Kyl was paid $75k a year for lectures, advisory work & co-teaching a single seminar
Arizona State University has explained, at least partially, what former U.S. Sen. Jon Kyl has done for the school since 2013 to earn a hefty paycheck.
Arizona federal employees grapple with shutdown’s effects
The government shutdown continues to dominate Washington, D.C., and is nearing a milestone set previously during the Clinton administration over a fight with the GOP led house over medicare for longest shutdown in U.S. history and Arizona federal workers are starting to feel the pressure.
Sheriff Penzone: Southwest key child abuse investigations fell through the cracks
Maricopa County Sheriff Paul Penzone said things fell through the cracks in the investigations his agency conducted into three reports of child abuse at a Southwest Key facility for migrant children in Youngtown.
Sonoran guv: Build bridges, not walls
With the backdrop of a presidential trip to the southern border and a government partially shut-down over disagreement on funding for a border wall, Gov. Claudia Pavlovich of Sonora, Mexico, told the Arizona Mirror she rejects plans to build a wall along the length of the U.S.-Mexico border.
Hoffman takes oath of office on children’s book
Kathy Hoffman took her oath of office as Arizona’s superintendent of public instruction on a children’s book that she’s often used to help students who have limited communication skills.
Hobbs, Hoffman give Dems something to cheer about in inaugural speeches
Secretary of State Katie Hobbs and Superintendent of Public Instruction Kathy Hoffman planted their flags as Arizona’s first Democratic statewide elected officials in nearly a decade when they were sworn in on Monday.
Ducey says no spending sprees as he prepares for second term
Gov. Doug Ducey faces a far rosier budget situation than when we he first took the oath of office four years ago, but as he was sworn in for his second term, he made clear that he plans to hold the line on spending this year.
Kyl claims $129k salary from ASU for teaching, but what he taught is a mystery
Kyl disclosed nearly $129,000 from Arizona State University, and at least $5,000 from both Arizona Public Service and Salt River Project, the state’s two largest electric utilities.
Expungement law sought by criminal justice reformers
Fresh out of prison, where he’d just finished a year-and-a-half stint in prison for stealing a relative’s car, Adam Rose walked into a Starbucks inside a grocery store in Safford to apply for a job.
Rep. Cook was arrested, charged for 2003 roadside brawl with brother
A police report obtained by the Arizona Mirror details a fight between Globe Republican Rep. David Cook and his brother that led to misdemeanor charges in 2003.
ACLU claims Cottonwood school is discriminating with ‘scarlet badges’
The Arizona chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union is claiming a Cottonwood high school is discriminating against students and violating federal law with a badge policy they’ve called “scarlet badges.”
ABOR tries to rein in university development
The Arizona Board of Regents recently adopted new rules that aim to reign in real estate deals done by universities, just as Arizona State University has begun to move forward on several big projects.