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Most Tempe residents will never come in contact with the University Lakes Precinct Justice of the Peace. The JP has jurisdiction over misdemeanor and traffic crimes committed at Arizona State University and outside of the Tempe City limits and a laundry list of civil law matters. JPs aren't required to be attorneys.
The state's high court is being asked to decide when groups attacking politicians up for election have to disclose who is financing the effort.
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.
Attorney General Tom Horne is quietly dropping his effort to quash one of the investigations into his losing campaign for reelection, at least for now.
In December 2008, a passenger on a Virgin airline flight took a picture of the food that he was served on the flight and wrote a complaint to the founder of Virgin Group, Sir Richard Branson, bringing a whole new meaning to the tired stand-up comedian topic, “What’s the deal with airline food?”
Dr. Maria Harper-Marinick, executive vice chancellor and provost of the Maricopa Community Colleges, has been re-elected as chair of the U.S. Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance (ACSFA). U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan first appointed Harper-Marinick to the committee in 2012.
If good weather, lots of seniors and a host of recreation options are important for you, then Arizona communities are a good place to retire. At least that's according to a matrix of indicators built by WalletHub, a personal finance web site that looks at such things.
Gov. Jan Brewer called the amount of personal finances and “dark money” spent on races this year “astounding.”
If President Obama negotiates a massive new trade bill but doesn’t tell the general public about it, can it still go into effect? Can it still deplete our jobs and prosperity, the way past trade agreements like NAFTA and the recent Korean trade agreement have? Can it still lead to a destructive trade deficit?
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.
A lawyer for Attorney General Tom Horne asked a judge on Monday to kill one of the three investigations against him.
The No. 1 company for real estate sales in the Valley, with $4.8 billion worth of residential real estate sales in the past year, is expanding its leadership team with the addition of two executives.
In a case with statewide and possibly immediate impact, the Arizona Court of Appeals ruled Thursday that “dark money” groups can be forced to disclose the source of their cash even if their commercials don't specifically advocate for anyone's election or defeat.
Waiting until after some ballots already have been cast, Gov. Jan Brewer Thursday finally formally backed former Mesa Mayor Scott Smith as her successor.
The Ahwatukee Foothills Chamber of Commerce’s annual Back to Business Expo will feature keynote speaker Tim Hovik, general manager and owner of San Tan Ford on Tuesday, Aug. 19, at the Four Points By Sheraton Ahwatukee, 10831 S. 51st St. Hovik’s topic is: “Turning Business Around For Success.”
Incumbent Attorney General Tom Horne lashed out Monday night at “liberal media” and “a small, self-selected group of people” for trying to derail his reelection bid.
The American Lung Association recently announced that Kathryn A. Forbes, CPA, has been elected chair of the organization’s national board of directors. Forbes will serve a two-year term in that position, providing leadership and support to Lung Association staff working nationwide to drive forward a strategic plan to achieve their vision of creating a world free of lung diseases, including lung cancer.
The head of the organization offering to fund a study on medical marijuana at the University of Arizona said he will pull the cash unless the school restores fired doctor and researcher Sue Sisley to the staff and the project.
If you received a bill in the mail that contained $700 in hidden fees, you’d be furious ... right? That’s exactly what could happen to you this November if you live in Phoenix.
After signing a letter of intent to be acquired by Arizona State University, one of the state’s top business schools faces a hurdle that has hindered it in the past.
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.
Ben Franklin once said. “If you fail to plan, then you’re planning to fail.” He wasn’t talking about government, but the wisdom applies.
One of the three Republicans running for Secretary of State said Tuesday night he's not convinced that Arizona law should bar anonymous spending on political campaigns.
A major auto dealer has become a prime force in trying to ensure that Doug Ducey is the Republican nominee for governor — and that Christine Jones is not.