Much is being made of the importance of this year’s presidential election. But in all the noise, the most important election for Maricopa County is flying under the radar: the race for Maricopa County attorney. This position wields unparalleled power, possessing wide discretion in determining who to charge and how to sentence people, as well as substantial influence over state criminal legal policy.
I've never had a pre-existing condition. I was born and raised in Phoenix, where I ran my first marathon at 16 years old. I won my first 50-miler and signed up for my first 100-miler soon after. I've run 23 marathons in my life. I’m 32 years old, I’m healthy. In early April, I nearly lost my life to COVID-19.
I shouldn’t be surprised by anything that comes out of Rep. Paul Gosar’s mouth or from his twitter feed. But I really was shocked to see this.
Abortion is not a crime. But if Roe v. Wade is overturned, outdated laws that are still on the books in Arizona could go back into effect to make abortion illegal.
If you think you’re safe from the coronavirus just because you’re outdoors, think again. While the wind and the large volume of air make the outdoors less risky than being indoors, circumstances matter. Someone who is...
Maricopa County has some of the worst air quality in the nation and earned another “F” rating this year from the American Lung Association.
Most Arizonans don’t need to be convinced that our climate is changing, especially after this summer. It was hot, dry and deadly. And we have the records to prove it.
My research shows that when politicians use hate speech, domestic terrorism increases – in the U.S. and in other countries.
Maricopa County Attorney Allister Adel recently declined to bring charges against George Cervantes, the Arizona Department of Public Safety trooper who shot and killed Dion Johnson, an African American man sleeping in his car on Memorial Day.