I was told the bill was DOA in the House before it even got out of the Senate. It was “double-assigned” meaning it had to pass two committees instead of just one.
Trust me on this - you've not seen the last Ticker from me on this subject. Not by a long shot. If you're an Arizona lawmaker, did something wrong in this regard, and think this issue is just going to wither away and die, you're sadly mistaken.
Glendale has until Monday to pay $25 million to the National Hockey League to cover this season's
In a reversal from statements a week earlier, Realty Executives Inc. confirmed Friday that it intended to file for bankruptcy protection "within the next 48 hours."
From what I can discern from talking to various involved parties, the consensus is that any bill that requires the banks or mortgage servicers to even discuss the issue of proper chain of title as being part of the foreclosure process...
Munnell's memo contained a variety of allegations, including one in which Hendershott ordered deputies to write a search warrant for a conference room that county supervisors use for confidential meetings. When deputies refused to write the search wa
In Phoenix, the problem is especially acute. Nearly 202,000 individuals are 50 percent or more in negative equity, according to a Corelogic Inc. analysis prepared at the request of Bloomberg News. More than one in every five Phoenix...
There's a video of a man showing Maricopa Co. Sheriff Joe Arpaio a copy of the Constitution as the sheriff [publicly] rants, raves, and pats himself on the back. Despite doing nothing thratening, the man promptly was tackled and led away by cops.
Ms. McLain, deserves every bit of political heat that she has taken and, hopefully, will continue to take on this very issue. Her action, while legal under parliamentary rules, stands as a raw financial **** of those in Arizona who have...
This morning's Case-Shiller number continued to show that the U.S. is in the midst of a housing double-dip. Prices in 10 cities hit brand new lows, and overall prices fell 3.3% year-over-year in February.
That's right folks, in Arizona actually having a lender prove they own the debt they alleged you're not paying is asking too much, is "false hope", and is a violation of their rights...... to steal your house without proving they have the right to...
A pair of Republican lawmakers was on the defense yesterday after bloggers began weaving a tale of conspiracy, alleging a piece of real estate legislation was killed in exchange for a lawsuit against one of the lawmakers being settled.
The Senate passed this bill, by the way, 28-2. But after it passed something odd happened - it disappeared!
Only one question remains for Arizona residents: Are you going to sit for being screwed raw by this putrid viper or will you stand and do something about it?
A bill approved by the Arizona Legislature would end the flat right that misdemeanor DUI defendants now have under state law to a jury trial for a first offense. The legislator who sponsored the bill called the jury change reasonable because other
"A lot of people in that age group came into adulthood with a lot of confidence," she said. "They thought they could get a good education and - even if they had to charge it with student loans - they were going to come out making...
Scottsdale-based Realty Executives Inc. has not made a lease payment on its Pinnacle Peak branch office building since October, according to a landlord complaint filed recently in Maricopa County Superior Court.
Sheriff Joe Arpaio fired Chief Deputy David Hendershott and Deputy Chief Larry Black Friday following a six-month investigation into allegations of misconduct that targeted those two top aides and Capt. Joel Fox.
Japan nuclear radiation in Arizona milk samples show radioactive Iodine contamination levels up to 1600% above EPA drinking water limits. To make matters worse those contamination levels of radiation do not even include Caesium...
According to Attorney Bill Risner, the Arizona Supreme Court issued its order today denying Pima County's Petition for Review of the decision of the Court of Appeals. As a result, the Libertarian Party has completed the second half of its legal vict
Metro Phoenix's housing market took a turn for the better last month, and if current trends continue, home prices could start to climb again before the end of the year.
One knowledgeable Phoenix broker explained that his investor-clients are often 50 and older who have been pulled into residential investing because of the plunge in interest rates they’ve had to endure.
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer on Monday vetoed a bill that would have required President Barack Obama and other presidential candidates to prove their U.S. citizenship before their names could appear on the state's ballot. The bill would have made Arizo
University officials and students are cheering a surprise veto from Gov. Jan Brewer, who refused to sign into law a bill that would have allowed guns on university and community college campuses. Higher education officials had lobbied heavily against
6.7 million delinquent mortgages are waiting to flood the market around the country -- and with near-zero cure rates most of them will. Another 2 million homes in foreclosure are being held off the market by banks.
"The Fiesta Bowl intends to invoice elected officials, where appropriate, for the amounts (it) paid for their tickets or other benefits," bowl attorney Nathan Hochman said in an e-mail Wednesday. "If an elected official disputes the amounts paid by t
The Arizona chapter of Americans for Prosperity, along with allied Tea Party groups and policy organizations, is hosting a giant Feet to the Fire Tea Party from 6:00 to 9:00 pm on the evening of April 15, 2011. The event will take place on the House
The State Bar has opened an investigation into Gary Husk and Grant Woods, the former Arizona attorney general, for allegations by former and current employees who said they were reimbursed for making political-campaign contributions, a felony.
Considerable controversy surrounds the grant, with critics alleging that the Phoenix police department deliberately inflated kidnapping statistics to obtain it. The department and its top officials dismiss the allegations as untrue.
When top Maricopa County sheriff's officials decided a proposed East Valley development would have no financial impact on the Sheriff's Office, they directly contradicted an analyst's assessment that it would cost the agency $500,000