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The Clean Elections Commission concluded Thursday there's enough evidence to suggest that Attorney General Tom Horne violated campaign finance laws to force his agency to respond to subpoenas and compel employees there to testify under oath.
Attorney General Tom Horne used more than $300,000 worth of state employee time and office rent in his unsuccessful bid to get reelected, the executive director of the Citizens Clean Elections Commission concluded Tuesday.
In the opinion pages of the Aug. 29 Arizona Republic, readers were told for the second time in August about the growing gang problems in the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Community, problems that have spread beyond Salt River and into the East Valley and beyond. Gangs have long been a problem there and continue to grow in boldness. Last May gangsters murdered a Salt River police officer across the street from an upscale Scottsdale neighborhood. Attacks on police and community members are all too common.
To drive down the 101 and admire Talking Stick Resort, Salt River Fields and pristine farmland you’d never guess that beyond the obvious beauty and the increasing wealth of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community there exists an extremely serious crime problem. A crime problem driven by organized crime gangs with ties to prison gangs and, ultimately Mexico based drug cartels, whose crime sprees don't stop at tribal boundaries, but extend well into the bordering cities of Mesa, Phoenix, Scottsdale, Tempe and beyond.
With close to 60 percent of the votes in the Republican primary Wendy Rogers will face Kyrsten Sinema for the Congressional District 9 seat in the November General Election.
Doug Ducey apparently walked away with the Republican nomination for governor Tuesday, beating out five other contenders.
The Arizona Technology Council took its donation back from Gov. Jan Brewer's political action committee after she used its cash to try to defeat a legislative candidate it supports.
The state's elections director says an organization that has so far put nearly $1.7 million into this year's primary election likely is violating campaign finance laws.
Police cannot frisk someone they stop and question absent some “reasonable suspicion that criminal activity is afoot,” the Arizona Supreme Court ruled Thursday.
Arizona has a higher percentage of individuals who have applied for deferred action than any other states, according to a new report.
As we begin another school year, I am reminded of a quote by Jonathan Kozol who wrote, “A dream does not die on its own. A dream is vanquished by the choices ordinary people make about real things in their own lives.”
The Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture recently announced the recipients of the Community Arts Support Grants Program for the 2014-2015 fiscal year.
A University of Arizona doctor and researcher, given her walking papers last month, is not going quietly.
Assistant Secretary of State Jim Drake ruled Wednesday there is enough evidence and uncontested allegations against Attorney General Tom Horne to merit a full-blown investigation into whether he has been using state resources and employees to campaign for reelection.
Calling it a “stunning power grab,” Attorney General Tom Horne wants a judge to block a decision by the Citizens Clean Elections Commission to investigate whether he has been using his office for campaigning.
Premise: all mankind is born free.
Administrators at Colina’s Summer Kids Club formulated different patriotic activities for the students throughout the week in celebration of Independence Day.
The more than 18,000 Arizona students who dropped out of high school this year will produce $7.6 billion less economic activity over their lifetimes than if those same students had graduated, according to a new report by the Arizona Mayors Education Roundtable.
When the subject of retirement comes up, it often conjures up images of lazy afternoons on a hammock, leisurely walks in the morning sunshine, floating peacefully on a raft in the pool, and other such restful, relaxing ways to spend time. Or retirement often implies completing all of the things on a “bucket list” before becoming too old to do so. Although these can certainly be some of the well-deserved choices of retirement, they don’t necessarily have to define the entire experience. Creatively and conscientiously spending one’s time in retirement is worth a little thought and consideration. One of the ways to create a meaningful retirement is volunteering. It offers purposeful activity and a sense of giving back to loved ones and the community.
A University of Arizona doctor who was pushing for more research into medical marijuana is being let go — she believes for political reasons.
The top aide to Attorney General Tom Horne has selected two attorneys who have donated to Horne to investigate whether Horne and others in the office have been conducting his reelection campaign on state time with state resources.
HERE: Ahwatukee Republican Women general meeting June 24
The Ahwatukee Republican Women’s (ARW) Club awarded the Annual Marjorie Minor Scholarship of $500 to Desert Vista High School senior Jessica Marie Kolodziej at its general meeting on May 27.
Saying there was more than enough evidence to proceed, the state's Citizens Clean Elections Commission voted Thursday to launch a full probe into whether Attorney General Tom Horne has been using state employees and resources to campaign for reelection.