On Thursday, a state panel chaired by Governor Jan Brewer approved a swap of state trust land in north Phoenix that she expects to be one of the final steps in creating the Arizona Biomedical Corridor.
More than a century ago people came to the hot, dry Phoenix climate to recover from all sorts of pulmonary ailments…tuberculosis, for instance. Today, one of the places that was popular back then became a town of its own.
Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake is getting a new title: reality TV star. The Discovery Channel recently filmed Flake and Democratic New Mexico Sen. Martin Heinrich as they lived for a week on a deserted island.
The judge presiding over the racial profiling case against Maricopa County Sheriff's Office has awarded the plaintiffs attorneys $4.4 million dollars in fees and expenses. Maricopa County must pick up the tab.
The Arizona Citizens Clean Elections Commission said it looks like evidence supports allegations that Attorney General Tom Horne used his staff to do campaign work on state time. The commission is moving ahead with its investigation to find out if Horne violated campaign law.
The Arizona Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Wednesday took the rare step of endorsing a Democrat for a statewide elected office, with the Republican-leaning group endorsing David Garcia as Superintendent of Public Instruction over GOP candidate Diane Douglas.