Phoenix, AZ – The state is putting an immediate halt to more than $170 million worth of road projects -- including widening the highway to the Hoover Dam --- because federal funds are drying up. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer explains.
Phoenix, AZ – Sen. Tom O'Halleran was defeated by Steve Pierce. And Rep. Pete Hershberger lost his bid to move to the Senate. Both had angered some Republicans by voting for the governor's budget and refusing to support permanent repeal of the state property tax.
Phoenix, AZ – Governor Janet Napolitano said today that Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin probably is facing some sexism in coverage. But Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer reports that Napolitano said that's no reason to vote for her.
Phoenix, AZ – Two proposed ballot measures--including one which would have raised the state's sales tax to fund new roads and mass transit projects--are officially dead. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer explains.
Phoenix, AZ – A federal judge today permanently blocked local and state officials from prosecuting Flagstaff resident Dan Frazier for the anti-war T-shirts he is selling. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer reports.
Three of the four Democrats running for state Corporation Commission said today they believe Gov. Janet Napolitano cannot enter into a regional agreement to cap greenhouse gases on her own. Arizona Public Radio's Howard Fischer reports.