Arizona’s campaign finance laws need wholesale change, according to Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery. On Monday the county attorney announced he would be filing a civil action against Arizona Attorney General Tom Horne over alleged campaign violations.
Attorney General Tom Horne denies that he violated campaign finance laws. On Tuesday, Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery said he is filing a civil action against the attorney general over alleged violations during Horne’s 2010 campaign.
According to a survey of ten states with large Latino populations, Democratic candidates for federal office are spending twice as much as their Republican counterparts on Spanish-language political ads.
The latest data from Colliers International show strength in the Valley's industrial sector, but vacancies in the office market are still way above the national avergae. The third-quarter numbers show slow improvements in the amount of leased office space, especially in the suburbs of Tempe, Scottsdale and Chandler.
The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear a challenge to a federal rule maintaining roadless national forest land. The so-called "roadless rule" took effect near the end of President Bill Clinton’s term.
Intel’s former CEO, Craig Barrett, is not shy about speaking up about education reform, and the role of education and job creation in Arizona.Barrett told state leaders last spring that Arizona’s education system would have prevented his company from locating here, if it were starting fresh.
Former Arizona Congressman Sam Steiger has died in Prescott at the age of 83. From Phoenix, KJZZ’s Steve Goldstein reports…STEVE GOLDSTEIN: Steiger, a Republican, served five terms in the U.S. House before running for the Senate in 1976.
British bassist, composer and band leader, Dave Holland began on the ukelele, and found his way to the upright bass. He studied with classical teachers but listened to Ray Brown and Charles Mingus to get his sound.
The Bureau of Land Management is among the federal agencies celebrating National Public Lands Day on Saturday. That includes seven volunteer efforts in Arizona -- among them, pulling buffelgrass, restoring trails and picking up trash.
Apple CEO Tim Cook is apologizing to customers for problems encountered with their new iOS 6 Maps application. The iPhone 5, which was released last Friday, came with Apple’s new mapping app, rather than the previously installed Google Maps, but customers have complained that it’s missing locations and providing wrong directions.
Nearly 1 million SRP customers can expect slightly higher bills starting in November. The utility company’s board of directors unanimously approved a 3.9 percent rate increase Thursday. It'll average just over $6 dollars per month for residential customers.
Born in the midwest, Pat Metheny came from a trumpet playing family but just fell in love with the guitar. He changed the entire repertoire of guitar sounds used in jazz and created his own unique language and style.
Urban Outfitters Incorporated and other defendants in a case alleging Navajo tribal trademark infringement want it moved to Pennsylvania. From Phoenix, KJZZ’s Steve Goldstein has more.The Navajo Nation sued the corporations in February, alleging they violated trademarks on the Navajo name that cover clothing, footwear, textiles, online retail sales and household products.
The state’s judicial conduct commission has filed ethics charges against former Justice of the Peace Lester Pearce. The accusations stem from alleged politicking during the recall effort of his brother – former state senator Russell Pearce.
The Citizens Clean Elections Commission has approved a proposed settlement with three candidates for the Arizona Corporation Commission. From Phoenix, KJZZ’s Mark Brodie reports they had been the subject of a complaint.
Latino student education is among the top priorities of The Beat the Odds Institute. The research agency has been focused on finding ways to improve education in the last five years. The Institute is emphasizing its efforts on the education of Latino students -- now more than ever.
A new report shows that Arizona’s Hispanic population will account for $40 billion in consumer spending this year, and this number is expected to rise. The report, released by the Tucson Hispanic Chamber and the Arizona Hispanic Chamber, notes that spending will likely increase to $50 billion by 2015.
The U.S. Senate finished a marathon session over the weekend, and then members went back to their home states, where most of them will stay until Election Day, Nov. 6. When they return to Washington for a lame-duck session, there will be a long list of to-do items.
In our continuing series of conversations on Arizona’s general election races and ballot initiatives, we’re talking about Proposition 115. In the spring of 2011, a majority of lawmakers—after forging a compromise with the state’s judicial branch—moved to have voters decide whether to change some aspects of how judges are chosen in Arizona.
Robert Redford's new film is about a man lost at sea. His solo performance in "All is Lost" is getting rave reviews. He talks about that role, growing up, getting kicked out of college and starring in early episodic TV.