Especially with last year’s mayoral election in Prescott so badly muddied by secret donations to political efforts for that critical local office, it is with acute disappointment that we observe the state Senate’s vote last week, approving, in a narrow margin – 17 to 13 – a measure that, since being signed into law this week by the governor, outlaws any local ordinance in Arizona that would require donors to political campaigns to be identified.
The state of education funding in Arizona is dire.
This week the Arizona Department of Transportation will host a meeting to lay out its plans and options regarding Interstate 17 – how the 60-year-old freeway could be fixed to avoid traffic backups.
Many questions remain concerning what was first reported as “an incident” on one of the Mingus Union High School athletic team buses.
If we squint even a little closely at the startling events of Sunday night in Tempe – where a woman was struck and killed by a presumed self-driving Uber car – it’s easy see that this tragedy is only the latest in this lauded startup’s continuing history of problems with labor and a blatant disregard for women’s safety, too.
A grieving father – who lost his 14-year-old daughter, Alaina JoAnn Petty, to the Valentine’s Day shooting at a high school in Broward County, Florida – is advocating a gracious heaping of loving kindness at the institutions where children are educated.
In 2016, marijuana for personal use failed to pass in Arizona, with 51.32 percent of voters saying “no.”
Arizona’s Motor Vehicle Division — as of Monday, March 5 — has begun allowing testing for learner's permits to be taken on the internet, rather than in person.
The talk on the local and national streets has been “what to do about guns?”
One year from now you may get more money back on your federal taxes, thanks to the tax reform Congress passed in December 2017, and Arizona stands to get about $250 million.
School teachers in Arizona are at the bottom of the pay scale nationwide.
A fee to help pay for road work is advancing in the Legislature — with good and not-so-great stipulations.
On Tuesday, Feb. 13, eight students from Paradise Valley High School placed their backpacks on the ground, then laid down on the floor.
Last summer Prescott voters had their first experience with dark money in a local election.
Our state lawmakers are considering a bill that would make it illegal to text while driving.
There is more to what The Daily Courier published this past week, “Prescott Fire Department gets upgrade in fire-risk rating,” than the number 4 and the number 2.
Paul Gosar was elected to represent the people of this district as our representative in Washington, D.C. His words and actions reflect on all of us.