and Politics, Regional News  /  No Comments

By Taylor Stevens | The Salt Lake Tribune Derek Miller, President and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance and board chairman of the Inland Port Authority Board/Francisco Kjolseth /Tribune file photo Inland Port Authority Board Chairman Derek Miller says there may be a need for legislation to give Salt Lake City a […]

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SNL tests loyalty with Trump defenders

Posted by   /  May 12, 2019  /  Government and Politics, Media and Entertainment  /  No Comments

NBC Chuck Todd (Kyle Mooney) interviews Senators Lindsey Graham (Kate McKinnon), Susan Collins (Cecily Strong) and Mitch McConnell (Beck Bennett) about supporting President Trump.

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Arizona among states spending big on make-or-break 2020 census

Posted by   /  May 11, 2019  /  Courts/Law, Government and Politics, Immigration  /  No Comments

People gather outside the Supreme Court in April to protest the Trump administration’s census citizenship question. The question will lead to inaccurate population counts, opponents say. /Win McNamee/Getty Images file photo California has already allocated $100 million as citizenship question looms By Jacob Fischler | Roll Call Freed from the budget constraints that dogged them […]

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New Denomination of U.S. Currency: Rose Law Group Notable Photo

Posted by   /  May 11, 2019  /  Government and Politics, PHOTOS/CARTOONS  /  No Comments

Rep. Billy Long, R-Mo., shows off his $45 Trump bills after participating in a press conference on national security outside of the Capitol on Thursday. /Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call

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Rep. Grijalva: House panel considering subpoenas for Interior information

Posted by   /  May 11, 2019  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

 “Those are discussions that are occurring, but I can’t give you a timeline or if we have an okay from everybody at this point,” Rep. Raúl Grijalva told POLITICO. / Alex Edelman/Getty Images By Anthony Adragna and Ben Lefebvre | POLITICO Chairman Raúl Grijalva said on Friday Democrats on the House Natural Resources Committee are […]

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Ahwatukee leader John McComish’s new role: retiree

Posted by   /  May 11, 2019  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

John and Karen McComish can put aside the demands of public life and enjoy traveling and visiting their grandchildren./Pablo Robles/AFN Staff Photographer By Paul Maryniak | Ahwatukee Foothills News He’s been a restaurant worker, a corporate leader, a small business owner, legislator and judge, and now John McComish is getting used to a new occupation […]

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Tempe construction firm files 2 protests over border wall contracts

Posted by   /  May 11, 2019  /  Government and Politics, Immigration  /  No Comments

At the firm’s demonstration site in Coolidge, Fisher Industries has shown members of Congress and Homeland Security officials how it can build 218 miles of barriers, with roads and security technology, for $3.31 billion./KTAR News Photo/Peter Samore By Peter Samore | KTAR A Valley construction firm filed two protests with the Government Accountability Office, claiming […]

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Government agendas for week of May 13 – 17th, 2019

Posted by   /  May 10, 2019  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

Cities and Towns: 5-15 Phoenix council meeting 5-16 Phoenix ZA hearing 5-15 Casa Grande study session 5-16 Cave Creek P&Z commission 5-13 Coolidge study session 5-13 Coolidge council meeting 5-13 Florence special session 5-16 Florence P&Z commission 5-16 Gilbert council meeting 5-16 Mesa study session – Agenda not available 5-15 Page council meeting 5-13 Safford […]

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Chandler best in U.S. to achieve one’s dreams, Hartke tells chamber

Posted by   /  May 10, 2019  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

Terri Kimble, president and CEO of Chandler Chamber of Commerce, alongside Chandler Mayor Kevin Hartke, addressed local business and community concerns in a Q & A session at the chamber. / Photo by Joyce Coronel / Wrangler News By Joyce Coronel | Wrangler News Autonomous vehicles, rubberized asphalt, housing, the environment and new businesses were […]

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