PHOENIX -- A liberal watchdog group is asking the Secretary of State to investigate whether Oro Valley Republican legislator Mark Finchem violated Arizona law by not disclosing the existence o…
ARIZONA CITY — The Arizona City Chamber of Commerce is looking for different ways to attract new members and keep current ones in the loop as to what’s going on around town.
PHOENIX — It doesn’t look like Rep. Mark Finchem will get an investigation into the conduct of Democratic lawmakers who asked the FBI to investigate him.
FLORENCE — Vaccine shipments destined for Pinal County last week have been recalled by the maker because of possible contamination due to delays caused by severe winter weather, health officials say.
ELOY — The Eloy Fire District was faced with an extremely dangerous and tricky rescue Friday morning after a military paratrooper became entangled in some high-voltage transmission lines.
FLORENCE — Pinal County has seen 55,000 COVID-19 vaccine doses administered, Interim County Manager Leo Lew told the Board of Supervisors Wednesday. He noted this is 10,000 more than the county’s number of confirmed cases.
ORO VALLEY -- Republican Rep. Mark Finchem is asking his followers to give him money so he can pay off the $15,500 he spent to host an unofficial election integrity hearing in November.
PHOENIX -- Freshly cleared of violations by the chair of the House Ethics Committee, Rep. Mark Finchem is now turning the tables on some of his accusers and political foes.
TUCSON — The Pima County Board of Supervisors has rescinded an expanded eviction moratorium enacted early this month after two Republican state lawmakers asked the Arizona attorney general to review whether it violated the law.
PHOENIX -- Republican lawmakers are moving to ask voters to throw another hurdle into their own ability to enact laws when legislators won't act -- one that apparently does not exist anywhere else in the country.
PHOENIX — A House panel voted Monday to give police more options to arrest people at demonstrations approving legislation that foes contend will be used to target minorities.
PHOENIX — A 2016 law that Gov. Doug Ducey has touted as helping people who want to make extra cash by renting their house on Airbnb and other platforms would be repealed, if a GOP-sponsored bill letting cities and towns regulate short-term rentals wins approval.
PHOENIX -- The lead organizer of the Jan. 6 rally in Washington, D.C., that turned into a deadly coup attempt based on the false idea that Donald Trump failed to win a second term as president because of massive voter fraud said Arizona’s #StopTheSteal movement started with one man: Mark Finchem.
ARIZONA CITY — At the start of each Toltec School District Governing Board meeting, between the Pledge of Allegiance and a moment of silence, board members and employees raise their right hand and recite the “Treasure Hunter Pledge,” a three-sentence oath that aims to remind each adult that …
FLORENCE — Tim Kanavel, who was instrumental in luring new industry and jobs to Pinal County as economic development director for the past 12 years, died Tuesday night. He had been hospitalized with COVID-19, family members said.
ARIZONA CITY — The Arizona City Fire District’s call volume was higher than normal in January, and COVID-19-related emergency medical service calls accounted for a big part of the uptick, Fire Chief Jeff Heaton told the district board Tuesday.
PHOENIX — Two state lawmakers from Pinal County are asking Attorney General Mark Brnovich to rule that expanded eviction protections approved last week by Pima County supervisors is illegal.
PHOENIX — County Attorney Kent Volkmer says there have been a couple of instances in which individuals charged with dangerous crimes in Pinal County were released into the community because they were deemed mentally incompetent.
ARIZONA CITY — While students in the Toltec School District are set to return to the classroom on March 22 following spring break, more than half of parents and staff surveyed recently said they are “extremely concerned” about the spread of COVID-19 among staff and students.
PHOENIX — A majority of House Democrats are calling for the expulsion of Republican Mark Finchem based on what they say are his improper actions before and during the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.
PHOENIX (AP) — Former President Donald Trump’s unsuccessful reelection campaign reported it paid over $6,000 to a business belonging to a Pinal County legislator who sought to have the Legislature overturn Joe Biden’s win in the state.
PHOENIX — Plans by Gov. Doug Ducey to allow statewide sports wagering, betting on fantasy leagues, keno and more tribal gambling could be undermined by a Pinal County lawmaker.
PHOENIX — The Arizona House of Representatives Thursday passed a bill harnessing smart water management to drive economic development and housing availability in Pinal County.
CASA GRANDE — By taking the job fair experience and transforming it into a mobile application, Achieve Pinal hopes to make it easier for job seekers to find the perfect gig.
FLORENCE — With state transportation officials preparing to announce their preferred corridor for a future north-south freeway this summer, the Pinal County Board of Supervisors voted to renew its support for a route.
COOLIDGE — February is usually an important month for Central Arizona Valley Institute of Technology as it tries to recruit partner schools and students. This year, CAVIT is trying something different out of necessity. During a Governing Board meeting on Wednesday, Superintendent Mike Glover…
PHOENIX — COVID-19 infections in Arizona appeared to be leveling off last week when officials confirmed that a variant of the virus, first found in the United Kingdom, had been found in Pinal and Maricopa counties.
FLORENCE — It’s exciting to see Pinal County transition from an economy reliant on new homes to one based on manufacturing 21st-century products, Board of Supervisors Chairman Steve Miller said at Friday’s Pinal Partnership meeting.
FLORENCE — Pinal County has received a federal grant to provide more than $14 million in emergency rental assistance this calendar year to households earning less than 80% of median income.
FLORENCE — Pharmacies at Fry's and Safeway grocery stores in Pinal County will soon be administering COVID-19 vaccinations to the general public, health officials said.
CASA GRANDE — A Pinal County Superior Court judge who was pulled over on New Year’s Eve by a Casa Grande Police officer is seeking treatment for high blood pressure.
SIGNAL PEAK — Evelyn Casuga and Jerry Walker were sworn in as the newest members of the Central Arizona College Governing Board on Tuesday. Casuga was immediately elected to become vice president and David Odiorne president, taking over from board member Dan Miller.
PHOENIX — A former Pinal County constable and detention officer thinks he’s found a way to prevent peaceful protests from turning violent: new criminal penalties.
FLORENCE — If the federal government makes any further CARES Act payments to local governments for expenses related to COVID-19, Pinal County is asking for fairness.
FLORENCE — Just about everyone wants the new COVID-19 vaccine, or at least that’s how it looks in Pinal County. Public Health staff had received over 4,000 calls in the last couple of days, Director Tascha Spears said.
PHOENIX — Democratic state legislative leaders are asking the FBI to investigate four Arizona Republican officials, including two with Pinal County ties, over their role in the Jan. 6 riot where protesters breached Congress, resulting in five deaths.
ARIZONA CITY — The Arizona City Fire District has received another $28,000 grant, Fire Chief Jeffrey Heaton told the district board Monday.
FLORENCE — Pinal County Assessor Douglas Wolf has announced that qualified widows, widowers and those 100% disabled can now apply for a property tax exemption for 2021.
PHOENIX — Several Arizona Republican officials defended Wednesday’s violent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, sought to blame political enemies for the pro-Trump mob’s criminal activity or spread conspiracy theories deflecting responsibility away from the president’s supporters.
ELOY — A former Toltec School District teacher has filed an Equal Employment Opportunity discrimination complaint against the district with the Arizona Attorney General’s Office.
FLORENCE — Kaye Persinger of Marion, Ohio, — who was known as Kaye Dickson when she ran for Pinal County Sheriff five years ago — said she’ll miss Reyes.
COOLIDGE — The CAVIT Governing Board members have approved awarding special credit to struggling students so that their academic careers aren’t derailed by challenges unique to the pandemic.