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Fire truck purchase among items on Monday’s Chandler …

4/14/2024
A $1.25 million purchase of a new fire truck is one of the many high-dollar items on Monday’s Chandler City Council study session consent agenda. The study session is set for 6 p.m. in the …

Arizona Supreme Court decision on abortion sets up …

4/9/2024
PHOENIX -- Arizona's territorial-era law outlawing abortion except to save the life of the mother is enforceable, the state Supreme Court ruled Tuesday.

Lake, Finchem make last-ditch effort to U.S. Supreme …

4/5/2024
PHOENIX — Alleging Maricopa County lied, Kari Lake and Mark Finchem are making a last-ditch plea to the U.S. Supreme Court to consider their claim that voting machines are so inherently inaccurate that they should not be used in elections.

Higley USD committee recommends override, $83M bond

4/4/2024
A “citizens committee” appointed to study Higley Unified School District’s financial issues has recommended the district’s governing board put a 15% maintenance and operations …

With bond off table, Gilbert Public Schools considers …

3/29/2024
Gilbert Public Schools will forgo an attempt to acquire a bond this fall to address its capital needs, but the district will ask voters for permission to sell two plots of land it owns.   …

Chandler Council authorizes fuel contract for $7.8M

3/25/2024
​By approving the consent agenda at its March 21 meeting, the Chandler City Council greenlighted $7.8 million contract extensions with three companies to cover the city’s fuel needs at a …

Chandler to spend $7M on airport soil cleanup

3/20/2024
A $7 million contract for airport site environmental remediation likely will be on the Chandler City Council’s agenda for its Thursday, March 21, meeting. The item was one of dozens that …

Peoria mayor, resident have brusque exchange at …

3/20/2024
Peoria Mayor Jason Beck and a resident had a heated exchange during the public comment section of the March 19 council meeting when the mayor was caught on a hot mic essentially saying the resident should be quiet.

Republican lawmakers send sex trafficking bill to the …

3/18/2024
PHOENIX — Ignoring pleas from Democrats that victims could be caught up in harsh sentencing, Republican lawmakers on Monday sent a measure to the November ballot that if passed by voters in November would require those convicted of sex trafficking minors to spend life in prison with no chance of ever being released.

Extended winter will cause havoc during upcoming …

3/18/2024
PHOENIX — The very wet and extended winter is going to cause fire havoc in much of Arizona’s grasslands, the state’s chief fire management officer said Monday.

Lake, Finchem want U.S. Supreme Court to look at …

3/15/2024
PHOENIX — Kari Lake and Mark Finchem want the U.S. Supreme Court to give them a do-over of their losing claim that machines used to tabulate votes in some Arizona counties are so inherently unreliable that they violate their constitutional rights.

Transgender teacher files lawsuit against Peoria …

3/14/2024
A Desert Harbor Elementary School teacher is suing the Peoria Unified School District, governing board member Heather Rooks and former governing board member Rebecca Hill for discrimination and other charges.